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Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015

Reference to Land Court of questions on applications

164.Section 68 of the Act amends section 81(1) of the 2003 Act to expand the list of persons who have a right to refer a question to the Land Court before Ministers reach a decision on an application. The list of persons now includes the owner of the land which is the subject of the application, the person entitled to any sporting interests which are the subject of the application and any tenant whose interest is the subject of the application.

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