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Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015


173.Section 74 of the Act inserts a new Part 3A into the 2003 Act to give communities a right to buy land that is wholly or mainly abandoned or neglected, or where the use or management of the land causes harm to the environmental wellbeing of the community, for the purposes of the sustainable development of that land, where there is no willing seller.

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