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Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015

Duty to review food-growing strategy

407.Each local authority is under a duty to review its food-growing strategy under section 120. This must be done 5 years after the date of initial publication and every 5 years thereafter (subsection (1)). Where the local authority makes changes to its food-growing strategy following a review, the revised strategy must be published on a website or by other electronic means (subsection (2)).

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