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Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015

Duty to maintain list

387.Section 111 imposes an obligation on local authorities to establish and maintain a waiting list of residents who have requested an allotment (subsection (1)).

388.Subsection (2) provides that there is no set format for such lists and local authorities may manage them as they see fit. They may, for example, wish to split the list into applicants’ preferred geographical areas. Subsection (3) provides that a person’s details must be removed from the list when their request to lease an allotment is agreed to or if the person withdraws their request.

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