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Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015

Allotment site regulations

395.An obligation is placed on each local authority under section 115(1) to make allotment site regulations for their area within two years of this section coming into force.

396.The matters set out in subsection (3) must be included in the regulations.

397.In addition to the mandatory requirements under subsection (3), subsection (4) sets out other matters local authorities may include in the regulations.

398.Local authorities are permitted to vary the regulations for different areas or different allotment sites in order to take account of local circumstances (subsection (5)).

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