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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 113 – Amendment of the Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Acts

704.Section 113 inserts additional sections into the 1991 Act and the 2003 Act to provide for the operation of the amnesty.

705.Subsections (1) and (2) insert new sections 34A, and 45A after sections 34 and 45 (the right to compensation for improvements) of the 1991 Act and the 2003 Act respectively. These new sections are entitled “Amnesty under the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2015” and enable compensation to be payable under section 34 of the 1991 Act and section 45 the 2003 Act when the amnesty provisions are applicable.

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