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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 23 – Land Commissioners: delegation of functions

53.Subsection (1) allows the Land Commissioners to delegate their functions to a committee established by the Commission under section 17, any employee of the Commission or any other person. The Land Commissioners cannot delegate their functions to the Tenant Farming Commissioner. Subsection (2) makes it clear that any delegation under subsection (1) does not affect the responsibility of the Land Commissioners for the exercise of the functions delegated.

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