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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 66 – Acquisition of interest of tenant over land: allocation of rents etc.

332.Section 66 sets out the implications of the exercise of the right to buy where the application to purchase a tenant’s interest does not apply to the entirety of the land that the tenancy relates to.

333.Subsection (1) specifies that the valuer will consider and determine any questions as to the allocation of rents or rights and obligations generally payable or receivable under the tenancy.

334.Subsection (2) provides that the determination will be as the valuer considers to be equitable in all the circumstances.

335.Subsection (3) provides that the valuer must notify the Part 5 community body, the third party purchaser where relevant, and the tenant of the valuer’s determination.

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