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Crofting Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

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  1. Introductory Text


    1. The Crofting Commission

      1. 1.The Crofting Commission

      2. 2.General functions of the Crofting Commission


    1. Duty to establish and maintain register

      1. 3.The Crofting Register

    2. Registration

      1. 4.First registration

      2. 5.Registration of events affecting registered crofts

      3. 6.Persons responsible for applications for registration

      4. 7.Applications for registration

      5. 8.Acceptance of applications for registration

      6. 9.Completion of registration

      7. 10.Completion of registration: further provision on first registrations

    3. The registration schedule

      1. 11.The registration schedule

    4. Notification of first registration

      1. 12.Notification of first registration

      2. 13.Power of entry etc. where Commission are applicant

    5. Challenge to first registration

      1. 14.Challenge to first registration

    6. Removal of resumed and decrofted crofts from register

      1. 15.Resumed and decrofted crofts

    7. Rectification and indemnity

      1. 16.Rectification of the register

      2. 17.Rectification following first registration

      3. 18.Indemnity in respect of loss

    8. Rules and fees

      1. 19.Rules and fees

    9. Appeals

      1. 20.Appeals

    10. Notification of change to registration schedule

      1. 21.Notification of change to registration schedule

    11. Consequential amendments of the 1993 Act

      1. 22.Meaning of “croft” etc.

      2. 23.Registration of new crofts

    12. Registration of common grazings

      1. 24.First registration of common grazings

      2. 25.Registration of events affecting registered common grazings

      3. 26.Applications for registration: common grazings

      4. 27.Registration of new common grazings

      5. 28.Application of Act to common grazings

    13. Offences

      1. 29.Transfer of land containing crofts: offences

      2. 30.Change of landlord: offences

      3. 31.Transfer of land on which common grazing is situated: offences

    14. Lands held runrig

      1. 32.Lands held runrig


    1. Crofters' duties relating to residency, use, misuse and neglect of crofts

      1. 33.Duties relating to residency, use, misuse and neglect of crofts

    2. Duties of owner-occupier crofters

      1. 34.Duties of certain owner-occupiers of crofts

    3. Commission consent for absence from croft

      1. 35.Consent for absence from croft

    4. Enforcement of duties of crofters and owner-occupier crofters

      1. 36.Information as to compliance with duties: annual notices

      2. 37.Enforcement of duties of crofters and certain owner-occupiers

    5. Grazings committees: duty to report misuse etc.

      1. 38.Grazings committees: duty to report breaches of crofters' and owner-occupier crofters' duties etc.

    6. Letting of owner-occupied crofts

      1. 39.Letting of owner-occupied crofts


    1. Disposal of croft land, resumption and decrofting

      1. 40.Limitation on crofter's ability to nominate disponee

      2. 41.Extension of period during which sum is payable on disposal of croft land

      3. 42.Consideration of application to resume croft

      4. 43.Consideration of decrofting directions

    2. Letting of vacant crofts

      1. 44.Requirements to submit proposals for re-letting crofts

      2. 45.Application to decroft where action being taken to re-let vacant croft

    3. Enlargement of crofts and common grazings

      1. 46.Enlargement of crofts

      2. 47.Enlargement of common grazings

    4. Commission's approval and consent

      1. 48.Obtaining Commission approval or consent

    5. Succession to crofts

      1. 49.Bequest of crofts

    6. Appeals

      1. 50.Appeals: procedure


    1. 51.Duty to report to the Scottish Parliament

    2. 52.Pre-consolidation modifications of enactments relating to crofting

    3. 53.Subordinate legislation

    4. 54.Ancillary provision

    5. 55.Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

    6. 56.Interpretation

    7. 57.Short title, commencement and Crown application

    1. SCHEDULE 1


      1. SCHEDULE 1 THE CROFTING COMMISSION (introduced by section 1(6)) Status...

    2. SCHEDULE 2


    3. SCHEDULE 3


      1. 1.Section 8 applies to an application for registration forwarded under...

      2. 2.Section 9 applies to registration relating to a common grazing...

      3. 3.Section 10 applies to a first registration of a common...

      4. 4.Section 11 applies to a common grazing as it applies...

      5. 5.Section 12 applies to a certificate of registration relating to...

      6. 6.Section 13 applies to a notice required to be affixed...

      7. 7.Section 14 applies to registration of a common grazing (other...

      8. 8.Section 15 applies to a resumed common grazing as it...

      9. 9.Section 16 applies to rectifications relating to common grazings as...

      10. 10.Section 17 applies to a rectification of the register relating...

      11. 11.Section 18 applies to an entitlement to indemnity relating to...

      12. 12.Section 19 applies to the making of rules and orders...

      13. 13.Section 20 applies to an act or omission of the...

      14. 14.Section 21 applies to an amendment to the registration schedule...

    4. SCHEDULE 4


      1. Small Landholders (Scotland) Act 1911

        1. 1.(1) The Small Landholders (Scotland) Act 1911 (c.49) is amended...

      2. Succession (Scotland) Act 1964

        1. 2.(1) The Succession (Scotland) Act 1964 (c.41) is amended as...

      3. Crofters (Scotland) Act 1993

        1. 3.(1) The 1993 Act is amended as follows.

      4. Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000

        1. 4.In schedule 3 to the Ethical Standards in Public Life...

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