Consultation on the Right to Buy Land to Further Sustainable Development

Closed 19 Sep 2019

Opened 26 Jun 2019

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A consultation on regulations to bring into force Part 5 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016, the right to buy land to further sustainable development.

Why your views matter

It is important that those who may seek to use Part 5 to buy land, and those whose land may be sought under Part 5, have the opportunity to comment on how the Part 5 process will work in practice. In addition to asking about the detail of the regulations, the consultation contains an overview of how the Part 5 process will work. This is an opportunity for consultees to consider and comment on whether this matches their expectations of how the Part 5 legislation would work in practice.

Read the consultation paper.

What happens next

Once the consultation is closed, the responses will be considered and the Scottish Government will lay regulations in Parliament to bring the Part 5 right to buy legislation into effect.


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