Current tag: Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016

Guidance on Engaging Communities in Decisions Relating to Land

Part 4 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 required the Scottish Ministers to prepare and issue guidance about “engaging communities in decisions relating to land which may affect communities”....

The Scottish Land Commission

The Scottish Land Commission will become fully operational from 1st April 2017. In October 2016, the Scottish Government announced that the Scottish Land Commission will be based in Inverness, with...

Land Reform: Land Rights and Responsibilities Statement

The Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 obliges the Scottish Ministers to prepare, consult upon and then publish a “Land Rights and Responsibilities Statement”. The Statement is intended as a set...

Implementation of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016

Following the passage of the most recent Land Reform (Scotland) Act through Parliament in 2016, the subordinate legislation required to bring the provisions of the Act into force has now...

Trade tariffs a double-edged sword for farmers, says MSP | Grierson Dunlop in The Press and Journal

This article originally appeared in The Press and Journal on Saturday 26th November 2016. The implications of land reform and Brexit on Scottish agriculture were highlighted at a specialist farming...