Review of the effectiveness of current community ownership mechanisms and of options for supporting the expansion of community ownership in Scotland

Rob McMorran, Anna Lawrence, Jayne Glass, Jon Hollingdale, Annie McKee, Diane Campbell, Malcolm Combe

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    Abstract

    This report presents the findings of research commissioned by the Scottish Land Commission to review the effectiveness of community ownership mechanisms and options for simplifying or improving these mechanisms to enable and support the expansion of community ownership in Scotland. This included reviewing processes relating to negotiated sales or transfers of land and/or assets to communities, as well as legislative mechanisms including the Community Right to Buy (CRtB), Crofting Community Right to Buy, the Transfer of Crofting Estates (Scotland) Act 1997 and
    Asset Transfer measures under the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherScottish Land Commission
    Publication statusPrint publication - 2018

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