Crofting Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

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Views from a Solicitor on the Crofting Reform (Scotland) Act 2010: Presentation given by Brian Inkster of Inksters Solicitors to Crofting Law Conference held by The WS Society / Crofting Law Group in Fort William on 3 September 2010

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Crofting Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

  1. 1. Crofting Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 <br />Views from a Solicitor: Brian Inkster<br />
  2. 2. Part 1<br />Reorganisation of the Crofters Commission<br />
  3. 3. Part 2<br />The Crofting Register<br />
  4. 4. Registration<br />
  5. 5. Persons responsible for <br />applications for registration<br />
  6. 6. Applications for registration<br />
  7. 7. Acceptance of <br />application for registration<br />
  8. 8. Completion of registration<br />
  9. 9. The registration schedule<br />
  10. 10. Notification of first registration<br />
  11. 11. Challenge to first registration<br />& Appeals<br />
  12. 12. Resumed and decrofted crofts<br />
  13. 13. Rectification and Indemnity<br />
  14. 14. First registration of common grazings<br />
  15. 15. Registration of events affecting common grazings & applications for registration<br />
  16. 16. Application of Act to common grazings<br />
  17. 17. Offences<br />
  18. 18. Lands held runrig<br />
  19. 19. Part 3 - Duties of Crofters <br />and Owner-Occupier Crofters<br />
  20. 20. Crofters: residency duty<br />
  21. 21. Crofters: duty not to misuse or neglect croft<br />
  22. 22. Crofters: duty to cultivate and maintain<br />
  23. 23. Duties of owner-occupier crofters<br />
  24. 24. Division of owner-occupied crofts<br />
  25. 25. Commission consent for <br />absence from the croft<br />
  26. 26. Annual Notices<br />
  27. 27. Commission’s duty to investigate <br />suspected breach of duty<br />
  28. 28. Notice of suspected breach of duty<br />
  29. 29. Undertakings<br />
  30. 30. Commissions duty to take action<br />
  31. 31. Appeals<br />
  32. 32. Grazings committees: duties to report breaches of crofters’ and owner-occupier crofters’ duties etc.<br />
  33. 33. Letting of owner-occupied crofts<br />
  34. 34. Part 4<br />Further amendments of the 1993 Act<br />
  35. 35. Limitations on crofter’s <br />ability to nominate disponee<br />
  36. 36. Extension of period during which sum is<br />payable on disposal of croft land<br />
  37. 37. Consideration of application to resume croft<br />& Consideration of decrofting directions<br />
  38. 38. Letting of vacant crofts<br />
  39. 39. Application to decroft where action being taken to re-let vacant croft<br />
  40. 40. Enlargement of crofts<br />
  41. 41. Enlargement of common grazings<br />
  42. 42. Commission’s approval and consent<br />
  43. 43. Succession to crofts<br />
  44. 44. Appeals<br />
  45. 45. Part 5<br />General and Miscellaneous<br />
  46. 46. Duty to Report to the Scottish Parliament<br />
  47. 47. Pre-consolidation modifications <br />of enactments relating to crofting<br />
  48. 48. Brian Inkster<br />inksters.com/croftinglaw<br />

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