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Crofting Reform (Scotland) Act 2010
Can decrofted land be re-registered as croft land?
Does a crofters require planning consent for a new house prior to them submitting an application to decroft the house site?
How long does the decrofting process for a new house take?
If a decrofting Direction is reversed or recalled or ceases to be effective can the crofter make another decrofting application in respect of the same ground in the future?
If a particular condition - say that the area in respect of which the direction has been made is to be fenced off- has a time limit attached to it what is the effect, if any, of failing to comply with the time limit?
If a tenant or an owner-occupier decrofts a site, for example a croft house site and garden ground or a building plot, and then buys it and sells it on, the decrofting takes it outwith the ambit of the new legislation as it is no longer subject to Crofting Tenure?
If I want to build a house on my croft, will I need planning permission before applying to decroft the site?
Is an advance of purchase decrofting Direction exclusive to the person who is the crofter at the time the Direction is granted?
Is there a general time-limit for complying with conditions set out in a decrofting direction. In other words does the direction cease to have effect if the conditions have not been complied with within a particular period?
May a crofter who has successfully applied to have a house plot decrofted but who has not taken the steps necessary to give effect to the direction ( for example who has not purchased the land from the landlord) seek to have the direction recalled? Can one “undecroft”?
What are Section 17 and 18 feus?
When was decrofting incorporated into legislation?
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