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Land Issues

Community Land Buy Outs In Scotland
A few links that might help
Scottish Community Land Network   HIE Community Land   Community Land Project Links
Who Owns Scotland  
Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 Part 2 Community Right to Buy
Land Reform Act Help Web Site By Andy Wightman
Common Good Land In Scotland  - A Review and Critique
Rural Development Forestry Case Studies  
How A Community Can Buy Land Near To Them (The Process Explained)

Who Owns Scotland
A web site Showing who owns what.  Only 64% in Caithness as at 30 September 2002.
A project that has grown out of the book by Andy Wightman.  Andy Wightman is a freelance writer and researcher specialising in land tenure and rural development. The author of Who Owns Scotland (Canongate, 1996) and Scotland:
 
Buy Who Owns Scotland? by Andy Wightman

Who Owns Caithness

Scottish Outdoor Access Code

Draft Scottish Outdoor Access Code

Scottish Outdoor Access Code - At SNH

SNH Access Publications

Scottish Outdoor Access Code At Land Care.org

Scottish Outdoor Access Code At Ramblers Association Scotland

Community Right To Buy
Guidlines at Scottish Executive

Homeland Web Site

Community Land Action Group

The draft Land Reform (Scotland) Bill Launch was launched on Thursday 22nd February in Aberfoyle.   Responses must be in by the 18th May

Earlier Press Comment

Draft Land Reform
(Scotland) Bill

Social Land Ownership
Case Studies

Scottish Land Reform Convention

Selling Tiny Pieces Of Land With An Odd Title?
In Scotland these titles are meaningless and few would have anything to do with themThere is some mention of possibly helping the environmentHere at Caithness,org we think anyone wishing to save the environment should consider sending the money to the John Muir Trust or similar environmental organisation and not to a private companyWeb sites selling these tiny pieces of land are -
South Angus Survival

Laird Of Glencairn
And Now For Something Completely Different
See Also
Fake Titles - Scottish Heritage
An article that debunks the system of selling titles with land

Real Burdens
Any condition or obligation affecting land or buildings.
Get more information on proposed changes at the web site of the Scottish Law Commission

John Muir Trust

Scottish Parliament Land Reform Web Site

For the latest on Scottish land Reform search Scottish Executive Publications Web Site

The Community Land Unit, HIE, Bridge House,   20 Bridge Street, Inverness, IV1 IQR
 tel: 01463 244 469
 
www.hie.co.uk

The Caledonia Centre for Social Development:
www.caledonia.org.uk 
www.caledonia.org.uk/land     
www.caledonia.org.uk/socialland

www.caledonia .org.uk/land/landuse.htm

The Scottish Land Fund ;this latest lottery fund has been set up as part of the New Opportunity Fund  to help communities fund for land purchase.

The Scottish Land Fund c/o New  Opportunity Fund, 58 Waterloo Street, Glasgow, G2 7DA
 tel: 0141 242 78 00

www.nof.org.uk 
 

See Also
Fake Titles
Legal Issues and News