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Publication - Consultation Paper

Community empowerment and common good property: consultation on draft guidance

Published: 30 Jun 2017
Part of:
Communities and third sector, Public sector
ISBN:
9781788510752

Consultation on guidance for local authorities on how to fulfil the requirements of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015.

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Contents
Community empowerment and common good property: consultation on draft guidance
Annex A – Information to be included in Common Good Register

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Annex A – Information to be included in Common Good Register

Information fields Detail
Name of asset The name by which the asset is generally known by
Description of asset A brief description of what the asset is e.g. land, building, fund
Location The most detailed information that the local authority has about the location of the asset e.g. grid reference, map or description. A member of the public should be able to use the description to accurately identify where the asset is
Former Burgh The former Burgh to which the asset originally belonged
Additional Information Any extra information which might be of use to a reader e.g. if the asset is managed by a third party or, if the asset is not land or property, a description of what the asset is

Example of what entries in a Common Good Register might look like

Name of asset Type of asset Location Former Burgh linked to asset Additional Information
Scotlandtown Recreation Park land An acre of land in Scotlandtown, which is bordered to the north by the river Alba and on the east by Scotland Street. It is adjacent to Scotlandtown town hall. The Royal Burgh of Scotlandtown Exact date of acquisition is unclear but was before 1900.
*Chandlers Row land A lane in Scotlandtown, running from the Harbour to the Marketgate. The Royal Burgh of Scotlandtown *Unconfirmed as common good property – still under investigation.
Dunalba Common Good Fund fund N/A The Burgh of Dunalba Fund set up for the benefit of the inhabitants of Dunalba. Detailed information about what can be funded is available direct from the local authority
Painting of Provost Ross (1893) painting Dunalba Town House, Mercat Square, Dunalba The Burgh of Dunalba Painting gifted to the Burgh of Dunalba by the family of Provost Ross in 1893

Contact

Email: Common Good Guidance Consultation, CGConsultation@gov.scot

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG