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Community right to buy: guidance for applications made on or after 15 April 2016

Published: 21 Mar 2016

Guidance for community bodies, landowners and creditors in a standard security with the right to buy the land and third parties with an interest in land to be registered under the community right to buy provisions.

142 page PDF

1.5 MB

142 page PDF

1.5 MB

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Community right to buy: guidance for applications made on or after 15 April 2016
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142 page PDF

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ISBN 978 1 78544 995 6
DPPAS64000

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Introduction

RO-RADH

1: Guidance for Community Bodies (CBs)
1.1 Initial steps
1.2 Land in which a community interest may be registered
1.3 Defining your community
1.4 Forming and registering your community body ( CB) as a company limited by guarantee, Scottish charitable incorporated organisation ( SCIO) or community benefit society (BenCom)
1.5 Demonstrating community support
1.6 The Register of Community Interests in Land ( RCIL)
1.7 Single and multiple registrations of land
1.8 Applying to register your CB’s community interest in land
1.9 What happens after your CB has submitted your application to register a community interest in land?
1.10 Mediation
1.11 Effect of your CB’s registration
1.12 Duration, deletion and re-registration of your CB’s interest in land
1.13 Re-registration of your CB’s community interest in land
1.14 Exercising your CB’s community right to buy65
1.15 Valuation of the land
1.16 Your CB’s right to buy information form
1.17 Ballot
1.18 Funding
1.19 After purchase
1.20 Conclusion

2: Guidance for Landowners and Creditors in a Standard Security With the Right to Sell the Land
2.1 The landowner and creditor in a standard security with the right to sell the land
2.2 Community bodies and your role with them
2.3 Registrable land
2.4 Single and multiple registrations of land
2.5 The Register of Community Interest in Land ( RCIL)
2.6 Applications: “timeous” application and “late” application
2.7 The process to register a community interest in land
2.8 Effect of a registered interest in your land
2.9 Re-registration of a community interest in your land
2.10 Notification of your intention to sell or transfer land
2.11 Valuation of your land
2.12 The CB’s right to buy information form
2.13 Ballot
2.14 Transferring your land to the community body
2.15 Compensation
2.16 Conclusion

3: Guidance for Third Parties
3.1 Who is a third party?
3.2 Identifying your rights
3.3 Effect of the community right to buy on your rights
3.4 Appeals
3.5 Providing information to Ministers
3.6 Compensation

Abbreviations

Annex A The stages in the community right to buy process

Annex B Useful contacts and web links

Annex C The Communities Mapping Tool


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