Crofting Reform (Scotland) Act 2010

Citation2010 asp 14
(1) The Crofters Commission is renamed and is to be known as the Crofting Commission.established by section 1 of the Crofters (Scotland) Act 1955 (c.21) ; andcontinued in being by section 1 of the Crofters (Scotland) Act 1993 (c.44) (the “1993 Act”) .(3) For schedule 1 to the 1993 Act, substitute the schedule contained in schedule 1.(4) Any reference in any enactment to the Crofters Commission is, unless the contrary intention appears, to be construed as a reference to the Crofting Commission.(1) In section 1 of the 1993 Act (constitution and general functions of Crofters Commission) , for subsection (2) substitute—
  • “(2) The Commission have—
  • (a) the general functions of—
  • (i) regulating crofting;
  • (ii) reorganising crofting;
  • (iii) promoting the interests of crofting;
  • (iv) keeping under review matters relating to crofting; and
regulating crofting;reorganising crofting;promoting the interests of crofting;keeping under review matters relating to crofting; andsuch other functions conferred on them by or under this Act or under any other the crofting counties; andin any area for the time being designated as mentioned in section 3A(1) (b) and in which there are crofts; andthe impact of changes to the overall area of land held in crofting tenure on the sustainability of crofting.(2) After section 2 of that Act insert—
    (2A) Ministers' power to modify functions of Commission
  • “(1) The Scottish Ministers may, by order—
  • (a) confer functions on;
  • (b) remove functions from;
  • (c) otherwise modify functions of,
  • the Commission.
confer functions on;remove functions from;otherwise modify functions of,The

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