The Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 (Commencement No. 1 and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2016

JurisdictionScotland
CitationSSI 2016/193

2016 No. 193 (C. 16)

Land Reform

Rating And Valuation

AnimalsDeer

The Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 (Commencement No. 1 and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2016

Made 7th June 2016

Laid before the Scottish Parliament 8th June 2016

Coming into force 28th June 2016

The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by section 130(2), (3) and (4) of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 20161and all other powers enabling them to do so.

S-1 Citation, commencement and interpretation

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 (Commencement No. 1 and Transitional Provision) Regulations 2016 and come into force on 28th June 2016.

(2) In these Regulations, “the Act” means the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016.

S-2 Appointed days

Appointed days

2.—(1) 28th June 2016 is the day appointed for the coming into force of the provisions of the Act specified in column 1 of the table in the schedule (the subject matter of which is specified in column 2 of that table).

(2) 1st October 2016 is the day appointed for the coming into force of sections 1 and 2 of the Act (land rights and responsibilities statement).

(3) 1st October 2017 is the day appointed for the coming into force of section 3 of the Act (duty to promote land rights and responsibilities statement).

S-3 Transitional provision

Transitional provision

3. The commencement by these Regulations of sections 74 to 76 of the Act does not have the effect of requiring a valuation roll in force prior to 1st April 2017 to be altered, whether by the addition of a new entry to such a roll or the amendment of an existing entry.

ROSEANNA CUNNINGHAM

A member of the Scottish Government

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

7th June 2016

SCHEDULE

Regulation 2(1)

PROVISIONS OF THE ACT COMING INTO FORCE ON 28TH JUNE 2016

Column 1

Provision of the Act

Column 2

Subject matter

Section 74

Repeal of exclusion of shootings and deer forests from valuation roll

Section 75

Valuation of shootings and deer forests

Section 76

Net annual value of deer forests

Section 77

Change of use of land forming part of the common good

Section 78

Functions of deer panels

Section 79

Review of compliance with code of practice on deer management

Section 80

Deer management plans

Section 81

Power to require return on number of deer planned to be killed

Section 82

Increase in penalty for...

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