Guide to the 2016 Land Reform (Scotland) Act

Part 10 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016 introduces some significant changes to agricultural holdings legislation. These changes will be introduced gradually since some require further work by the Scottish Government to clarify certain aspects so It is likely to be well into 2018 before all the parts are enacted.

This guide summarises the main features of the legislation and the implications for landlords and tenants of agricultural holdings.