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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S5W-17348
Asked by: Graeme Dey, Angus South, Scottish National Party
Date lodged: 19 June 2018

Question

To ask the Scottish Government when it will lay for consultation the proposed draft regulations providing for the disclosure of information about persons who have controlling interests in land in a public register as required by Part 3 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016.

Current status: Answered by Roseanna Cunningham on 20 June 2018


Answer

The Scottish Government today laid for consultation in the Scottish Parliament proposed draft regulations (SG/2018/103) and a proposed explanatory document (SG/2018/104) for a new Register of Persons Holding a Controlled Interest in Land as required by Part 3 of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016. It has also laid a draft partial Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment and a draft Privacy Impact Assessment of the draft regulations within the proposed explanatory document.

In addition the Government has published on its website a consultation document to support the consultation, which will run until 8 November 2018.