Introduction to the Scottish Land Court.
About the Court
Basic information about what the Court does, how it works, how and when to use it, and the Court’s powers.
Details of the Court’s jurisdiction with regard to agricultural holdings and crofts.
- Historical background:
The history of the Court and the events and Acts of Parliament that brought it into being.
- The Court centenary:
About the commemoration of the Court’s centenary on 1 April, 2012.
- Beginnings and history:
The story of the early days of the Scottish Land Court, and its first one hundred years of history.
Using the Court
- Making an application:
How to make an application to the Court for help in resolving a dispute.
How cases are dealt with by the Court, and the timing and location of hearings.
About decisions and orders made by the Court in resolving disputes, and how to appeal against decisions.
- Application forms:
Forms required for making applications to the Court may be downloaded from this page.
Table of fees charged for applications to the Court for resolving disputes and other services.
- Rules of Court:
The formal procedures and rules under which the Court operates.
- Practice Note No. 1:
Ggeneral guidance relating to resumption applications.
- Practice Note No. 2:
Specific guidance relating to resumption of croft house sites.
- Practice Note No. 3:
Specific guidance relating to resumption of common grazings and the requirements for a Minute of Consent by the Grazings Committee.
- Practice Note No. 4:
General guidance to Respondents on submitting Answers to resumption applications.
- Practice Note No. 5:
Specific guidance on the requirement for attachment of ground plans to Minutes of Consent and planning permission grants in resumption applications.
- Guidance for Court users:
A “Do It Yourself” guide to litigation for users of the Court.
- Guidance note on rent reviews:
A guidance note on how the Court deals with rent review cases under the Agricultural Holdings (Scotland) Act 1991.
A glossary of terms used in relation to the Court’s procedures.
- Reported decisions:
About reported decisions of the Court, where to find them, and how to obtain copies.
- Digest of cases:
A digest of the cases reported in the Scottish Land Court reports from 1982 onwards.
- Recent decisions:
Brief details of recent, unreported decisions of the Court.
Contact the Court
- Office and staff:
How to contact the Court and staff, and where to find the Court offices.
- Enquiry form:
An online form for sending enquiries to the Court.
- About this site:
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