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Land Ownership (Registration)

Volume 773: debated on Friday 22 November 1968

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will seek powers to compile a register of landowners owning land in excess of 500 acres.

No. Information sufficient for most purposes is already publicly available in the Register of Sasines. In addition appropriate statutory powers exist—for example those of the Land Commission and the Highlands and Islands Development Board—to obtain information about land ownership in particular cases.