The Scottish University Land Unit (SULU) has been set up to encourage law students across Scotland to take an active interest in land reform, community empowerment, and community rights in respect of land; and, working in partnership with the Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS) and the Community Ownership Support Service (COSS), to provide practical support to community bodies looking to exercise these rights.SULU - Heads of Terms 2020.pdf
Part 3 of the Act 2015 on Participation Requests is focussed on extending and improving community participation in improving outcomes for their communities. It is the legislation that enables communities to request to participate in decisions and processes which are aimed at improving outcomes.Participation Requests Guidance.docx
An attempt to map out some unclear areas of the law regarding Common Good land.Land of Myths and (Occasional) Legends? by Roddy McGeoch (Law Society Journal 2011)
This factsheet from SULU (Scottish Universities Land Unit) provides useful information on abandoned, neglected or detrimental land which is thought to be owned by a dissolved company.
Note: This factsheet is for Scottish property only and contains guidance, not legal advice.
SULU Factsheet (Abandoned, Neglected or Detrimental Land - Dissolved Companies).pdf
The Scottish FA guide to Community Asset Transfers is aimed at football clubs across Scotland who are either considering or in the process of negotiating a change in the way they manage and secure facilities in their local community.scottish-fa-community-asset-transfers.pdf
A flowchart to guide you through the asset transfer process from relevant authority to community body under the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015.flowchart feb 2016.pdf
This information sheet has been prepared by the Community Ownership Support Service in conjunction with the Tobermory Harbour Association. It is designed to provide community groups with guidance to enable them to make informed decisions on the viability of marine assets.Community Ownership of Piers, Slipways and Harbours
This document highlights lease provisions which existing projects have identified as having significant impact on the viability and sustainability of their project and their ability to use the assets to benefit their communities.Lease Provisions and Potential Impact.doc