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The course provides a background to the role of the law in regulating the management and use of the countryside. As such there is an emphasis on planning law and the role of the planning system at national and local levels in terms of development management and development plans. It also covers landscape and nature conservation, access legislation, community right to buy, EIA, tenancy agreements, agricultural holdings legislation, rent reviews and CPO powers.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
This course covers the following areas of law relevant to rural surveying and land management:
the institutional context and the preparation of development plans, planning law;
Planning conditions and agreements;
Landscape and nature conservation and the protection of flora and fauna;
The ownership and transfer of land;
Contract and professional negligence;
Agricultural holdings legislation;
The Land Reform Scotland Act and Environmental Impact Assessment
Compulsory Purchase Orders/ Compensation Claims
Professional Negligence and Rent Reviews
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Assessment Examination (60%) and continuous assessment assignments (40%)
There are no assessments for this course.