Scottish Government & Scottish Land Commission

To view publications/documents issued by the Scottish Government, the Scottish Land Commission and the Tenant Farming Commissioner of the Scottish Land Commission, click on the headings below:


Stability and Simplicity: proposals for rural funding transition period – 20 June 2018


Scottish Land Commission Strategic Plan – 2018 to 2021

Scottish Land Rights and Responsibilities Statement – 28 September 2017

Guidance Notes

Guide to the Land Reform (Scotland) 2016 Act (1 April 2017)

Short Guide to the Proposed Legislation on Relinquishment of 1991 Act Tenancies (June 2017)

A Guide to The Essential Features of the Modern Limited Duration Tenancy (January 2018)

A Guide to The use of Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Scottish agricultural holdings sector (April 2018)

A Guide to The Professional Conduct of Agents and How to make a complaint (April 2019)

A Guide to Transfer of Tenancies by Assignation and Succession (August 2019)

Codes of Practice

Code of Practice – Amnesty on Tenants’ Improvements (12 June 2017)

Code of Practice – Planning the Future of Limited Partnerships (4 September 2017)

Code of Practice – The Management of Relationships between Agricultural Tenants and the Holder of Sporting Rights (31 October 2017)

Code of Practice – The Maintenance of the Condition of Tenanted Agricultural Holdings (24 January 2018)

Code of Practice – Late Payment of Rent (April 2018)

Code of Practice – Agreeing and Managing Agricultural Leases (February 2019)

All Upcoming Events

ALA Council

Thursday 18 June 2020

ALA Council

Thursday 24 September 2020

ALA Fellowship 2020

Wednesday 30 September 2020 - Friday 2 October 2020

ALA Fellowship 2020

Monday 12 October 2020 - Tuesday 13 October 2020

ALA Fellowship 2020 – Exam

Wednesday 28 October 2020

ALA Autumn Conference 2020

Wednesday 4 November 2020

ALA Council

Thursday 10 December 2020