The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act



Allotment Law is Changing - How will it affect Plot holders?

What’s happening?

Allotment laws in Scotland are set to change. The Scottish Allotments and Gardens Society (SAGS) have been working very hard on your behalf to influence the new legislation to protect allotments. A whole section of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act, section 9, has been devoted to allotments and so far we are reasonably pleased with the way the legislation has evolved but there is still a lot more work to do and we need your help.

Read more

Related Documents


And Background Information.

Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015 For allotments read Part 9 

CERB briefing allotments Aug 1st 2012 - Judy Wilkinson wrote this introduction to the legislation covering allotments in Scotland, and a summary of the time line of the consultation process.

Scottish Allotments Legislation - A brief history of allotment legislation in Scotland.

CERB Public Consultation Leaflet  - Is the lite version of the consultation document used in getting opinions on the draft legislation

CERB Formal Consultation Document - Contains the full set of questions asked in the consultation.

COSLA allotments in Scotland Guidance notes_for_Scottish_Councils 

Recipe for success - Scotlands National Food and Drink Policy