Crofting Law

Crofting law gives crofters security from eviction but the crofters need to follow the rules and work to improve their plot of land

The old joke is that a croft is a small piece of land completely surrounded by legislation and there are certainly some complications about crofting law. Crofting is unique to Scotland so we can’t look elsewhere for enlightenment. Basically, crofting was set up by the Napier Commission and the Crofters Holdings (Scotland) Act of 1886 to give crofters security from eviction by landlords after they (the crofters) had worked to improve their plot of. . .

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