Crofting



Nine crofters to benefit from funding

Crofters in some of Scotland’s most remote and marginal communities are to benefit from grants to improve their housing or build new homes.

Published 21 January 2021

Crofting Commission wins appeal court ruling preventing tenant crofters erecting wind turbines

The Inner House at the Court of Session has upheld a decision made by the Crofting Commission denying crofters permission to erect land-based wind turbines on the grounds that the result would be "detrimental to the interests of the land owners".

Published 14 September 2020

A Practical Guide to Crofting Law

Crofting law can sometimes seem like an existential exercise, wondering how to make sense of a confusing set of rules in an uncertain world. It is not possible to discuss crofting without reference to the law, and as this book by Brian Inkster shows, there is a considerable body of legislation which underpins the subject.

Published 5 July 2019

Brian Inkster’s A Practical Guide to Crofting Law launched in Glasgow

A new book on crofting law was launched this week at a reception held in the main law library of the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow.

Published 12 June 2019