HC Deb 09 June 1976 vol 912 c692W
25. Mr. Watt

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland when he proposes to enact legislation to curb some of the worst features of the system of feudal land tenure; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Harry Ewing

Many of the worst features of the feudal system have already been dealt with by the Conveyancing and Feudal Reform (Scotland) Act 1970 and the Land Tenure Reform (Scotland) Act 1974. It remains the Government's aim to proceed to further and final reforms, freeing land tenure from its dependence on feudal theory. This will, however, call for highly technical legislation, and I cannot at present anticipate its timing.

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