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Scottish Court Service initiate the Community Right to Buy

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The Scottish Court Service has informed the Scottish Ministers that the Sheriff Court Building and associated land is for sale.  As The Dornoch Community Interest Company (DACIC) has a registereed interest, it now has until 21 Spetember to confirm that it wishes to proceed with a Community Right to Buy bid.

If DACIC decides to proceed the timetable would be:

• Scottish Ministers appoint a Valuer by 28th September who takes representations from DACIC and the Scottish Court Service

• Valuer reports by 9th November

• Ballot held by 7th December of all on the Electoral Roll in IV25 (~ 2000) . To be successful at least 50% of the electorate (~ 1000) must vote, and at least 50% of those voting must be in favour (more than 500).
• Scottish Ministers review the Ballot results and Business Plan and give their decision by 28 December
• If decision is favourable, purchase price to be raised by 20th March 2014


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