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A consultation on the proposed Community Empowerment and Renewal Bill

DescriptionA consultation paper seeking responses to ideas for the proposed Bill along with a covering letter inviting responses, a respondent information form, and questionnaire form. An Easy Read version of the consultation paper and a word version of the Easy Read respondent information form and questionnaire) are also available. A summary of the consultation paper in alternative formats, including community language translations, can be requested through the contact details provided on this page.
ISBN9781780458458
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateJune 07, 2012

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ISBN 978 1 78045 845 8 (Web only publication)
DPPAS 13031

This document is also available in pdf format (807k)
The respondent information form and consultation questionnaire are available in MS Word format (205k)
An Easy Read Summary of this consultation is also available in pdf format (6.7MB) - ISBN 978 1 78045 846 5 (Web only publication), DPPAS 13033

Contents

Covering Letter

MINISTERIAL FOREWORD

INTRODUCTION

PART 1: STRENGTHENING COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION
Structures for participation
Quality and accountability for participation
Community-led design and delivery

PART 2: UNLOCKING ENTERPRISING COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Community right to buy
Community asset transfer
Common good
Asset management
Allotments

PART 3: RENEWING OUR COMMUNITIES
Leases and temporary uses
Dangerous and defective buildings
Compulsory purchase
Power to enforce sale or lease of empty property

ASSESSING IMPACT

ANNEX A: THE DISPOSAL OF PUBLIC SECTOR ASSETS