Publication - Consultation paper

Local connection and intentionality provisions in homelessness legislation: consultation

Published: 31 Jan 2019
Directorate:
Housing and Social Justice Directorate
Part of:
Housing, Law and order
ISBN:
9781787815544

This consultation paper invites your views on commencing the Local Connection and Intentionality provisions in the Homelessness etc. (Scotland) Act 2003.

Local connection and intentionality provisions in homelessness legislation: consultation
Glossary

Glossary

“the 1987 Act” is the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987
Section 26 - intentionality definition
Section 27 - local connection definition
Section 28(2) – sets out what the local authority ‘shall’ do to satisfy themselves whether a person has become homeless or threatened with homelessness intentionally
Section 33 – referral of application to another local authority – sets out the requirements for being able to take this action

“the 2003 Act” is the Homelessness etc. (Scotland) Act 2003
Section 4 – Intentionality (power to modify section 28(2) of 1987 Housing Act)
Section 8 – Local Connection (power to modify section 33 of 1987 Housing Act)


Contact

Email: Marion Morris