Private residential tenancy statutory terms: supporting notes (October 2017)

**Not to be used**. These notes were replaced by 'Private residential statutory terms: supporting notes (December 2017)' ISBN:9781788514750 on 5 December 2017.

Relevant Legislation

Rent (Scotland) Act 1984 -clarification of illegal premiums.

Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 - landlord's identity requirement; overcrowding and serious disrepair regulation.

Data Protection Act 1998 - tenant's personal data to be held securely and only lawfully disclosed

Antisocial Behaviour etc (Scotland) Act 2004 - landlord registration regulation, anti-social behaviour.

Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 - Housing in Multiple Occupation regime; Tenancy Deposit Scheme regulatory framework; landlord's right of access; Repairing Standard and right to adapt properties.

Equality Act 2010 - discrimination, including in relation to alterations.

Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 - timing of service of notices

Private Rented Housing (Scotland) Act 2011 - changed the registration of private landlords; amendments to the Housing in Multiple Occupation licensing regime; introduction of Overcrowding Statutory Notices.

The Tenancy Deposit Schemes (Scotland) Regulations 2011 - tenancy deposit schemes

Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 - introduced regulatory system for letting agents.

Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 - established the private residential tenancy.

Regulations under the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016:

PLEASE NOTE these hyperlinks links to may show the enactments as originally made, so may not always show amendments.


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