Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Act 2022 - proposed extension: statement of reasons

We have prepared this Statement of Reasons to set out why The Cost of Living (Tenant Protection) (Scotland) Act 2022 (Amendment of Expiry Dates and Rent Cap Modification) Regulations 2023 (“the extension regulations”) should be made.

6. Necessity and proportionality

6.1 As part of the assessment of continued necessity, more fully outlined in Annex D of this statement, the Scottish Government considered if there were alternative options to extension for the provisions under Part 1 of the Act and extension of the provisions detailed in this statement was deemed by Scottish Ministers appropriate. The measures being necessary and proportionate in connection with the cost of living.



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