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Housing (Scotland) Act 2001

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Initial notice to be given to the Scottish Ministers

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2(1)Notice must be given to the Scottish Ministers—

(a)by a person proposing to take any step to enforce a security over land held by a registered social landlord, before taking that step,

(b)where the landlord is a company registered under the Companies Act 1985 (c. 6), by a person proposing to apply for an administration order, before applying for the order,

(c)by a person proposing to present a petition for the winding up of the landlord, before presenting the petition,

(d)by the landlord, before passing a resolution for its winding up.

(2)Sub-paragraph (1) does not require notice to be given in relation to a resolution for voluntary winding up where the consent of the Scottish Ministers is required under paragraph 9(4) or 10(6) of schedule 7.

(3)Any action mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a) to (d) is ineffective if the notice required by that sub-paragraph to be given before taking it has not been given.

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