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Housing (Scotland) Act 2001

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43Exemptions from right to buy

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(1)Section 61(4) (exemptions from right to buy) of the 1987 Act is amended as follows.

(2)Paragraphs (a), (b), (d) and (f) are repealed.

(3)In paragraph (c), for “such a landlord” substitute “a landlord which is a registered social landlord”.

(4)After paragraph (c) insert—

(ca)where a landlord which is a registered social landlord is a co-operative housing association;.

(5)For paragraph (e) substitute—

(e)where a registered social landlord is registered as such by virtue of section 57(2) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 10) and was, on the date on which that Act received Royal Assent, a recognised body within the meaning of section 1(7) (Scottish charities) of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990 (c. 40);.

(6)After paragraph (e) insert—

(ea)to a house that is one of a group of houses which has been designed for persons with special needs where one or more of the following conditions is satisfied—

(i)the houses are provided with, or situated near, special facilities for use by their tenants (whether or not exclusively),

(ii)the tenants of the houses are provided with housing support services (within the meaning of section 91 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 10)).

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