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Leasehold Casualties (Scotland) Act 2001

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10Interpretation

(1)In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

  • “casualty” means any duplicand or other periodical or casual payment stipulated in a relevant lease to be payable by the tenant to the landlord in addition to the rent;

  • “lease” includes sublease;

  • “relevant day” means 10th May 2000; and

  • “relevant lease” shall be construed in accordance with section 1(1) of this Act.

(2)For the purposes of reckoning the periods mentioned in sections 1(1) and 3(1)(a)(i) of this Act—

(a)any provision in a lease (however expressed) enabling the lease to be terminated earlier than the date on which the lease would otherwise terminate shall be disregarded; and

(b)where a lease includes provision (however expressed) requiring the landlord to renew the lease, the duration of any such renewed lease shall be added to the duration of the original lease.

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