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Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004

Section 78 – Failure to comply with notice: action by authority at landlord’s  expense

199.This section provides that where a landlord fails to comply with an antisocial behaviour notice the local authority may take steps that it feels are necessary to deal with the antisocial behaviour described in the notice. It also provides that and the landlord shall be liable for the local authority’s expenditure of a description and in circumstances prescribed by the Scottish Ministers in regulations. The regulations may also provide for the notification and collection of such expenditure and for the settling of related disputes. These regulations are subject to negative resolution procedure.

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