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Housing (Scotland) Act 2006

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151.Section 124 requires every house in multiple occupation (HMO) that is not exempted to be licensed. A licence for an HMO authorises its holder and any agent named on the licence to allow the HMO to be occupied in accordance with the licence conditions.

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