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Housing (Scotland) Act 2006

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60Certification
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(1)A person who is required to carry out work by—

(a)a work notice, or

(b)a repairing standard enforcement order,

may apply for certification that the work has been completed.

(2)An application under subsection (1) is to be made—

(a)where it is made in consequence of a work notice, to the local authority, or

(b)where it is made in consequence of a repairing standard enforcement order, to the private rented housing committee which made the order.

(3)Where the work was carried out by the local authority under section 35 or 36, an application under this section is not competent unless the applicant has paid any expenses demanded by the local authority under section 59 in relation to that work.

(4)The local authority or, as the case may be, the committee must grant the certificate applied for if satisfied that the work required by the notice or order has been completed.

(5)A private rented housing committee may, of their own accord—

(a)inspect any house in respect of which they have made a repairing standard enforcement order, and

(b)if they are satisfied that the work required by the order has been completed, certify that the work has been completed,

but the committee may not exercise their power under this subsection unless the period within which the order requires the work to be carried out has ended.

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