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Housing (Scotland) Act 2010

Offences by bodies corporate etc.

193.Section 159 sets out the position where an offence is committed by a social landlord, a body corporate, a Scottish partnership or an unincorporated association. It provides that where the offence was committed with the consent of or if it is attributable to any neglect of a relevant individual (defined in subsection (2)) of these bodies, the individual, as well as the offender, is also guilty of an offence.

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