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Housing (Scotland) Act 2010

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20Registered social landlords

(1)The Regulator must keep a register of social landlords (“the register”).

(2)Neither local authority landlords nor local authorities which provide housing services are to be included in the register.

(3)The Regulator must—

(a)keep the register open for inspection at all reasonable times, and

(b)make the register available on a website, or by other electronic means, to members of the public.

(4)The register must contain an entry for each body included in it setting out—

(a)the body’s name,

(b)details of how to contact the body,

(c)the body’s legal status,

(d)the body’s purposes or objects, and

(e)such other information relating to the body as the Regulator considers appropriate.

21Population of the register

(1)Each body which was, immediately before the commencement of this section, registered in the register maintained by Ministers under section 57 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 10) is to be included in the register.

(2)Subsection (1) does not affect the Regulator’s power to remove the body from the register under section 27 or 28.

22Application

An application for inclusion in the register must—

(a)be made in such manner as the Regulator may determine, and

(b)include or be accompanied by such information as the Regulator may request.

23Entry in the register

(1)The Regulator must include every applicant body which it considers meets the registration criteria in the register.

(2)The “registration criteria” are—

(a)the legislative registration criteria, and

(b)the regulatory registration criteria.

(3)A body entered in the register is presumed to be eligible for registration while the registration lasts, irrespective of whether and why the body is later removed from the register.

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