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Section 61 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 (c.26) is amended as follows—
(a)in subsection (2)(c), for “(11)(n)”, substitute “(11)(ab), (ac) or (n)”,
(b)in subsection (10)(b), after sub-paragraph (iii) insert—
“(iiia)there shall be disregarded any period beginning with the termination of a tenancy (or of a tenant’s interest in a tenancy) under section 18(2), 20(3) or 22(3) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 10) and ending with the person in question being re-accommodated in pursuance of section 19(3)(b), 21(3)(b) or 22(6) of that Act; and”,
(c)in subsection (11), after paragraph (aa) insert—
“(ab)any person who provided the tenant with accommodation in pursuance of—
(i)an order for recovery of possession made under section 16(2) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 10) on any of the grounds set out in paragraphs 9 to 15 of schedule 2 to that Act; or
(ii)section 19(3)(b), 21(3)(b) or 22(6) of that Act;
(ac)any person who provided the tenant with accommodation in pursuance of a decision by the landlord to demolish a house subject to a Scottish secure tenancy as a result of which—
(i)the tenancy was terminated by written agreement between the landlord and the tenant; and
(ii)the accommodation concerned was made available to the tenant;”.
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