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(1)This section applies where a local authority serves an overcrowding statutory notice in relation to a house.
(2)The authority must, at the same time as serving the overcrowding statutory notice, also serve on the occupier of the house a notice containing prescribed information and advice in connection with the overcrowding statutory notice.
(3)If the occupier of the house or any other person residing in the house requests information or advice from the local authority in connection with the overcrowding statutory notice, the local authority must comply with the request, unless the authority considers the request to be unreasonable.
(4)The local authority may give the occupier of the house such other information and advice as the authority considers appropriate in connection with the overcrowding statutory notice.
(5)In subsection (2), “prescribed” means prescribed by order made by the Scottish Ministers.
(6)Such an order may also prescribe the form of the notice to be served under subsection (2).
(7)Before making an order under this section, the Scottish Ministers must consult—
(b)such persons or bodies as appear to them to be representative of the interests of—
(ii)occupiers of houses, and
(c)such other persons or bodies (if any) as they consider appropriate (which may include landlords or occupiers of houses).
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