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Property Factors (Scotland) Act 2011

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  1. Introduction

  2. The Act

    1. Part 1 – Registration of Property Factors

      1. Section 1 – Register of property factors

      2. Section 2 – Meaning of “property factor”

      3. Section 3 – Application for registration

      4. Section 4 – Registration

      5. Section 5 – Section 4: considerations

      6. Section 6 – Notification of registration, refusal to register or removal

      7. Section 7 – Duty of responsible person to provide information

      8. Section 8 – Removal from register

      9. Section 9 – Effect of refusal to enter in register or removal from register (and Section 10 – Section 9: interpretation etc.)

      10. Section 11 – Appeal against refusal to register or removal from register

      11. Section 12 – Offence of operating as a property factor without registration

      12. Section 13 – Property factor registered numbers

      13. Section 14 – Code of conduct

      14. Section 15 – Service of notices etc.

    2. Part 2 – Dispute Resolution

      1. Section 16 – Naming of panel and re-naming of committees

      2. Section 17 – Application to homeowner housing panel

      3. Section 18 – Referral to homeowner housing committee

      4. Section 19 – Determination by homeowner housing committee

      5. Section 20 – Property factor enforcement orders

      6. Section 21 – Variation and revocation of property factor enforcement orders

      7. Section 22 – Appeals

      8. Section 23 – Effect of failure to comply with property factor enforcement order

      9. Section 24 – Property factor enforcement order: offences

      10. Section 25 – Power to make further provision about applications etc.

      11. Section 26 – Recovery of costs from property factors in relation to certain applications and orders

      12. Section 27 – Annual report

    3. Part 3 – Miscellaneous and General

      1. Section 28 – Delegation of functions

      2. Section 29 – Ancillary provision

      3. Section 30 – Orders and regulations

      4. Section 31 – Interpretation

      5. Section 32 – Crown application

      6. Section 33 – Short title and commencement

  3. Parliamentary History

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