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Housing (Scotland) Act 2014

Schedule 1 - Part 4 – Landlord Registration

268.Part 4 of schedule 1 makes consequential amendments to the Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004 (“the 2004 Act”) to transfer the jurisdiction for specific civil matters relating to the private rented sector from the sheriff to the First-tier Tribunal (FTT) and to enable the FTT to use the same powers and procedures as the court currently has at its disposal to make determinations for the types of actions outlined below.

Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004

269.Paragraph 57 repeals section 92(4) and amends section 92(5) and (6) of the 2004 Act which regard the procedure for making appeals to the sheriff against decisions of local authorities about landlord registration.

270.Paragraph 58 amends section 92ZA of the 2004 Act. Section 92ZA regards the duty on local authorities to note refusals and removals for the register of landlords.

271.Paragraph 59 amends section 97(6) and (7) of the 2004 Act. Section 97(6) and (7) regards appeals against local authority decisions regarding landlord registration

272.Paragraph 60 amends section 101(1) of the 2004 Act to include a definition of the FTT.

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