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SCHEDULE 1STransfer of jurisdiction to First-tier Tribunal

PART 1 SRegulated tenancies, Part VII contracts and assured tenancies

Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 (c.43)S

32The Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 is amended as follows.

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I1Sch. 1 para. 32 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.

33In section 16(2), for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”.

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I2Sch. 1 para. 33 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.

34In section 17(8), for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”.

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I3Sch. 1 para. 34 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.

35In section 18—

(a)in subsection (1), for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(b)in subsection (3)—

(i)for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(ii)for “he” substitute “ the Tribunal ”,

(c)in subsection (3A)—

(i)for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(ii)for “he” substitute “ the Tribunal ”,

(d)in subsection (4)—

(i)for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(ii)for “he”, in both places it occurs, substitute “ the Tribunal ”,

(e)in subsection (4A), for “sheriff”, where it first occurs, substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ” and, where it second occurs, substitute “Tribunal”,

(f)in subsection (6), for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(g)in subsection (6A), for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(h)in subsection (7), for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”.

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I4Sch. 1 para. 35 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.

36In section 19—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(ii)in paragraph (b), for “he” substitute “ the Tribunal ”,

(b)in subsection (2), for “sheriff”, where it first occurs, substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ” and, where it second occurs, substitute “Tribunal”,

(c)in subsection (5), for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”.

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I5Sch. 1 para. 36 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.

37In section 20—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(ii)for “he” substitute “ the Tribunal ”,

(b)in subsection (2)—

(i)for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(ii)for “he” substitute “ the Tribunal ”,

(c)in subsection (3)—

(i)for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(ii)for “he”, in both places it occurs, substitute “ the Tribunal ”,

(d)in subsection (4)—

(i)for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(ii)for “he” substitute “ the Tribunal ”,

(e)in subsection (6), for “sheriff”, where it first occurs, substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ” and, where it second occurs, substitute “Tribunal”,

(f)the title becomes Extended discretion of First-tier Tribunal in possession claims.

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I6Sch. 1 para. 37 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.

38In section 21(3)—

(a)for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(b)for “he” substitute “ Tribunal ”.

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I7Sch. 1 para. 38 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.

39In section 22—

(a)in subsection (1), for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(b)in subsection (2), for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”.

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I8Sch. 1 para. 39 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.

40In section 25(7), for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”.

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I9Sch. 1 para. 40 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.

41In section 28(1), for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”.

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I10Sch. 1 para. 41 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.

42In section 29, for “sheriff”, where it first occurs, substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ” and, where it second occurs, substitute “Tribunal”.

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I11Sch. 1 para. 42 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.

43In section 30(2)—

(a)the word “summary” is repealed,

(b)in the opening words, for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(c)in paragraph (a), for “him” substitute “ the Tribunal ”,

(d)in paragraph (b), for “he” substitute “ the Tribunal ”,

(e)in the closing words—

(i)for “sheriff” substitute “ Tribunal ”,

(ii)for “he” substitute “ the Tribunal ”.

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I12Sch. 1 para. 43 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.

44In section 33—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(ii)for “he” substitute “ the Tribunal ”,

(b)in subsection (4), for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”.

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I13Sch. 1 para. 44 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.

45In section 36—

(a)after subsection (4) insert—

(4A)Any action to enforce liability arising from this section must be raised in the First-tier Tribunal unless the residential occupant's claim is founded on the premises in question being subject to a Scottish secure tenancy or to a short Scottish secure tenancy (within the meaning of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 10)).,

(b)in subsection (6)(b), after “sheriff” insert “ or First-tier Tribunal ”,

(c)in subsection (6B), after “court”, in both places it occurs, insert “ or, as the case may be, the First-tier Tribunal ”.

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I14Sch. 1 para. 45 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.

46In section 42(1)(c)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (i), for “court”, where it first occurs substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(b)in sub-paragraph (ii), for “court”, where it first occurs, substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(c)in sub-paragraph (iii), after “possession” insert “ the First-tier Tribunal or, as the case may be, ”.

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I15Sch. 1 para. 46 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.

47In section 55(1), after the definition of “council tax” insert—

First-tier Tribunal” means the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland;.

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I16Sch. 1 para. 47 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.

48In Schedule 5—

(a)in grounds 1, 2, 5 and 7, for “sheriff”, in each place it occurs, substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(b)the title of Part I becomes Grounds on which First-tier Tribunal must order possession,

(c)the title of Part II becomes Grounds on which First-tier Tribunal may order possession,

(d)in paragraph 2 of Part III—

(i)for “sheriff”, where it first occurs, substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”,

(ii)in paragraph (b), for “sheriff” substitute “ Tribunal ”,

(iii)in the closing words, for “sheriff” substitute “ Tribunal ”,

(e)in paragraph 3(1)(a) of that Part, for “sheriff” substitute “ First-tier Tribunal ”.

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I17Sch. 1 para. 48 in force at 1.12.2017 by S.S.I. 2017/330, art. 3, sch.