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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 120 – Rent increase for certain improvements by landlord

752.Section 120(1) to (3) amends section 15 of the 1991 Act by inserting a new subsection (1)(d), which enables a landlord to increase the rent prior to the next rent review for improvements he has undertaken by serving notice on the tenant within six months of the completion of the improvement if, upon receipt of the landlord improvement notice, the tenant does not object to the improvement, or, if the tenant does object, the Land Court approves the improvement.

753.Section 120(4) to (6) amends section 10 of the 2003 Act by inserting a new subsection (1)(d), which enables a landlord to increase the rent prior to the next rent review for improvements he has undertaken by serving notice on the tenant within six months of the completion of the improvement if, upon receipt of the landlord improvement notice, the tenant does not object to the improvement, or, if the tenant does object, the Land Court approves the improvement.

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