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Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016

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10Duty to provide written terms of tenancy

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(1)Where the terms of a private residential tenancy are not set out in writing between the parties, the landlord must, before the end of the day specified in subsection (2) or (as the case may be) (3), provide the tenant with a document which sets out all of the terms of the tenancy.

(2)The day referred to in subsection (1) is—

(a)the day on which the tenancy commences, if the tenancy is a private residential tenancy on that day, or

(b)the day falling 28 days after the day on which the tenancy became a private residential tenancy, if it became one after the day on which the tenancy commenced.

(3)If, as a result of a subsequent change to its terms, all of the terms of a private residential tenancy are no longer set out in writing—

(a)subsection (2) does not apply, and

(b)the day referred to in subsection (1) is the day falling 28 days after the change to the tenancy’s terms takes effect.

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