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4.—(1) Where, immediately before the conversion date, a tenant had a right to purchase under section 61 of the 1987 Act, the provisions of the 1987 Act and the 2001 Act shall, after the conversion date and until the earliest of–
(a)the termination of the tenancy (within the meaning of paragraph (3) below);
(b)the assignation of the tenancy; or
(c)the passing of the tenancy by operation of section 22 (succession to Scottish secure tenancy) of the 2001 Act other than to a person referred to in paragraph 2 of Schedule 3 to the 2001 Act,
apply in relation to that tenancy subject to the modifications mentioned in paragraph (2) below.
(2) The modifications mentioned in paragraph (1) above are that–
(a)section 61A and 61B of the 1987 Act shall not apply;
(b)the qualifying period of occupation in relation to the tenant’s right to purchase should be as provided for in section 61(2)(c) of the 1987 Act as that provision applied immediately before the conversion date;
(c)the discount in relation to the tenant’s right to purchase should be as provided for in section 62(3) of the 1987 Act as that provision applied immediately before the conversion date; and
(d)section 61 of the 1987 Act shall continue to apply as it applied immediately before the conversion date notwithstanding the fact that the landlord under the tenancy is a recognised body within the meaning of section 1(7) (Scottish charities) of the Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1990(1).
(3) For the purposes of this article, a tenancy is terminated if it is brought to an end under any of the circumstances listed in section 12(1) of the 2001 Act other than circumstances where–
(a)an order for recovery of possession has been made under section 16(2) of the 2001 Act and the ground on which proceedings for recovery of possession have been raised falls within grounds 9 to 15 of Schedule 2 to the 2001 Act; or
(b)the tenancy is terminated by written agreement between the landlord and the tenant and–
(i)the landlord has made a decision to demolish the house; and
(ii)as a result of that decision, the landlord has made other accommodation available to the tenant.
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