Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Housing Support Grant (Scotland) Order 2007 and shall come into force on 1st April 2007.

(2) In this Order–

(a)“the number of houses of the authority” means the estimate of the number of houses to which the housing revenue account of a local authority, at 30th September 2007, relates; and

(b)any reference to any type of expenditure, charge or income which is estimated is a reference to such an estimate made by Scottish Ministers.

Aggregate amount of grants for 2007–2008

2.  The aggregate amount of the housing support grants for the year 2007–2008 shall be £1,800,909.

Grants for 2007–2008

3.  Housing support grants for the year 2007–2008 shall be paid to Shetland Islands Council according to its estimated net expenditure for the year 2007–2008 assessed in the manner provided for in the Schedule.


A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,


14th March 2007