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The Homeowner Housing Panel (Applications and Decisions) (Scotland) Regulations 2012

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2.—(1) In these Regulations—

the Act” means the Property Factors (Scotland) Act 2011;

“application” means an application under section 17(1) of the Act;

“committee” means a homeowner housing committee(1);

“electronic communication” has the meaning given to it by section 15(1) of the Electronic Communications Act 2000 (general interpretation)(2) and “electronic signature” has the same meaning as in section 7 of that Act;

“hearing” includes any resumed hearing;

“homeowner’s concern” means the homeowner’s reason for considering that the property factor has failed to carry out the property factor’s duties or, as the case may be, to comply with the section 14 duty;

“the panel” means the homeowner housing panel(3);

“party” includes the homeowner, the property factor and any person sisted as a party to the proceedings;

“the president” means the president of the panel;

“the proceedings” means the proceedings in relation to the making of a decision under section 19(1), 21(1) or 23(1) of the Act (including any preliminary issue); and

“writing” includes electronic communication which has been recorded and is consequently capable of being reproduced; and cognate expressions are to be construed accordingly.

(2) References in these Regulations to a committee include references to any successor committee constituted in accordance with Schedule 4 to the Rent (Scotland) Act 1984(4) and the Act.

(1)

Homeowner housing committees are constituted under Schedule 4 to the Rent (Scotland) Act 1984 (c.58), and given additional functions and re-named for the purposes of the 2011 Act by section 16(2) of that Act.

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2000 c.7. Section 15(1) was amended by paragraph 158 of Schedule 17 to the Communications Act 2003 (c.21).

(3)

The homeowner housing panel is constituted under Schedule 4 to the Rent (Scotland) Act 1984, and given additional functions and re-named for the purposes of the Property Factors (Scotland) Act 2011 by section 16(2) of that Act.

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