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The Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2013

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012 (Commencement No. 1) Order 2013 and comes into force on 28th November 2013.

(2) In this Order, “the Act” means the Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012.

Provisions coming into force on 28th November 2013

2.  The day appointed for the coming into force of these provisions of the Act is 28th November 2013—

(a)sections 1 to 7;

(b)sections 10 to 12;

(c)sections 29 to 36;

(d)sections 45 to 55;

(e)sections 57 to 62;

(f)sections 65 and 66;

(g)section 68;

(h)sections 70 (which sets the appointed day) to 72;

(i)sections 74 to 76;

(j)section 78(5) and (6);

(k)section 80;

(l)paragraph 3(2) to (4) of the schedule to the Act and section 79 for the purpose of that commencement; and

(m)the provisions listed in the Schedule to this Order only for the purpose of making regulations under those provisions.

Provisions coming into force on 21st February 2014

3.  Insofar as not already in force, the day appointed for the coming into force of these provisions of the Act is 21st February 2014—

(a)sections 8 and 9;

(b)sections 13 to 28;

(c)sections 37 to 44 (Part 3 - allocation of rents and renewal premiums etc.);

(d)section 56;

(e)sections 63 and 64;

(f)section 67;

(g)section 69;

(h)section 77; and

(i)section 79 and the schedule to the Act.

Provisions coming into force on 6th March 2014

4.  The day appointed for the coming into force of section 78(1) to (4) (certain documents registrable despite initial rejection) of the Act is 6th March 2014.

Provisions coming into force on 28th September 2015

5.  The day appointed for the coming into force of section 73 (extinction of right of irritancy in certain leases) of the Act is 28th September 2015.

R CUNNINGHAM

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

12th November 2013

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