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The Tenant Information Packs (Assured Tenancies) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2016

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2016 No. 334

Housing

The Tenant Information Packs (Assured Tenancies) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2016

Made

27th October 2016

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

31st October 2016

Coming into force

1st December 2016

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 30B(1) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988(1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.

In accordance with section 30B(2) of that Act, the Scottish Ministers have consulted with such persons and bodies as they consider representative of the interests of tenants, private sector landlords and persons who act as agents for such landlords, and with such other persons and bodies as they consider appropriate.

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Tenant Information Packs (Assured Tenancies) (Scotland) Amendment Order 2016 and comes into force on 1st December 2016.

Amendment of the Tenant Information Packs (Assured Tenancies) (Scotland) Order 2013

2.  For the schedule of the Tenant Information Packs (Assured Tenancies) (Scotland) Order 2013(2), substitute the schedule set out in the schedule of this Order.

ANNABELLE EWING

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

27th October 2016

Article 2

SCHEDULE

Article 2

SCHEDULETENANT INFORMATION PACK

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order substitutes a new schedule in the Tenant Information Packs (Assured Tenancies) (Scotland) Order 2013. That schedule sets out a Tenant Information Pack that persons who are to be landlords under assured tenancies are to provide to persons who are to be their tenants. The changes as compared to the existing Tenant Information Pack are all concerned with reflecting that the responsibility for certain matters passes to the First-tier Tribunal for Scotland Housing and Property Chamber with effect from 1st December 2016.

(1)

1988 c.43. Section 30B was inserted by section 33 of the Private Rented Housing (Scotland) Act 2011 (asp 14).

(2)

S.S.I. 2013/20. The Order was amended by S.S.I 2013/90 and S.S.I. 2015/430.

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