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The Private Residential Tenancies (Prescribed Notices and Forms) (Scotland) Regulations 2017

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Private Residential Tenancies (Prescribed Notices and Forms) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 and come into force on 1st December 2017.

(2) In these Regulations “the Act” means the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016.

Notice of a tenant’s intention to make an application to the First-tier Tribunal to draw up terms or sanction failure to provide information

2.—(1) A notice under section 14(3) (application to First-tier Tribunal to draw up terms) of the Act of the tenant’s intention to make an application to the First-tier Tribunal under section 14(1) of the Act must be in the form set out in schedule 1.

(2) A notice under section 16(3)(c) (First-tier Tribunal’s power to sanction failure to provide information) of the Act of the tenant’s intention to make an application to the First-tier Tribunal under section 16(1) of the Act must be in the form set out in schedule 1.

Rent-increase notice

3.  A rent-increase notice given by the landlord to the tenant under section 22(1) (landlord’s power to increase rent) of the Act must be in the form set out in schedule 2.

Referral to a rent officer to determine the rent

4.  A referral made by a tenant to a rent officer under section 24(1) (tenant’s right to refer increase to rent officer) of the Act to determine the rent must be in the form set out in schedule 3.

Application to a rent officer to determine the additional amount of rent (if any) attributable to improvements

5.  An application by the landlord to a rent officer under section 42(1) (rent officer’s power to allow rent rise in consequence of improvement) of the Act to determine the additional amount of rent (if any) attributable to improvements must be in the form set out in schedule 4.

Notice to leave

6.  A notice to leave given by the landlord to the tenant under section 50(1)(a) (termination by notice to leave and tenant leaving) of the Act must be in the form set out in schedule 5.

Sub-tenancy notice to leave

7.  A sub-tenancy notice to leave given by a landlord to a sub-tenant under section 61(1) (sub-tenancy notice to leave) of the Act must be in the form set out in schedule 6.

KEVIN STEWART

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

12th September 2017

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