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The Private Residential Tenancies (Information for Tenants) (Scotland) Regulations 2017

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Duty to provide specified information

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3.—(1) For the purposes of section 11(1)(a) of the Act (duty to provide specified information), the person who is, or is to be, the landlord under a private residential tenancy must provide the person who is, or is to be, the tenant with—

(a)where the written terms of the tenancy are in the form of the Model Private Residential Tenancy Agreement(1), the Easy Read Notes for the Scottish Government Model Private Residential Tenancy Agreement(2); or

(b)where the written terms of the tenancy are in the form of a tenancy agreement drafted by the landlord, the Private Residential Tenancy Statutory Terms Supporting Notes(3).

(2) For the purposes of section 11(1)(b) of the Act, the deadline by which the person who is, or is to be, the landlord under a private residential tenancy must provide the person who is, or is to be, the tenant with the information specified in paragraph (1) is—

(a)before the end of the day on which the tenancy commences, if the tenancy is a private residential tenancy; or

(b)before the end of the day falling 28 days after the day on which the tenancy became a private residential tenancy, if it became one after the day on which the tenancy commenced.

(3) Where a duty arises by virtue of section 11(1) of the Act, the information provided under paragraph (1) by the landlord to the tenant must be in the form of—

(a)a paper document; or

(b)an electronic document.

(1)

The Scottish Government Model Private Residential Tenancy Agreement was published on 23rd October 2017 on the Scottish Government website www.gov.scot/isbn/9781788512145

(2)

The Easy Read Notes for the Scottish Government Model Private Residential Tenancy Agreement were published on 23rd October 2017 on the Scottish Government website www.gov.scot/isbn/9781788512138.

(3)

The Private Residential Tenancy Statutory Terms Supporting Notes were published on 23rd October 2017 on the Scottish Government website www.gov.scot/isbn/9781788512152.

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