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The Private Residential Tenancies (Statutory Terms) (Scotland) Regulations 2017

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1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Private Residential Tenancies (Statutory Terms) (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.

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2.  The statutory terms of every private residential tenancy are set out in the schedule.

Modification of statutory term by agreement

3.  The statutory terms set out in paragraphs 4 and 5 of the schedule apply in relation to a tenancy subject to any modification of the terms agreed between the landlord and the tenant, where the person mentioned in paragraphs 4 and 5 is not—

(a)in a qualifying relationship with the tenant as defined in section 70(1)(a) of the Act;

(b)a member of the tenant’s family as defined in section 70(1)(b) of the Act; or

(c)a resident carer as defined in section 69(5) of the Act.

KEVIN STEWART

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

21st November 2017

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