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The Short Scottish Secure Tenancies (Notice) Regulations 2018

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2018 No. 154

Housing

The Short Scottish Secure Tenancies (Notice) Regulations 2018

Made

12th May 2018

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

15th May 2018

Coming into force

1st May 2019

The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 34(4) and 109(2) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001(1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Short Scottish Secure Tenancies (Notice) Regulations 2018 and shall come into force on 1st May 2019.

(2) In these Regulations “the Act” means the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001.

Form of notice to prospective tenant

2.  A notice under section 34(4) (short Scottish secure tenancies) of the Act must be in the form set out in the schedule.

Revocation

3.  The Short Scottish Secure Tenancies (Notices) Regulations 2002(2) are revoked.

Saving Provision

4.  Despite their revocation by regulation 3, the Short Scottish Secure Tenancies (Notices) Regulations 2002 continue to have effect in relation to any notice under section 34(4) of the Act served prior to 1st May 2019.

KEVIN STEWART

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

12th May 2018

Regulation 2

SCHEDULE

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations prescribe the notice that is to be used by a prospective landlord when notifying a prospective tenant that the tenancy offered is a short Scottish secure tenancy.

Regulation 2 and the schedule sets out the notice that is to be sent out. The notice specifies the grounds for granting a short Scottish secure tenancy and the term of the tenancy.

Regulation 4 makes a saving provision in respect of any notice that was issued prior to 1st May 2019 in the form prescribed by the Short Scottish Secure Tenancies (Notices) Regulations 2002, which Regulations are revoked as at that date by regulation 3.

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