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Housing (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1968

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Financial Assistance in respect of Housing Accommodation provided or improved by Local Authorities and other bodies

    1. Exchequer contributions for new houses

      1. 1.Exchequer contributions towards provision of new houses

    2. Exchequer contributions for aggregate cost of approved houses

      1. 2.Aggregate cost contributions

      2. 3.Ascertainment of aggregate cost

    3. Additional Exchequer contributions for individual houses

      1. 4.Exchequer contributions for flats in blocks of six or more storeys

      2. 5.Exchequer contributions for houses provided by local authorities with special financial difficulties

      3. 6.Exchequer contributions for houses where rights of support, etc., enhance cost

      4. 7.Exchequer contributions for houses where measures to preserve character of surroundings enhance cost

      5. 8.Exchequer contributions for houses provided by local authorities for special purposes

    4. Additional Exchequer contributions for houses in remote areas

      1. 9.Remote area contributions

    5. Additional Exchequer contributions for expensive sites

      1. 10.Expensive site contributions

    6. Provisions supplemental to sections 1 to 10

      1. 11.Expenses of acquisition of land deemed to include sum in respect of feuduty or rent in certain cases

      2. 12.Interpretation

    7. Exchequer contributions towards improvement of housing accommodation

      1. 13.Exchequer contributions for dwellings provided by conversion, or improved, by local authorities or development corporations

      2. 14.Amount of Exchequer contributions under s. 13

      3. 15.Local authority may be required to submit particulars of properties to be included in improvement proposals and to submit improvement proposals relating to those properties

      4. 16.Exchequer contributions for dwellings provided by conversion, or improved, by housing associations under arrangements with Secretary of State

      5. 17.Exchequer contributions for dwellings provided by conversion, or improved, by development corporations or housing associations under arrangements with local authorities

      6. 18.Provisions supplementary to ss. 13 to 17

    8. Exchequer contributions for special purposes

      1. 19.Exchequer contributions towards expenditure of local authorities in respect of unfit houses purchased or held by them

      2. 20.Exchequer contributions for building experiments

      3. 21.Exchequer contributions for hostels

      4. 22.Exchequer contributions for temporary housing accommodation provided in certain war buildings

    9. Advances to housing associations

      1. 23.Advances to registered housing associations providing or improving housing accommodation for letting

      2. 24.Loans to housing associations by Public Works Loan Commissioners

    10. Special provisions for financial assistance to Scottish Special Housing Association

      1. 25.Advances to Scottish Special Housing Association for provision or improvement of housing accommodation

      2. 26.Exchequer contributions towards certain deficits of Scottish Special Housing Association

  3. Part II Financial Assistance in Respect of Housing Accommodation Privately Provided or Improved

    1. Grants by local authorities for improvements

      1. 27.Power of local authorities to make improvement grants

      2. 28.Requirements precedent to approval of application for improvement grant

      3. 29.Amount of improvement grants and payment thereof

      4. 30.Conditions to be observed with respect to dwellings

      5. 31.Enforcement of conditions

      6. 32.Duty of local authority to fix maximum rents

      7. 33.Local authority to keep register of rents

      8. 34.Voluntary repayment of improvement grants

      9. 35.Exchequer contributions towards improvement grants

      10. 36.Provisions as to further improvement grants

      11. 37.Provisions as to dwellings improved under Housing (Rural Workers) Acts

      12. 38.Provisions supplementary to ss. 27 to 37

    2. Grants by local authorities for provision of standard amenities

      1. 39.Standard amenities

      2. 40.Duty of local authorities to make standard grants

      3. 41.Approval of applications for standard grants

      4. 42.Amount of standard grants

      5. 43.Application to standard grants of provisions relating to improvement grants

    3. Grants by local authorities for provision of new houses for agricultural population

      1. 44.Power of local authorities to make grants in respect of provision of new houses for agricultural population

      2. 45.Conditions to be observed with respect to houses

      3. 46.Enforcement of conditions

      4. 47.Voluntary repayment of assistance given under s. 44

      5. 48.Exchequer contributions towards expenses of local authorities under schemes of assistance

    4. Other forms of financial assistance by local authorities

      1. 49.Power of local authority to make advances for purpose of increasing housing accommodation

      2. 50.Power of local authority to guarantee repayment of advances by building societies, etc., and Exchequer contributions to loss thereby incurred

      3. 51.Power of local authority to assist in provision of separate service water pipes for houses

    5. Miscellaneous and general

      1. 52.Loans by Public Works Loan Commissioners for provision or improvement of housing accommodation

      2. 53.Application of Part II to agricultural tenants, etc.

      3. 54.Power of Secretary of State to make regulations

  4. Part III General Financial Provisions

    1. Abolition or reduction of Exchequer contributions

      1. 55.Power of Secretary of State to abolish or reduce certain kinds of Exchequer contribution

      2. 56.Power of Secretary of State to reduce Exchequer contributions under s. 35

    2. Provisions as to payment of Exchequer contributions, etc.

      1. 57.Payment and receipt of certain Exchequer contributions

      2. 58.Power of Secretary of State to reduce, suspend, discontinue or transfer particular Exchequer contributions

      3. 59.Effect on certain payments of house ceasing to be available as such

    3. Accounts

      1. 60.The housing revenue account

      2. 61.The housing repairs account

      3. 62.The housing equalisation account

      4. 63.Temporary application of moneys in housing accounts

    4. Borrowing by local authorities

      1. 64.Power of local authorities to borrow for purposes of certain enactments

    5. Government payments and receipts

      1. 65.Government payments and receipts

  5. Part IV Supplemental

    1. 66.Application of provisions of Housing (Scotland) Act 1966

    2. 67.Interpretation

    3. 68.Construction of references to this Act, etc.

    4. 69.Consequential amendment of Housing (Scotland) Act 1966

    5. 70.Repeals and savings

    6. 71.Short title, commencement and extent

    1. Schedule 1

      Determination of Cost of Site

      1. 1.For the purposes of this Act the cost of a...

      2. 2.For the purposes of this Act, any question as to—...

      3. 3.For the purposes of any determination under sub-paragraph (a) or...

      4. 4.In this Schedule— "building" includes any land appertaining to a...

    2. Schedule 2

      Ascertainment of additional Exchequer Contributions for Houses provided by Local Authorities with Special Financial Difficulties

      1. Part I

        1. Interpretation

          1. 1.In this Schedule— (a) " relevant financial year," in relation...

      2. Part II

        1. Calculation of Exchequer contribution

          1. 2.(1) A comparison shall be made between—

          2. 3.If on the comparison required as aforesaid being made there...

          3. 4.(1) This paragraph applies to any house completed on or...

          4. 5.For the purposes of the calculations required by this Part...

      3. Part III

        1. Ascertainment of total housing valuation for the relevant financial year

          1. 6.For the purposes of this Schedule a local authority's total...

          2. 7.There shall be ascertained— (a) the aggregate of the gross...

          3. 8.The amounts ascertained under paragraph 7 of this Schedule shall...

          4. 9.Where, by reason of a change in the areas of...

          5. 10.Any reference in this Part of this Schedule to the...

          6. 11.References in this Part of this Schedule to the assessor,...

      4. Part IV

        1. Determination of fraction referred to in paragraph 2(2)(a) of this Schedule

          1. 12.(1) The Secretary of State shall estimate—

          2. 13.The amount by which the estimated aggregate of the debits...

    3. Schedule 3

      Conditions to be Observed with respect to Dwellings provided or improved with the Help of Improvement Grants or Standard Grants

      1. 1.The dwelling shall not be used for purposes other than...

      2. 2.AH reasonable steps shall be taken to secure the maintenance...

      3. 3.The dwelling shall at all times at which it is...

      4. 4.Subject to the provisions of subsections (4) and (5) of...

      5. 5.The owner of the dwelling shall, on being required so...

      6. 6.In the event of a tenant assigning his interest in,...

      7. 7.Where the dwelling is occupied for the time being by...

    4. Schedule 4

      Conditions to be Observed with respect to Houses provided with Assistance under Section 44

      1. 1.The house shall be so maintained as to be in...

      2. 2.Subject to the provisions of section 45(2) of this Act,...

      3. 3.The house shall not be let at a rent exceeding—...

      4. 4.Where the house is occupied for the time being by...

      5. 5.The owner of the house shall from time to time,...

    5. Schedule 5

      Enactments Referred to in Section 57(1)

    6. Schedule 6

      Enactments Referred to in Section 58(1)

    7. Schedule 7

      The Housing Revenue Account

      1. 1.(1) In each financial year a local authority shall carry...

      2. 2.In each financial year a local authority shall debit to...

      3. 3.Where it appears to the Secretary of State that amounts...

      4. 4.Any surplus shown in a housing revenue account at the...

      5. 5.References in this Schedule to houses and other property to...

    8. Schedule 8

      Enactments referred to in Sections 55, 57 and 62, and in Schedules 2 and 7

    9. Schedule 9

      Consequential Amendment of Housing (Scotland) Act 1966

      1. 1.In section 74(4), for the words " section 19 of...

      2. 2.In section 74(8), for the words " section 75(3)(c) of...

      3. 3.In section 79(2), for the words "section 19 of the...

      4. 4.In section 86(7), for the words " section 19 of...

      5. 5.In section 145(6), for the words " Part I of...

      6. 6.In section 146, for the words "section 137 of the...

      7. 7.In section 151(1), for the words " section 137 of...

      8. 8.In section 175(1) for the words " section 23(1) of...

      9. 9.In section 208(1), the definition of " Exchequer contribution "...

      10. 10.In section 210(2), for the words " the references in...

      11. 11.In Schedule 9, the amendment of sections 137 and 138...

    10. Schedule 10

      Enactments Repealed

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