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Housing (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1968

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Provisions supplemental to sections 1 to 10

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

Where any house or other land has been acquired by way of feu or by way of lease or the assignation of a lease, the expenses incurred in connection with the acquisition shall be taken for the purposes of the foregoing provisions of this Part of this Act to include such sum as the Secretary of State may determine to be the capital equivalent of the feuduty or, as the case may be, of any rent or other prestations due under the lease.

12Interpretation

(1)In the foregoing provisions of this Part of this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

  • " approved house" has the meaning assigned to it by section 1 of this Act;

  • " recipient authority " has the meaning assigned to it by section 1 of this Act.

(2)Any reference in the foregoing provisions of this Part of this Act or in the following provisions of this section to a house shall be construed as including a reference to any residential accommodation provided for occupation by not more than two persons and equipped with cooking facilities for the exclusive use of those persons, notwithstanding that it is not equipped with facilities of other kinds for such exclusive use. In this subsection the expression " cooking facilities" in relation to any residential accommodation means facilities suitable for the preparation of food for the number of persons for which the accommodation is provided, and if any question arises whether any particular facilities fall within that description it shall be decided by the Secretary of State.

(3)In relation to a house which is acquired by a recipient authority after its completion references in the foregoing provisions of this Part of this Act or in the following provisions of this section to the provision or the completion of any house shall be construed as referring to its acquisition by the recipient authority.

(4)References in the foregoing provisions of this Part of this Act to—

(a)authorised arrangements made with a local authority, in relation to a development corporation or a housing association, are references to arrangements made between the development corporation or housing association and a local authority, with the approval of the Secretary of State, under section 153 of the principal Act;

(b)special arrangements made by a housing association with the Secretary of State are references to arrangements which the Secretary of State may have made with a housing association for the provision of houses with a view to their approval under this Act.

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