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Rent Act 1974

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6(1)The provisions of this paragraph shall have effect with respect to the period beginning on the commencement date and ending on the day appointed for the purposes of subsection (1) of section 12 of this Act, and in the following provisions of this paragraph that period is referred to as " the interim period ".

(2)During the interim period every allowance scheme (including an allowance scheme which is the model scheme as denned in section 17(5) of the Act of 1972) shall be deemed to be varied to such extent as is necessary to take account of the provisions of subsections (2) to (4) of section 12 of this Act.

(3)No account shall be taken for the purposes of section 19(2) of the Act of 1972 (publicity for allowance schemes) of any deemed variation of a scheme which is effected by sub-paragraph (2) above.

(4)Where, during the interim period, an authority vary their allowance scheme to take account of the provisions of the subsections referred to in sub-paragraph (2) above, the variation shall not take effect until the day appointed as mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) above.

(5)At any time within the interim period an authority may vary, with effect from the day appointed as mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) above, their allowance scheme to take account of the modifications of section 16 of the Act of 1972 effected on and after that day by subsection (1) of section 12 of this Act.

(6)In this paragraph " the Act of 1972" means the Housing (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1972; and " allowance scheme " and " authority " have the same meanings as in Part II of the Act of 1972.

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