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Rent Act 1974

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17Short title, citation, application, commencement and extent

(1)This Act may be cited as the Rent Act 1974.

(2)This Act and the Rent Act 1968 may be cited together as the Rent Acts 1968 and 1974.

(3)This Act and the Rent (Scotland) Acts 1971 and 1972 may be cited together as the Rent (Scotland) Acts 1971 to 1974.

(4)In section 115 of the Rent Act 1968 (application to Isles of Scilly)—

(a)in subsection (1), after the words " this Act" there shall be inserted the words

and the Rent Act 1974;

(b)at the end of paragraph (e) of subsection (2) there shall be inserted the words " and

(f)any provision of this Act which is derived from the Rent Act 1974, other than a provision of Part VI of this Act, and any other provision of the Rent Act 1974 ".

(5)This Act shall come into operation at the expiry of the period of two weeks beginning with the date on which it is passed.

(6)Sections 3(1), 4(1) and (2), 6, 7, 8, 11 and 14(1) and (2) of this Act and Part II of Schedules 1 and 2 to this Act do not extend to Scotland and sections 3(2), 4(3) and (4), 9, 10, 12 and 14(3) of this Act and Part III of Schedules 1 and 2 to this Act extend to Scotland only.

(7)This Act does not extend to Northern Ireland.

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