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Housing Rents and Subsidies (Scotland) Act 1975

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Miscellaneous and general

14Financial provisions

(1)There shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament—

(a)any expenses of the Secretary of State under this Act,

and

(b)any increase in the sums payable out of money so provided under any Act other than this Act which is attributable to any provision of this Act.

(2)There shall be paid into the Consolidated Fund and into the National Loans Fund any sums payable into those Funds under any Act other than this Act by virtue of any provision of this Act.

15Miscellaneous and consequential amendments and repeals

(1)The enactments specified in Schedule 3 to this Act shall have effect subject to the amendments set out in that Schedule, being miscellaneous amendments and amendments consequential on the provisions of this Act.

(2)The enactments specified in Schedule 4 to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule, but subject to the Note at the end of that Schedule.

16Interpretation

(1)In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

  • " the 1971 Act" means the Rent (Scotland) Act 1971;

  • " the 1972 Act" means the Housing (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1972;

  • " local authority " has the meaning assigned to it by section 1 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1966 ;

(2)Section 78 of the 1972 Act (interpretation) shall apply in relation to sections 1 to 5 of this Act as it applies in relation to the 1972 Act.

(3)Except where the context otherwise requires, any reference in this Act to any enactment is a reference to it as amended or applied by or under any other enactment, including this Act.

17Citation, commencement and extent

(1)This Act may be cited as the Housing Rents and Subsidies (Scotland) Act 1975.

(2)The Housing (Scotland) Acts 1966 to 1974 and this Act (except sections 6 to 13) may be cited together as the Housing (Scotland) Acts 1966 to 1975.

(3)The Rent (Scotland) Acts 1971 to 1974 and sections 7 to 11 of this Act may be cited together as the Rent (Scotland) Acts 1971 to 1975.

(4)This Act shall come into force on 16th May 1975.

(5)With the exception of this section, and section 15 of this Act so far as relating to paragraph 17 of Schedule 3 to this Act (which extend also to England and Wales), this Act extends to Scotland only.

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