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Housing Rents and Subsidies (Scotland) Act 1975

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4(1)Sub-paragraph (2) below applies in any case where there is, in respect of a dwelling-house, a rent agreement with a tenant having security of tenure within the meaning of section 42(1) of the 1972 Act, which takes effect—

(a)on or after the commencement of this Act; and

(b)less than two years before the date of a subsequent registration of a rent for the dwelling-house.

(2)In the application of this Schedule in any case mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) above—

(a)" previous rent limit" means, subject to paragraph 1(2) above, the amount which for the last rental period beginning before the date when the rent agreement took effect was payable by way of rent, having regard to the provisions of any enactment;

(b)the period of delay shall begin with the date when the rent agreement took effect.

(3)Nothing in this paragraph shall affect the amount of the rent recoverable for any rental period beginning before the date of the registration of a rent in terms of sub-paragraph (1) above.

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