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Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1981

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45In section 27 (duty to publish rules governing housing lists etc.)—

(a)after subsection (1) there shall be inserted the following subsection—

(1A)It shall be the duty of every registered housing association (within the meaning of the Housing Act 1974)—

(a)to send—

(i)to the Housing Corporation ; and

(ii)to every islands, or district, council within whose area there are dwelling-houses let or to be let by the association under secure tenancies; and

(b)to publish, in accordance with subsections (2) and (2A) below,

within 6 months of the coming into force of paragraph 45 of Schedule 3 to the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1981 and within 6 months of any alteration of the rules, any rules which it may have governing such matters as are mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (d) of subsection (1) above.;

(b)in each of subsections (2) and (3), after the words " subsection (1)" there shall be inserted the words

or (1A);

(c)in subsection (2)—

(i)after the word " times " there shall be inserted the words "—

(i)in a case where the body is an islands or district council or a Development Corporation," ; and

(ii)at the end there shall be added the words " ; and

(ii)in any other case, at its principal and other offices." ; and

(d)after subsection (2) there shall be added the following subsection—

(2A)Rules sent to a council in accordance with subsection (1A)(a)(ii) above shall be available for perusal at all reasonable times at its principal offices."

46The following Schedule shall be inserted before Schedule 1— " Section 1A(3) Schedule A1 Vesting Order Under Section 1A: Modification of Enactments The Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1972 (c. 52)

1Paragraphs 1(2), 6 to 13 and 16 to 39 of Schedule 24 only shall apply and in them any reference to a general vesting declaration shall be treated as a reference to an order under section 1A of this Act.

2The references, in paragraphs 6, 7 and 37 of that Schedule, to the end of the period specified in a general vesting declaration shall be treated as references to the date on which such an order comes into force and the reference in paragraph 9 thereof to the acquiring authority having made a general vesting declaration shall be treated as a reference to such order having come into force.

3In paragraph 6 of that Schedule—

(a)the reference to every person on whom, under section 17 of the Lands Clauses Consolidation (Scotland) Act 1845, the acquiring authority could have served a notice to treat, shall be treated as a reference to every person whose interest in the land to which such order relates is vested by the order in the landlord ; and

(b)sub-paragraph (a) shall be omitted.

4The reference in paragraph 20(2) of that Schedule to the date on which the notice required by paragraph 4 thereof is served on any person shall be treated as a reference to the date on which such an order comes into force.

5In paragraph 29 of that Schedule—

(a)sub-paragraph (1)(a) shall be omitted ; and

(b)the reference in sub-paragraph (1)(b) to the date on which a person first had knowledge of the execution of the general vesting declaration shall be treated as a reference to the date on which such order came into force. The Land Compensation (Scotland) Act 1963 (c. 51)

6Any reference to the date of service of a notice to treat shall be treated as a reference to the date on which an order under section 1A of this Act comes into force.

7Section 25(2) shall be treated as if for the words 'the authority proposing to acquire it have served a notice to treat in respect thereof, or an agreement has been made for the sale thereof to that authority' there were substituted the words ' an order under section 1A of the Tenants' Rights, Etc. (Scotland) Act 1980 vesting the land in which the interest subsists in the landlord has come into force, or an agreement has been made for the sale of the interest to the Landlord'.

8In section 30—

(a)subsection (2) shall be treated as if at the end of paragraph (c) there were added the words '; or

(d)where an order has been made under section 1A of the Tenants' Rights, Etc. (Scotland) Act 1980 vesting the land in which the interest subsists in the landlord.'; and

(b)subsection (3) shall be treated as if in paragraph (a) the words ' or (d)' were inserted after the words ' subsection (2)(b)'.

9Any reference to a notice to treat in section 45(2) shall be treated as a reference to an order under the said section 1A.

10In Schedule 2, paragraph 1(2)(a) shall be treated as if the words ' or the coming into force of an order under section 1A of the Tenants' Rights, Etc. (Scotland) Act 1980 for the vesting of the land in the landlord' were inserted after the word ' land'.. .

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