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Housing (Scotland) Act 1988

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The house is let under a tenancy for a specified period not exceeding eight months and—

(a)not later than the date of commencement of the tenancy the landlord (or, where there are joint landlords, any of them) gave notice in writing to the tenant that possession might be recovered under this Ground; and

(b)the house was, at some time within the period of 12 months ending on that date, occupied under a right to occupy it for a holiday;

and for the purposes of this Ground a tenancy shall be treated as being for a specified period—

(i)not exceeding eight months, if it is determinable at the option of the landlord (other than in the event of an irritancy being incurred) before the expiration of eight months from the commencement of the period of the tenancy; and

(ii)exceeding eight months, if it confers on the tenant an option for renewal of the tenancy for a period which, together with the original period, exceeds eight months, and it is not determinable as mentioned in paragraph (i) above.

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