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(1)For the purposes of this Chapter—
(a)a property is a “Scottish domestic private rented property” if it is let under a tenancy to which Chapter 4 of Part 1 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 (asp 1) applies;
(b)a property is a “Scottish non-domestic private rented property” if it—
(i)is situated in Scotland,
(ii)is let under a tenancy, and
(iii)is not a dwelling.
(2)In subsection (1)(b) “dwelling” has the meaning given by the Energy Performance of Buildings (Scotland) Regulations 2008 (S.S.I. 2008/309) (“the Energy Performance (Scotland) Regulations”).
(3)A Scottish domestic private rented property is referred to in this Chapter as a “Scottish domestic PR property”.
(4)A Scottish non-domestic private rented property is referred to in this Chapter as a “Scottish non-domestic PR property”.
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