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(1)Scottish non-domestic energy efficiency regulations may, in particular, include provision about—
(a)the period within which improvements required by the regulations must be started or completed;
(b)exemptions from any requirement imposed by or under the regulations;
(c)evidence relating to any requirement imposed by or under the regulations.
(2)Provision falling within subsection (1)(b) includes, in particular, provision about exemptions—
(a)relating to any necessary permissions or consents;
(b)relating to the likely negative impact on the value of a property of complying with a requirement imposed by or under the regulations.
(3)Provision falling within subsection (1)(c) includes, in particular, provision about evidence for the purpose of demonstrating—
(a)an exemption from a requirement imposed by or under the regulations;
(b)that a property is not one in relation to which the regulations have effect;
(c)that the improvements required by or under the regulations are not relevant energy efficiency improvements within the meaning given by the regulations.
Latest with prospective:Latest with prospective is the latest available (revised) version of the legislation but includes the prospective versions of individual provisions where they exist. This point in time view of the legislation becomes available after clicking a prospective version of a provision via Advanced Features > Show Timeline of Changes.
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