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Building (Scotland) Act 1959 (repealed)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Buildings Authorities

    1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 2.General provisions relating to local authorities.

  3. Part II Building Standards and Building Operations

    1. 3. Building standards regulations.

    2. 4. Relaxation of building standards regulations.

    3. 4A.Appeal against decision of local authority in application for relaxation of building standards regulations.

    4. 4B. Class warrants.

    5. 5. Building operations regulations.

    6. 6. Application of building standards regulations and building operations regulations to construction or demolition, and to change of use, of buildings.

    7. 6AA. Self-certification of design.

    8. 6A. Reference to Scottish Ministers of applications for warrant under s. 6.

    9. 6B. Provisions supplementary to s. 6A.

    10. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    11. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    12. 9.Certificates of completion.

    13. 10. Powers in relation to buildings constructed without warrant or in contravention of conditions of warrant, and buildings whose life has expired.

    14. 11. Power of local authorities to require buildings to conform to building standards regulations.

    15. 12. Building Standards Advisory Committee.

  4. Part III Dangerous Buildings

    1. 13. Action to be taken in respect of buildings found to be dangerous.

    2. 14. Power of local authorities to sell materials from demolished buildings.

    3. 15. Power of local authorities to purchase buildings and sites where owner cannot be found.

  5. Part IV Supplementary

    1. 16. Appeals.

    2. 17. Supplementary provisions as to operations required to be carried out.

    3. 18. Inspection and tests.

    4. 19.Penalties.

    5. 19A. Civil liability.

    6. 20. Fees chargeable by local authorities.

    7. 21.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    8. 22.Information.

    9. 23. Inquiries.

    10. 24. Regulations.

    11. 25. Service of notices, etc.

    12. 26. Crown rights.

    13. 27.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    14. 28.Financial provisions.

    15. 29.Interpretation.

    16. 30. Local Act provisions.

    17. 31. Minor and consequential amendments and repeals.

    18. 32. Short title, extent and commencement.

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

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    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

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    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      Matters which may be provided for by Regulations under . . . subsection (4) of section 2

      1. 1.The submission along with any application to a local authority...

      2. 2.The service on such persons as may be specified (including...

      3. 3.The hearing by local authorities of applicants and other persons...

      4. 4.The holding in public of the proceedings of local authorities....

      5. 5.The statement by local authorities, in giving decisions, of reasons...

      6. 6.The maintenance by local authorities of records of applications and...

      7. 7.The duration of the validity of warrants under section six...

      8. 8.The notification to local authorities of the dates of commencement...

    4. FOURTH SCHEDULE

      Matters in regard to which building standards regulations may be made

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    5. FIFTH SCHEDULE

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    6. SIXTH SCHEDULE

      Recovery of expenses by charging order

      1. 1.Where under sections ten, eleven or thirteen of this Act...

      2. 2.The annuity with which the land may be so charged...

      3. 3.A charging order shall become operative only in accordance with...

      4. 4.A charging order, on or after its becoming operative, shall...

      5. 5.A charging order duly recorded in the appropriate register of...

      6. 6.Every annuity charged by a charging order may be recovered...

      7. 7.A charging order and all sums payable thereunder may be...

      8. 8.Any owner of or other person having an interest in...

    7. SEVENTH SCHEDULE

      Evacuation of dangerous buildings

      1. 1.For the purpose of securing the removal of any occupants...

      2. 2.On the expiry of the period so specified the local...

      3. 3.In all proceedings under this Schedule the production of a...

      4. 4.The decision of the sheriff on any application by a...

      5. 5.Where any person removed or ejected from a building under...

    8. EIGHTH SCHEDULE

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    9. NINTH SCHEDULE

      Minor and Consequential Amendments of Enactments

      1. 1.In the Turnpike Roads (Scotland) Act, 1831 (as set out...

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      5. 5. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 6.(1) In the Thermal Insulation (Industrial Buildings) Act, 1957, for...

    10. TENTH SCHEDULE

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