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F1Ss. 1, 2(1)—(3), 6(8)(a)(9)(b), 9(7)(8), 18(2), 21, 27, 29(6)(7)(9), Schs. 1, 2, 8, 9 paras. 2, 3 repealed by Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (c. 65), Sch. 29

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F2Ss. 1, 2(1)—(3), 6(8)(a)(9)(b), 9(7)(8), 18(2), 21, 27, 29(6)(7)(9), Schs. 1, 2, 8, 9 paras. 2, 3 repealed by Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (c. 65), Sch. 29

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THIRD SCHEDULES Matters which may be provided for by Regulations under . . . F3 subsection (4) of section 2

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1The submission along with any application to a [F4local authority] for a warrant or an amendment of a warrant under section six of this Act of plans, specifications, estimates of costs and other information, and the availability thereof for inspection by interested parties.S

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2The service on such persons as may be specified (including conterminous proprietors) of applications, decisions and notices relating to matters coming before a [F5local authority.]S

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3The hearing by [F6local authorities] of applicants and other persons having an interest in applications.S

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4The holding in public of the proceedings of [F7local authorities.]S

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5The statement by [F8local authorities], in giving decisions, of reasons for the decisions.S

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6The maintenance by [F9local authorities] of records of applications and decisions on applications (including applications, and decisions on applications, relating to buildings intended to have a limited life) and the inspection by members of the public of such records; and in this paragraph references to applications include references to such plans, specifications and other information relative thereto as are mentioned in paragraph 1 of this Schedule.S

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7The duration of the validity of warrants under section six of this Act.S

8The notification to [F10local authorities] of the dates of commencement and completion of operations carried out in pursuance of warrants.S

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Section 3.

FOURTH SCHEDULES Matters in regard to which building standards regulations may be made

Preparation of sites.

Strength and stability.

Fire precautions (including resistance of structure to the outbreak and spread of fire, the protection of occupants and means of escape in the event of fire).

Resistance to moisture.

Resistance to the transmission of heat.

Resistance to the transmission of sound.

Durability.

Resistance to infestation.

Drainage.

Ventilation (including the provision of open space therefor).

Daylighting (including the provision of open space therefor).

Heating and artificial lighting.

Services, installations and ancillary equipment (including services, installations and ancillary equipment for the supply or use of gas or electricity, and the provision of such arrangements for heating and cooking as are calculated to prevent or control so far as practicable the emission of smoke or noxious gases).

Accommodation and ancillary equipment.

Access.

Prevention of danger and obstruction.

F11F11FIFTH SCHEDULES

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Sections 10, 11 and 13.

SIXTH SCHEDULES Recovery of expenses by charging order

1Where under sections ten, eleven or thirteen of this Act expenses have been incurred in relation to a building by a local authority . . . F12 the local authority may make in favour of themselves an order (in this Schedule referred to as a “charging order”) providing and declaring that the land comprising the building and its site and any land held in connection therewith (all of which land shall be specified in the order) is thereby charged and burdened with an annuity to pay the amount of the expenses.S

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2The annuity with which the land may be so charged shall be a sum of six pounds for every one hundred pounds of the amount of the expenses, and so in proportion for any part of one hundred pounds, and shall commence from the date of the order and be payable for a term of thirty years to the local authority.S

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3A charging order shall become operative only in accordance with subsection (4) of section sixteen of this Act.S

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4A charging order, on or after its becoming operative, shall be recorded in the appropriate register of sasines, and on its being so recorded the annuity specified in it shall be a charge on the land so specified and shall have priority over—S

(a)all future burdens and incumbrances on the same land, and

(b)all existing burdens and incumbrances thereon except—

(i)feuduties, teinds, ground annuals, stipends and standard charges in lieu of stipends;

(ii)any charge created or arising under any provision of the M1 Public Health (Scotland) Act, 1897, or any Act amending that Act, the Housing (Scotland) Act [F131987,] or any local enactment authorising a charge for recovery of expenses incurred by a local authority, or under this Schedule; and

(iii)any charge created under any Act authorising advances of public money.

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5A charging order duly recorded in the appropriate register of sasines shall be conclusive evidence that the charge specified therein has been duly created in respect of the land specified in the order.S

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6Every annuity charged by a charging order may be recovered by the person for the time being entitled to it by the same means and in the like manner in all respects as if it were feuduty.S

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7A charging order and all sums payable thereunder may be from time to time transferred in like manner as a bond and disposition in security and sums payable thereunder.S

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8Any owner of or other person having an interest in land on which an annuity has been charged by a charging order shall at any time be at liberty to redeem the annuity on payment to the local authority or other person entitled thereto of such sum as may be agreed upon, or, in default of agreement, determined by the [F14Scottish Ministers].S

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F14Words in Act substituted (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/1820, arts. 1(2), 4, Sch. 2 Pt. I para. 29(2)

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Section 13.

SEVENTH SCHEDULESEvacuation of dangerous buildings

1For the purpose of securing the removal of any occupants from a building in the circumstances referred to in subsection (6) of section thirteen of this Act, the [F15local authority] shall give written notice to the occupants requiring them to remove from the building within such period as may be specified in the notice.S

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2On the expiry of the period so specified the [F16local authority] may make a summary application to the sheriff for a warrant for the ejection of any such occupants who have not removed from the building or any part thereof, and the sheriff, after the service of such additional notice (if any) as he may require and on production of a certificate under the hand of the [F17the proper officer of the authority (within the meaning of section 235(3) of the M2Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973)] bearing that the building is a source of immediate danger, or that an order has been made under section thirteen of this Act requiring the building to be demolished, shall grant warrant for ejection within such period, not being more than seven days from the date of presentation of the said application or, in the case where the sheriff has required additional notice, seven days from the date of service of that additional notice.S

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3In all proceedings under this Schedule the production of a certificate under the hand of the [F18the proper officer of the authority (within the meaning of section 235(3) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973)] bearing that the building in question is in such a state as aforesaid, or that such an order as is mentioned in the last foregoing paragraph has been made in respect of the building, or that notice as aforesaid has been given by him to all known occupants of the building, shall be sufficient evidence of the facts stated in the certificate.S

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4The decision of the sheriff on any application by a [F19local authority] under this Schedule shall be final and not subject to review.S

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5Where any person removed or ejected from a building under this Schedule is the tenant of the building, his tenancy shall, if he so elects and notwithstanding the removal or ejection, be deemed not to have terminated, varied or altered by reason of his removal or ejection (except that rent shall not be payable by or exigible from him so long as he is not in occupation of the building or such part thereof as was previously occupied by him) and, on the building being rendered secure and the occupant resuming his occupation, the same terms and conditions shall in all respects, except in so far as otherwise agreed, apply in respect of such occupation as were applicable with respect thereto before the removal or ejection of the occupant.S

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F20Ss. 1, 2(1)—(3), 6(8)(a)(9)(b), 9(7)(8), 18(2), 21, 27, 29(6)(7)(9), Schs. 1, 2, 8, 9 paras. 2, 3 repealed by Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 (c. 65), Sch. 29

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F21Sch. 9 repealed (5.11.1993) by 1993 c. 50, s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt.X.

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