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(1)The provisions of section [F1192 of the M1Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973] (which relates to the service of certain notices, orders and other documents) shall apply to the service of any notice, order or other document required by any provision of this Act, or of any regulations made under this Act, to be served as they apply to the service of the notices, orders and other documents referred to in that section.
(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2 a local authority may, for the purpose of enabling them to serve any notice which they are by this Act authorised or required to serve, require the occupier of any premises and any person who, either directly or indirectly, receives rent in respect of any premises to state in writing the nature of his own interest therein and the name and address of any other person known to him as having an interest therein.
(3)If any person, having been required by . . . F2 a local authority in pursuance of the last foregoing subsection to give to them any information, fails to give that information, or makes in respect thereof any statement which he knows to be false or misleading in a material particular, or recklessly makes in respect thereof any statement which is false or misleading in a material particular, he shall be guilty of an offence against this Act.
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