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The Rent Officers (Additional Functions) (Scotland) Order 1990

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3.—(1) Where in connection with housing benefit and rent allowance subsidy, a local authority applies to a rent officer for determinations relating to a tenancy of a dwelling (and is required by regulations made under section 30(2B)(a) or (2C) of the Social Security Act 1986(1) to make that application), the rent officer shall (subject to article 5) make the determinations and give notice in accordance with Schedule 1 to this Order.

(2) If a rent officer needs further information in order to make a determination, he shall serve notice on the local authority requesting that information and until he receives it paragraph (1) shall not apply to the making of that determination.


Section 30(2B) and (2C) were inserted by the Social Security Act 1989 (c. 24), section 15(1).

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