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

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Article 2(1)


1.  One bedroom shall be allowed for each of the following categories of occupier (and each occupier shall come within only the first category for which he is eligible)–

(a)a married couple or an unmarried couple (within the meaning of Part II of the Social Security Act 1986);

(b)a person who is not a child;

(c)two children of the same sex;

(d)two children who are less than ten years old;

(e)a child.

2.  The number of rooms (excluding any allowed as a bedroom under paragraph 1) suitable for living in allowed are–

(a)if there are fewer than four occupiers, one;

(b)if there are more than three and fewer than seven occupiers, two;

(c)in any other case, three.

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