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Housing (Scotland) Act 2001

Section 25: Increase in rent or charges

46.This section requires landlords to give each tenant not less than four weeks notice, in writing, before increasing rents or other charges. Where a landlord proposes to increase rents generally, it must first consult those tenants who would be affected.

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