Explanatory Notes

Housing (Scotland) Act 2001

2001 asp 10

18 July 2001

Background and Overview

Part 4 – Scottish Homes

Section 87: Dissolution etc.

131.This section provides that Scottish Homes as a separate legal entity may be dissolved on a date set by the Scottish Ministers in an order. Ministers may also make an order to deal with any residual matters associated with the transfer of the functions, property, liabilities and staff of Scottish Homes and its dissolution. Provision made under this power may include retaining Scottish Homes in a residuary form to deal with issues arising from its winding up.