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Housing (Scotland) Act 2001

Section 108: Meaning of “family” and “spouse”: cohabitation

163.This section provides definitions of “family” and “spouse” for the purposes of this Act. The terms of this definition recognise same sex relationships and children who are treated in practice as family members.

164.This section also amends section 83 of the 1987 Act to provide for similar recognitions in respect of that Act.

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