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Building (Scotland) Act 2003

Section 37: Service of notices etc.

106.Subsection (1) provides that where a local authority serves a notice under sections 25 to 29, it must also serve a copy on the owner, occupier and any other person having an interest in the building.

107.Subsection (2) applies the provisions in relation to notices under section 192(1)-(4) of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 to notices etc. served under the Act.

108.For the purpose of enabling any notice to be served, subsection (3) requires the persons specified in the subsection to provide information on those who have an interest in the relevant building. Subsection (4) creates an offence of refusing or failing to give this information or deliberately or recklessly making false or misleading statements in respect of it. Level 3 on the standard scale is currently £1,000.

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