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Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004

Section 85Section 84: considerations

207.Section 85 specifies material to which the local authority shall have regard (in addition to other things it may consider) when deciding whether an applicant or an applicant’s agent is a fit and proper person for the purposes of section 84. The material specified is: whether the person has committed certain types of offence, practised unlawful discrimination or contravened housing law or landlord and tenant law; actions or failures to act in relation to antisocial behaviour affecting a house let by the applicant or for which the applicant was an agent; and other material considered by the local authority to be relevant.

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