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Housing (Scotland) Act 2006

Delivery and cancellation of HMO licence

168.Section 140 makes clear that the local authority must send the licence to the licence holder with any notification that the licence is being granted or varied. A licence holder is also entitled to be given a certified copy of the licence, on any reasonable request.

169.Section 141 allows a licence holder to cancel the licence at any time by returning it to the local authority.

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