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22[F1Application in respect of the repairing standard]S
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(1)A tenant may apply to the [F2First-tier Tribunal] for determination of whether the landlord has failed to comply with the duty imposed by section 14(1)(b).

[F3(1A)A person mentioned in subsection (1B) may apply to the [F4First-tier Tribunal] for determination of whether a landlord has failed to comply with the duty imposed by section 14(1)(b) (a person who makes such an application being referred to as a “third party applicant”).

(1B)The persons are—

(a)a local authority,

(b)a person specified by order made by the Scottish Ministers.]

(2)An application under subsection [F5(1) or (1A) must set out the tenant's, or as the case may be, the third party applicant's] reasons for considering that the landlord has failed to comply with that duty.

(3)No [F6application under this section may be made unless the person making the application] has notified the landlord that work requires to be carried out for the purpose of complying with that duty.

(4)No [F7application under this section] may be made where the landlord is—

(a)a local authority landlord (within the meaning of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 10)),

(b)a registered social landlord (being a body registered in the register maintained under [F8section 20(1) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 17)]),

F9(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(d)Scottish Water.

[F10(4A)The tenant of the house concerned is entitled to be a party in the determination of any application made under subsection (1A).]

(5)Schedule 2 makes further provision about the procedure for making and determining an application under this section.

F11(6). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F1S. 22 heading substituted (1.12.2015) by virtue of Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 14), ss. 25(2), 104(3); S.S.I. 2015/349, art. 3, sch.

F3S. 22(1A)(1B) inserted (1.12.2015 for specified purposes, 1.4.2016 for specified purposes, 1.6.2016 in so far as not already in force) by Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 14), ss. 25(1)(a), 104(3); S.S.I. 2015/349, art. 3, sch.

F5Words in s. 22(2) substituted (1.12.2015) by Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 14), ss. 25(1)(b), 104(3); S.S.I. 2015/349, art. 3, sch.

F6Words in s. 22(3) substituted (1.12.2015) by Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 14), ss. 25(1)(c), 104(3); S.S.I. 2015/349, art. 3, sch.

F7Words in s. 22(4) substituted (1.12.2015) by Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 (asp 14), ss. 25(1)(d), 104(3); S.S.I. 2015/349, art. 3, sch.

F8Words in s. 22(4)(b) substituted (1.4.2012) by Housing (Scotland) Act 2010 (asp 17), s. 166(2), Sch. 2 para. 14; S.S.I. 2012/39, art. 2, Sch. 1 (with Sch. 2) (as amended (1.4.2012) by S.S.I. 2012/91, art. 4)

Commencement Information

I1S. 22 wholly in force at 3.9.2007; s. 22 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 195(3); s. 22(5) in force for certain purposes at 4.12.2006 by S.S.I. 2006/569, art. 2; s. 22 in force at 3.9.2007 by S.S.I. 2007/270, {art. 3 Table}

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