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Housing (Scotland) Act 2010

Vacant dwellings: use of information obtained for council tax purposes

188.Section 157 amends Schedule 2 to the Local Government Finance Act 1992 and section 129(8)(a) of the Local Government Act 2003 to allow local authorities to use information obtained for council tax purposes to identify vacant dwellings in their area.

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