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Private Rented Housing (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 3 – Landlord registration number

10.Landlord Registration numbers are currently provided for administrative reasons when landlords are registered but have no legal status. Section 3 therefore amends section 84 of the 2004 Act to put landlord registration numbers on a statutory footing and outlines that local authorities must provide landlords with their registration number when advising them that their registration has been completed.

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