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Private Rented Housing (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 10 – Part 8 of the 2004 Act: Guidance

17.Section 10 of the Act makes an amendment to the 2004 Act by introducing a new section 99A which requires local authorities to have regard to any guidance issued by Scottish Ministers when carrying out their functions in respect of landlord registration. Ministers are required to consult local authorities and, if they think fit, others before issuing any such guidance.

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