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Private Rented Housing (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 14 - Penalties for certain HMO offences

24.In line with the provision outlined above for landlord registration offences, section 14 of the Act gives powers to the Courts to impose tougher penalties for HMO offences by increasing the maximum fine in section 156(1)(a) of the 2006 Act to £50,000.

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