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Property Factors (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 15 – Service of notices etc.

61.Subsection (1) provides that notices to be given to the responsible person (defined in section 3(9)) should be directed to the address specified by virtue of section 3(2)(a) and either sent by recorded delivery post or personally served by a sheriff officer. If sent by recorded delivery post, a notice is treated as having been delivered on the next working day after the day it is sent unless the contrary is proven (subsection (2)).

62.Subsection (3) provides that public notice (as required by section 8(7) and 9(3)) is given by publishing a notice in one or more newspapers circulating in the locality where the property factor involved operates and by sending a copy of that notice to each local authority in whose area the property factor operates.

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