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Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012

Exempt leases

Section 62: Exempt leases

250.This section sets out the consequences of a lease being an exempt lease when the appointed day arrives. The effect is to suspend the process of conversion in relation to that lease and any superior lease. Existing landlord-tenant relationships continue in force as before. “Exempt leases” are defined by reference to sections 63 to 66.

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