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Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012

Section 74: Service of notices

281.This section sets out the rules for service of a notice (and preliminary notice) in respect of a compensatory or additional payment and in respect of serving notices to enter into an agreement with a tenant for the purpose of converting a qualifying condition into a real burden in favour of neighbouring land.

282.Liability to pay any compensatory or additional payment depends on service of a notice. The date of service is the starting point for the period allowed for payment or return of the instalment document. The date of service is the date of delivery or posting. When notices are returned undelivered, provision is made for service on the Extractor of the Court of Session.

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