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Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012

Section 80: Interpretation

292.Subsection (1) gives the meaning of certain terms. The majority of the terms have already been discussed in the Notes to the earlier sections.

293.Under subsection (2) expressions used in the Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 are to have the same meaning unless otherwise provided. Section 122 of the 2003 Act is the interpretation provision. This technique allows a number of terms to be used without further explanation – including, for example, benefited property, burdened property, conservation body, conservation burden, economic development burden, enactment, facility burden, service burden, health care burden, manager burden, and notary public.

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