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Buildings (Recovery of Expenses) (Scotland) Act 2014

46A – Charging orders

17.Under section 46A(1), a local authority entitled to recover any expenses under section 25(7)(b), 26(3)(b), 27(7)(b), 28(10)(b), 29(2) or (3) or 30(4)(b) which represent “qualifying expenses” (as defined in section 46B) can make a charging order. Section 46A(1) then sets out some of the basic elements of a charging order, namely that it is to specify the building concerned, the repayable amount calculated in accordance with section 46C, and is to provide that the building is charged with the repayable amount.

18.Section 46A(2) provides that charging orders, and discharges of charging orders, are to be in the form prescribed in regulations made by the Scottish Ministers under section 36 of the 2003 Act.

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