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Housing (Scotland) Act 2014

Work notices

179.Section 87 amends section 30(1) of the 2006 Act, which provides powers for local authorities to issue work notices to require owners to carry out work on substandard houses. The amendment inserts an additional ground on which the local authority may issue a work notice, which is where the work is needed to improve the safety or security of any house (whether or not situated in a housing renewal area).

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