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Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act 2015

Set-off compensation etc.

444.Where a lease is terminated, section 136(1) allows local authorities who are liable to compensate a tenant or subtenant for disturbance or loss of crops to deduct from the sum due any sum due by the tenant in connection with the lease.

445.Subsection (2) provides that where a tenant is liable to pay a sum to the local authority in connection with the lease, the tenant can deduct any sum due to them by the local authority by way of compensation for disturbance or loss of crops.

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