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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 123 – Irritancy for non-payment of rent

758.Section 123 amends section 18 of the 2003 Act by providing that an SLDT or an LDT cannot be irritated for non-payment of rent unless the landlord has given the tenant a written notice to pay the rent and the tenant has not done this within two months of the date of the demand.

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