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Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016

Section 96 – Repairing tenancies: resumption of land by landlord

467.Section 96 inserts a new section 17A into the 2003 Act which prevents the landlord from resuming the land, or any part of it, during the repairing period and until five years after its end. At five years after the end of the repairing period, section 17 of the 2003 Act is applied for the purposes of resuming a repairing tenancy, as it applies in relation to LDTs and MLDTs.

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