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Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016

Part 2: Tenant’s status (ground 8 has a mandatory and discretionary strand and ground 9 is discretionary)

8.The tenancy was granted to an employee and the tenant is no longer an employee. (This ground is mandatory if the application for eviction was made within 12 months of the tenant ceasing to be - or failing to become - an employee and discretionary if the application is made after the 12 month period has elapsed.)

9.The tenancy was entered into on account of the tenant having an assessed need for community care and the tenant has since been assessed as no longer having such needs.

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