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Coronavirus (Scotland) Act 2020

Tenancies under the Rent (Scotland) Act 1984: eviction grounds to be discretionary

28.Paragraph 5 modifies the Rent (Scotland) Act 1984 (“the 1984 Act”) during the relevant period and provides that a notice under section 112 (notice to quit) of that Act has effect as if that Act was modified in accordance with this paragraph. Subparagraphs (2) to (4) make modifications to the 1984 Act to provide that during the relevant period the Tribunal is to consider the reasonableness of making an eviction order in relation to all grounds for repossession.

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