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SCHEDULE 1SEviction from dwelling-houses

(introduced by section 2)

Private residential tenancies: eviction grounds to be discretionaryS

F11S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Private residential tenancies: extension of notice periodsS

F22S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Assured tenancies: eviction grounds to be discretionaryS

F33S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Assured tenancies: extension of notice periodsS

F44S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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

F55S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Tenancies under the Rent (Scotland) Act 1984: extension of notice periodsS

F66S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Scottish secure tenancies: extension of notice periodsS

F67S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Power to modify notice periodsS

F68S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Consequential modifications in relation to prescribed formsS

F69S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Errors in noticesS

F610S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

SCHEDULE 2STemporary extension of moratoriums on diligence

(introduced by section 3)

1SThe Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 2016 applies in accordance with the modifications in this schedule.

F72S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F83S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F94S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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SCHEDULE 3SChildren and vulnerable adults

(introduced by section 4)

F10...S

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F10Sch. 3 expires (30.9.2021 at the end of the day) by Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Act 2021 (asp 19), ss. 2(1)(3), 11(2) (with sch. para. 1)

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F10S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

SCHEDULE 4SJustice

(introduced by section 5)

F11PART 1SCourts and tribunals: conduct of business by electronic means

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F12PART 2SFiscal fines

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F13PART 3SCases beginning with an appearance from custody

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F14PART 4SExtension of time limits

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PART 5SEvidence

Exceptions to the rule that hearsay evidence is inadmissibleS

F1511S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

PART 6SCommunity orders

Community payback orders: extension of unpaid work or other activity requirementsS

F1612S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Community payback orders: time limit for completion of unpaid work or other activityS

F1713S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Community orders: postponementS

F1814S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Community orders: variationS

F1915S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Community orders: interpretationS

F2016S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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PART 7SParole Board

Chairing of the Parole BoardS

F2117S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Modifications of the Parole Board RulesS

18F22(1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .S

F23(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F24(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F25(4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F26(5). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F27PART 8SRelease of prisoners

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F28PART 9SLegal aid

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SCHEDULE 5SAlcohol licensing

(introduced by section 6)

Requirement to hold a hearingS

F291S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Premises licencesS

F302S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Personal licence holdersS

F313S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Licensing Boards etc.S

F324S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Modifications of duties of Licensing Standards OfficersS

F335S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Notifications by the chief constableS

F346S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

InterpretationS

F357S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Modifications of the Licensing (Procedure) (Scotland) Regulations 2007S

F368S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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SCHEDULE 6SFunctioning of public bodies

(introduced by section 7)

PART 1SLicensing other than alcohol licensing

Modifications of Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982 etc.S

F371S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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PART 2SFreedom of information

InterpretationS

F382S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Time periods for responding to requestsS

F393S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F404S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Extension of periods in which certain authorities may respondS

F415S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Commissioner's ability to take account of impact of coronavirusS

F426S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Giving notice electronicallyS

F437S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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PART 3SDuties in respect of reports and other documents

Power to postpone publication and laying of reportsS

F448S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Power to publish or make available documents for inspection electronicallyS

F459S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Resumption of duties in relation to reports and documentsS

F4610S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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PART 4SLocal authority meetings

IntroductoryS

F4711S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

InterpretationS

F4812S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Grounds for exclusion of the public from meetings of local authoritiesS

F4913S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F49Sch. 6 para. 13 expires (30.9.2021 at the end of the day) by Coronavirus (Extension and Expiry) (Scotland) Act 2021 (asp 19), ss. 2(1)(6)(b), 11(2)

Photographic copies of documents in respect of meetings of local authoritiesS

F5014S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

PART 5SDuties under the Public Finance and Accountability (Scotland) Act 2000

F5115S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

SCHEDULE 7SOther measures in response to coronavirus

(introduced by section 8)

Social securityS

F521S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F532S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F543S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F554S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F565S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Irritancy clauses in commercial leases: non-payment of rent or other sums dueS

F576S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F587S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Duration of planning permissionS

F598S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F609S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F6110S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Electronic delivery of copy of deed to Registers of ScotlandS

F6211S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

F6312S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F6413S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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F6514S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Textual Amendments

Land registration: period of effect of advance noticeS

F6615S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F6616S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F6617S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F6618S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F6719S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Anatomy Act 1984: extension of periodsS

F6820S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F6821S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F6822S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Scrutiny of subordinate legislation in urgent casesS

F6923S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F6924S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F6925S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F6926S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F6927S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F6928S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F6929S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F6930S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Business improvement districts: extension of certain arrangementsS

F7031S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

MuirburnS

F7132S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F7233S. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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