Saving provision

4.  The transfer of functions and jurisdiction of the sheriff to the First-tier Tribunal made by section 16 of the Act has no effect in relation to any—

(a)action arising from any tenancy referred to in section 16(1) of the Act where the application to the sheriff was made prior to 1st December 2017; and

(b)any appeal against the decision of a sheriff in an action of the kind mentioned in paragraph (a) where the appeal—

(i)has not been determined prior to 1st December 2017; or

(ii)is made on or after 1st December 2017 in relation to a decision of a sheriff made on or after that date.