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Changing climate

20 December 2016

Section 63 of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 provides for regulations to be made for (1) the assessment of the energy performance of existing non-domestic buildings and (2) building owners to take steps to improve the energy performance of affected buildings.

Consultation on new private tenancy introduced by Private Housing (Tenancies)(Scotland) Act 2016

26 October 2016

The Scottish Government has published their Consultation on proposals for regulations and policy supporting the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 (“the Act”). The Act is set to replace the current regime of assured and short assured tenancies with a New Private Residential Tenancy from 1 December 2017. Any tenancies created prior to that date will remain unchanged.

Land Registration – Warning to Landowners

15 December 2014

The new Land Registration Act came into force on 8 December 2014 and is the first significant overhaul of the registration process since the creation of the Land Register in 1979. Much of the 2012 Act is directed at reinforcing the land registration system, as only 26% of Scotland’s land mass is currently on the Land Register.

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