The Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 (Tolerable Standard) (Extension of Criteria) Order 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 8
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 01/02/2021
 
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Scottish Statutory Instruments

Housing

Made

16 th January 2019

Coming into force

1 st February 2021

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 86(2) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987(1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.

In accordance with section 86(2 A) of that Act, a draft of this instrument has been laid before and approved by resolution of the Scottish Parliament.

Citation and commencement

  1. This Order may be cited as the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 (Tolerable Standard) (Extension of Criteria) Order 2019 and comes into force on 1 February 2021.

    Tolerable standard: extension of criteria

  2. In section 86(1) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 (definition of house meeting tolerable standard) , after paragraph (i) insert—

    “(j) has satisfactory equipment installed for detecting, and for giving warning of, fire or suspected fire;

    (k) has satisfactory equipment installed for detecting, and for giving warning of, carbon monoxide present in a concentration that is hazardous to health,”.

    KEVIN STEWART

    Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

    St Andrew’s House,

    Edinburgh

    16 th January 2019

    EXPLANATORY NOTE

    (This note is not part of the Order)

    This Order extends the tolerable standard...

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