The Private Landlord Registration (Information) (Scotland) Regulations 2019
|Document Number:||2019 No. 195|
|Coming into force:||Coming into force on the 16/09/2019|
Scottish Statutory Instruments
30 th May 2019
Laid before the Scottish Parliament
3 rd June 2019
Coming into force
at 9.00 a.m. on 16 th September 2019
The Scottish Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 83(1)(d) and 141(2)(b) of the Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004(1) and all other powers enabling them to do so.
Citation, commencement and interpretation
—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Private Landlord Registration (Information) (Scotland) Regulations 2019 and come into force at 0900 hours on 16 September 2019.
(2) In these Regulations—
“the 2004 Act” means the Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004 ,
“advertisement in commercial media” means any of the following—
an advertisement in a newspaper or magazine,
an advertisement transmitted electronically, including by means of the internet, or
an advertisement by way of written particulars or written description, including particulars or description given or made available electronically, which includes at least 2 of the following—
a photograph of the house, part of the house or room in the house to be let,
a floor plan of the house to be let,
the size of the rooms in the house,
the proposed rent,
“energy performance certificate” means a certificate which complies with regulation 6 of the Energy Performance of Buildings (Scotland) Regulations 2008(2) ,
“energy performance indicator” has the meaning given in regulation 2 of the Energy Performance of Buildings (Scotland) Regulations 2008 ,
“house in multiple occupation” has the meaning given in section 125 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006(3) ,
“joint owner” means an owner of a house which is owned by two or more persons, either equally between them or in pro indiviso shares,
“lead owner” means the person, where applicable, who is designated as such in the application for registration made under section 83 of the 2004 Act, and
“tenement building” has the meaning given in section 26 of the Tenements (Scotland) Act 2004(4).
Application for registration – prescribed information
—(1) Subject to paragraph (2) , an application for registration under section 83 of the 2004 Act must contain, in addition to the information listed there, the information prescribed in the schedule.
(2) Where the schedule prescribes information which is not applicable to a relevant person, the relevant person should indicate on the application for registration that the information is not applicable to the relevant person.
Subject to regulation 4 , the enactments specified in column 1 of the table in Part 2 of the schedule are revoked to the extent set out in the corresponding entry in column 3 of that table.
Notwithstanding the revocation of the Private Landlord Registration (Information and Fees) (Scotland) Regulations 2005(5) , they continue to apply in relation to—
(a) an application for registration under section 83 ,
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