Rent Restrictions (Scotland) Amendment Regulations, 1954

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 1954/1081

1954No. 1081 (S. 104)

The Rent Restrictions (Scotland) Amendment Regulations, 1954

10thAugust1954

17thAugust1954

30thAugust1954

In exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 14, as read with section 15, of the Rent and Mortgage Interest Restrictions (Amendment) Act, 1933(a), and of all other powers enabling me in that behalf, I hereby make the following regulations:—

1.—(1) These regulations may be cited as the Rent Restrictions (Scotland) Amendment Regulations, 1954, and shall come into operation on the 30th day of August, 1954.

(2) The Interpretation Act, 1889(b), applies to the interpretation of these regulations as it applies to the interpretation of an Act of Parliament.

2. Every rent book or other similar document used by or on behalf of any landlord in respect of any dwelling-house to which the Rent and Mortgage Interest Restrictions Acts, 1920 to 1939, apply shall contain a notice, in the form set out in the Schedule to these regulations or in a form substantially to the like effect, of all the matters referred to in the said form:

Provided that until the 30th day of November, 1954 a notice in the form prescribed by Regulation 4 of the Rent Restrictions (Scotland) Regulations, 1939(c), shall be sufficient compliance with the provisions of this regulation.

3. Regulation 4 of and the Second Schedule to the Rent Restrictions (Scotland) Regulations, 1939 are hereby revoked.

James Stuart, One of Her Majesty's Principal Secretaries of Scotland.

Dated this 10th day of August, 1954.

St. Andrew's House, Edinburgh, 1.

(a) 23 & 24 Geo. 5. c. 32.

(b) 52 & 53 Vict. c. 63.

(c) S.R. & O. 1939/1615 (Rev. XII, p. 371: 1939 II, p. 1841).

SCHEDULE

Form of Notice to be inserted in every rent book or other similar document

INFORMATION FOR TENANT

1. Address of premises … ..

2. Name and address of landlord(1) … ..

3. Name and address of agent (if any) … ..

4. The existing recoverable rent of the premises [inclusive of occupiers' rates](2) is £ s. d. per… ..

5. The rent includes £ s. d. per … .. in respect of the [ ](3) per cent. increase permitted by the Increase of Rent and Mortgage Interest (Restrictions) Act, 1920 (Section 2 (1) (c) and (d)).

6. The rent also includes £ s. d. per … .. in respect of the repairs increase permitted by the Housing (Repairs and Rents) (Scotland) Act, 1954 (Section 16).

7. The rent also includes £ s. d. per … .. in respect of the passing on to the tenant by the landlord of a repairs increase payable by the...

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