Scottish Law of Leases

By: Angus McAllister
ISBN: 9781847665669

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About Scottish Law of Leases

The comprehensive, up-to-date guide to the Scots law of landlord and tenant Scottish Law of Leases, written in a clear and readable style, covers residential, commercial and agricultural leases and provides guidance on a wide range of topics including local authority tenancies, crofts, the Agricultural Holdings Acts and valuations of market rent. The new edition: Takes full account of the many recent legislative changes including the Land Registration (Scotland) Act... Read more

About Scottish Law of Leases

The comprehensive, up-to-date guide to the Scots law of landlord and tenant

Scottish Law of Leases, written in a clear and readable style, covers residential, commercial and agricultural leases and provides guidance on a wide range of topics including local authority tenancies, crofts, the Agricultural Holdings Acts and valuations of market rent.

The new edition:
Takes full account of the many recent legislative changes including the Land Registration (Scotland) Act 2012 and the Long Leases (Scotland) Act 2012;
Details relevant new case law including guidance on the effects of the Human Rights Act on tenancy evictions;
Provides expanded coverage of common law and residential leases;
Contains new chapters on repairs and private landlord regulation, including statutory provisions relating to antisocial behaviour notices, registration of private landlords, licensing of houses in multiple occupation, overcrowding statutory notices and tenancy deposit schemes.

This highly regarded work provides lawyers and chartered surveyors, as well as students in these and related disciplines, with an invaluable source of reference.

Table of Contents

PART 1: INTRODUCTION
Chapter 1 Introduction
PART 2: GENERAL LANDLORD AND TENANT LAW
Chapter 2 Basic legal requirements
Chapter 3 Rights and obligations of the parties
Chapter 4 Legal remedies of the parties 1: standard breach of contract remedies
Chapter 5 Legal remedies of the parties 2: irritancy
Chapter 6 Legal remedies of the parties 3: hypothec and summary diligence
Chapter 7 Assignation and subletting; interposed leases
Chapter 8 Long leases
Chapter 9 Succession to leases
Chapter 10 Termination of leases
PART 3 COMMERCIAL LEASES
Chapter 11 Commercial lease terms
Chapter 12 Rent reviews
Chapter 13 Service charges
Chapter 14 Tenancy of shops
PART 4 AGRICULTURAL LEASES
Chapter 15 Agricultural leases
Chapter 16 Crofts and small landholdings
PART 5 RESIDENTIAL LEASES
Chapter 17 The private sector: assured and regulated tenancies
Chapter 18 Social tenancies: Scottish secure tenancies
Chapter 19 Repairs and improvements
Chapter 20 Right to buy
Chapter 21 Private landlord regulation
Chapter 22 Unfair lease terms
Appendix 1 Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1985, sections 4 to 7
Appendix 2 Tenancy of Shops (Scotland) Act 1949

Publishing Details

Publication Date: 31 October 2013
ISBN: 9781847665669
Binding: Paperback
Edition: 4
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