This Practice Note considers the methods of bringing a private sector residential tenancy to an end in Scotland both before and after 1 December 2017. Different methods apply in relation to social housing which are not covered within the scope of this Practice Note.
This Practice Note considers the law of irritancy in the context of commercial leases in Scotland. In particular, it considers the differences between legal and conventional irritancies, irritancy procedure, defences and the effect of irritancy on sub-leases and charge-holders.
This Practice Note considers break notices in the context of commercial leases in Scotland and in particular mandatory requirements, errors in expression, the identities of parties, service and the withdrawal of break notices. The Note does not cover break notices in agricultural leases.
This Practice Note considers rent and how to recover rent arrears in commercial lettings in Scotland. It also considers the basic principles of non-domestic rates.
This Practice Note considers the main judicial and non-judicial remedies in the context of landlord and tenant disputes in Scotland, namely interdict, specific implement, payment action, damages action, recission, retention of rent, irritancy, hypothec and action for recovery of heritable property. The Note does not cover remedies in relation to agricultural leases.
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