Covering residential, commercial and agricultural leases the fifth edition provides guidance on a wide range of topics including local authority tenancies, crofts, the Agricultural Holdings Acts and valuations of market rent.
The fifth edition:
- Takes full account of recent legislative changes including the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 and the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (Scotland) Act 2013.
- Details relevant new case law and the many changes in residential leases including legislation to abolish sales of public sector housing (the 'Right to Buy' scheme) and the introduction of the new 'private residential tenancy' covering renting rights.
- Covers the Scottish Law Commission's review of commercial leases regarding how leases are terminated.
- Covers the new Modern Limited Duration Tenancy for agricultural tenants, introduced by the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2016.