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.
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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, abatement of rent 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