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         Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 as amended     










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This page contains key sections of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 as regards homelessness law in Scotland, as amended by the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001 and the Homelessness etc., (Scotland) Act 2003. 

This page was produced on 24 July 2004, and reflects legal provisions in force as at that date.


    SECTION 19

    admission to housing list

 

    SECTION 20

     

    persons to have priority on housing list

 

    SECTION 21

     

    publication of housing list rules

 

    SECTION 22

     

    [repealed]

 

    SECTION 24

     

    homeless persons and persons threatened with homelessness

 

    SECTION 25

     

    priority need

 

    SECTION 26

     

    intentional homelessness

 

    SECTION 27

     

    local connection

 

    SECTION 28

     

    inquiries into homelessness 

  

    SECTION 29

     

    interim duty to accommodate in case of apparent priority need

     

    SECTION 30

     

    notification of decision and reasons

 

    SECTION 31

     

    duties to persons found to be homeless

 

    SECTION 32

     

    duties to persons found to be threatened with homelessness

 

    SECTION 32A

     

    power of Scottish Ministers to modify application of ss. 31 & 32

 

    SECTION 33

     

    referral of application to another local authority

 

    SECTION 34

     

    duties to persons who applications are referred

 

    SECTION 35

     

    supplemenatary provisions

 

    SECTION 35A

     

    right to request a review

 

    SECTION 35B

 

    procedure on review