An overview of the recent changes to the timescales required in issuing Notices of Proceedings for Scottish Secure Tenancies and Short Scottish Secure Tenancies in terms of the emergency Coronavirus legislation. It is anticipated that the provisions in relation to reducing the notice period for antisocial behaviour cases will be particularly welcomed by landlords.
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Housing issues are more topical than ever, featuring regularly in the media. In Scotland, private residential tenancies also created, partly to provide additional security of tenure to tenants. This includes the abolition of the no-fault procedure for seeking recovery of a property. A recent set of cases in England, relating to asylum seekers' housing rights, touches on important points regarding when landlords can gain entry to a property.
It can be extremely frustrating for clients and their representatives when one side of a dispute acts in a way that deliberately makes the litigation process longer and more costly. This can be a problem in cases which involve a party litigant – someone who does not use legal representation but chooses to make their own representations to court.