The Scottish Government has released the first order appointing commencement dates for various provisions of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2014.
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The Housing (Scotland) Act 2014, which received Royal Assent on 1 August 2014 as part of the Scottish Government's 10-year action plan for housing, will bring about significant changes for social landlords (both local authorities and housing associations).
On Friday 27 June 2014, only a few weeks after the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") took over the regulation of the Consumer Credit regime, an Order ("Amendment Order") came into force which amends the recently constituted Consumer Credit provisions contained within the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Regulated Activities) Order 2001 ("RAO").