Rent (Scotland) Act 1984 - clarification of illegal premiums.
Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 - landlord's identity requirement; overcrowding and serious disrepair regulation.
Data Protection Act 1998 - tenant's personal data to be held securely and only lawfully disclosed
Antisocial Behaviour etc (Scotland) Act 2004 - landlord registration regulation, anti-social behaviour.
Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 - Housing in Multiple Occupation regime; Tenancy Deposit Scheme regulatory framework; landlord's right of access; Repairing Standard and right to adapt properties.
Equality Act 2010 - discrimination, including in relation to alterations.
Interpretation and Legislative Reform (Scotland) Act 2010 - timing of service of notices
Private Rented Housing (Scotland) Act 2011 - changed the registration of private landlords; amendments to the Housing in Multiple Occupation licensing regime; introduction of Overcrowding Statutory Notices.
The Tenancy Deposit Schemes (Scotland) Regulations 2011 - tenancy deposit schemes
Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 - introduced regulatory system for letting agents.
Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016 - established the private residential tenancy.
Regulations under the Private Housing (Tenancies) (Scotland) Act 2016:
Please note these hyperlinks links to legislation.gov.uk may show the enactments as originally made, so may not always show amendments.
An errata was issued on 7 December 2017.
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