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Eviction ban extended until 31 March 2021

11 January 2021

Regulation 2 of the current 2020 Scottish Regulations, which provides protection from eviction in certain circumstances in residential tenancies, has been extended beyond the 22 January 2021 deadline to March 2021. These Regulations prohibit the enforcement of any charge or decree for removal from a residential dwelling house.

Grant Hunter
Grant Hunter

Enforcement will only be permitted in certain circumstances, such as: nuisance or annoyance at the dwelling-house or permitting it to be used for illegal or immoral purposes, certain criminal convictions, criminal behaviour, anti-social behaviour or association with a person who has a relevant conviction or has engaged in relevant anti-social behaviour.

More information on the recent Scottish Government announcement can be found here at:

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact:

Grant Hunter, / 0141 221 8012

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