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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-09497: Graham Simpson (Central Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 30 May 2017

To ask the Scottish Government how many section (a) 30 work notices, (b) 42 maintenance orders and (c) 114 closing orders have been served by each local authority in each of the last five years.

Answered by: Kevin Stewart 7 June 2017

Local Authorities are required, under section 24 of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003, to register any work notices served under section 30 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 in their building standards register. Information on the number of work notices served is not held centrally.

Local Authorities are required, under section 61 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006, to register any maintenance orders served under section 42 of the of that Act in an appropriate land register. Information on the number of maintenance orders served is not held centrally.

Local authorities are not required to register closing orders served under section 114 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987.