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Scottish landlord loses tenancy deposit protection appea

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  July 2012 saw the launch of tenancy deposit protection in Scotland and one of the first cases to reach the higher courts in Scotland has now been decided by the Sherriff Principal in the Sheriffdom of Lothian and Border This was an appeal in the case of Samdup Tenzin (tenant) against Stuart Russell and Laura...

Posted by Steve Harriott, CEO on 4 February 2014

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£775 fine for an incorrect postcode!

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As I wrote in my last article, we are beginning to see deposit protection cases enter the Scottish Courts. Ross Fraser & Alison Pease v Andrew Meehan, made it clear that Sheriffs are willing to hand down the maximum penalty of three times the deposit for deliberate breaches of The Tenancy Deposit Schemes (Scotland) Regulations...

Posted by Steve Harriott, CEO on 10 September 2013

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Maximum penalty for Scottish landlord

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Steve Harriott, TDS Just 14 months on from the launch of tenancy deposit protection in Scotland the Courts have started to get their first cases for failure to comply with the legislation. The most recent case saw a landlord receive the full penalty for failing to protect a deposit; I have also written about another...

Posted by Steve Harriott, CEO on 10 September 2013

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