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Shelter Scotland campaign briefing: Illegal eviction - know your rights

By: Shelter Scotland  Published: October 2014


Shelter Scotland in conjunction with Police Scotland is running an awareness raising campaign on the offence of illegal eviction in the private rented sector. This briefing paper outlines the offence of illegal eviction, sets out what tenants should do if they are threatened with illegal eviction and summarises Shelter Scotland and Police Scotland's joint approach to work towards preventing illegal evictions taking place in the first place.

Summary

This briefing paper outlines the offence of illegal eviction, sets out what tenants should do if they are threatened with illegal eviction and summarises Shelter Scotland and Police Scotland's joint approach to work towards preventing illegal evictions taking place in the first place.