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Unless your agreement states otherwise under The Prescription & Limitation (Scotland) Act 1973 a person has 5 years to collect an unsecured debt
Therefore the Landlord has 5 years to claim back the underpayment unless the commercial agreement states otherwise
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Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
im not sure. My original landlord sold the building while I was still paying half rent as agreed. When the new landlord took over he clearly didn't read my lease and continued to invoice me the half rent when it should have gone to full rent. He now wants £1800, now. But surely its his obligation to check and invoice correctly.
Yes of course.
But that does not mean that the debt is not owing
If the debt is owing then it needs to be paid
There is a case to pay over a period of time, but sadly it is due
ah ok I see. But it does not need to be paid in one go?
I think you have a good case to split payments
ok great thanks
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