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If a tenant were to grow in one of my properties as

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If a tenant were to grow cannabis in one of my properties as a landlord would I have a duty to inform the pólice (property in Scotland)
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Scots Law
Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
Thank you for your question.

Yes you would, as you could be prosecuted as the property owner if it was subsequently found out that you knew about it and didn't report it.

See online the case of Sweet v Parsley which was a House of Lords case and is accepted as being the law in Scotland as well as on England.

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