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Regulation of Registered Social Landlords (Wales) Act 2018

Section 133 of the Housing Act 1988

82.Section 133 of the Housing Act 1988 relates to subsequent disposals by RSLs where the original disposal was by a local authority.

83.Under section 133 of the Housing Act 1988, if an RSL had acquired land or a house from a local authority under section 32 or 43 of the Housing Act 1985, and the consent relating to the original disposal did not provide otherwise, the consent of the Welsh Ministers (if the land was in Wales) or the Secretary of State (if the land was in England) was required in the event that the RSL wished subsequently to dispose of the house

84.Amendments are made to section 133 of the Housing Act 1988 to remove the requirement of an RSL to obtain the consent of the Welsh Ministers or the Secretary of State before disposal of land or a house referred to in the paragraph above.

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