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26Procedure for third party applicationsS

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(1)In paragraph 1 of schedule 2 to the 2006 Act (notification)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (1), for “a tenant's application” substitute “ an application ”,

(b)in sub-paragraph (2), for “either party” substitute “ the landlord or the tenant ”,

(c)in sub-paragraph (3), for “both parties” substitute “ the landlord and the tenant ”, and

(d)after sub-paragraph (3), insert—

(4)In the case of an application under section 22(1A), the committee must, in addition to carrying out the matters mentioned in sub-paragraphs (1) to (3)—

(a)serve on the third party applicant a notice containing the matters mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a) to (c),

(b)if the committee thinks fit following a request of the third party applicant, change the day specified for the purposes of sub-paragraph (1)(c),

(c)notify—

(i)the third party applicant of any change under sub-paragraph (2)(b),

(ii)the landlord and the tenant of any change under paragraph (b)..

(2)In paragraph 2 of schedule 2 to the 2006 Act (inquiries)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (3)(a), for “or tenant” substitute “ , the tenant or, as the case may be, third party applicant ”,

(b)in sub-paragraph (3)(b), for “or tenant” substitute “ , tenant or, as the case may be, third party applicant ”,

(c)in sub-paragraph (4)(a), for “in the notice served under” substitute “ in accordance with ”, and

(d)in sub-paragraph (4)(b), for “in a notice served under paragraph 1(2)(b)” substitute “ in accordance with paragraph 1(2)(b) or (4)(b) ”.

(3)In paragraph 3(1) of schedule 2 to the 2006 Act (evidence), after “tenant” insert “ , third party applicant ”.

(4)In paragraph 5 of schedule 2 to the 2006 Act (expenses)—

(a)after sub-paragraph (2)(b), insert—

(ba)the third party applicant,, and

(b)in sub-paragraph (2)(c), for “or tenant” substitute “ , tenant or third party applicant ”.

(5)In paragraph 6 of schedule 2 to the 2006 Act (recording and notification of decisions)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (1)(a), for “a tenant's” substitute “ an ”,

(b)the word “and” at the end of sub-paragraph (3)(c) is repealed, and

(c)for sub-paragraph (3)(d), substitute—

(d)in the case of an application under section 22(1A), the third party applicant, and

(e)the local authority (unless the local authority is the third party applicant in relation to the decision)..

(6)After paragraph 7(1) of schedule 2 to the 2006 Act (withdrawal of application), insert—

(1A)A third party applicant may withdraw an application under section 22(1A) at any time..

(7)In paragraph 8(1) of schedule 2 to the 2006 Act (further provision on procedure), after “22(1)” insert “ and 22(1A) ”.

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I1S. 26(1)-(6) in force at 1.12.2015 by S.S.I. 2015/272, art. 2, Sch.

I2S. 26(7) in force at 20.11.2014 by S.S.I. 2014/264, art. 2, Sch.

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