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PART 2 WREGISTERED SOCIAL LANDLORDS

CHAPTER 4WENFORCEMENT

CompensationW

67ImpactW

After section 50Q of the Housing Act 1996 insert—

50RImpact

(1)This section applies when the Welsh Ministers are considering—

(a)whether to award compensation, or

(b)the amount of compensation to award.

(2)The Welsh Ministers must take account of any information available to them about the financial situation of the registered social landlord.

(3)The Welsh Ministers must consider the likely impact of the compensation on the registered social landlord's ability to provide services.

(4)In particular, the Welsh Minsters must aim to avoid—

(a)jeopardising the financial viability of the registered social landlord,

(b)preventing the registered social landlord from honouring financial commitments, or

(c)preventing the registered social landlord from taking action to remedy the matters on the grounds of which the compensation might be awarded.

Annotations:

Commencement Information

I1S. 67 in force at 18.10.2011 by S.I. 2011/2475, arts. 1(2), 2(n)