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(1)Amend paragraph 26 of Schedule 1 to the Housing Act 1996 (persons acting as officer while disqualified) as follows.
(2)In sub-paragraph (1)(a) for “six months” substitute “12 months”.
(3)After sub-paragraph (1) insert—
“(1A)In relation to an offence committed before the commencement of section 282 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 (short sentences) the reference in sub-paragraph (1)(a) to 12 months has effect as if it were a reference to 6 months.”
(4)After sub-paragraph (4) add—
“(5)If a person fails to comply with an order directing repayment, the registered social landlord or the Welsh Ministers (as the case may be) may recover the sum or specified amount as a debt.”
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