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The Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1988

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Deferment of completion

20.—(1) In Article 17(4)(c) of the Order of 1983 for the words “two years” there shall be substituted the words “three years”.

(2) In Article 17(5)(c), (6) and (8) of that Order and in Articles 29(2)(c) and 33(2) of the Order of 1986, for “£100” there shall be substituted “£150”.

(3) The above amendments apply where notice under Article 17(5) of that Order claiming to be entitled to defer completion is served after the day of the coming into operation of this Article.

(4) The above amendments to Article 17 of the Order of 1983 and Articles 29(2)(c) and 33(2) of the Order of 1986 also apply where notice under Article 17(5) of the Order of 1983 claiming to be entitled to defer completion was served before the day of the coming into operation of this Article if the tenant—

(a)serves a further notice on the Executive claiming the benefit of the longer period, and

(b)at the same time deposits with the Executive an additional £50;

and Article 17(8) of the Order of 1983 applies to the sum so deposited as if it had been deposited in pursuance of a notice under that Article.

(5) No such further notice may be served if the Executive has already served a notice under Article 17(3) of the Order of 1983 or Article 33(3) of the Order of 1986.

(6) Articles 21, 23, 23A and 46 of the Order of 1983 shall apply to the provisions of this Article relating to a further notice or deposit in the same manner as those Articles apply for the purposes of Part II of the Order of 1983.

(7) Article 34 of the Order of 1986 shall apply to the provisions of this Article in the same manner as that Article applies for the purposes of Part III of that Order.

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