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Housing Act 1964

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9In section 18—

(a)for subsections (3) to (5) there shall be substituted the following subsections—

(3)Subsections (3), (4) and (5) of section 8 of the principal Act (which relate to the recovery by a local authority of expenses incurred by them in executing works on an insanitary house) shall, subject to any necessary modifications, apply for the purpose of enabling a local authority to recover any expenses reasonably incurred by them under this section in carrying out works in pursuance thereof as they apply for the purpose of enabling a local authority to recover the first-mentioned expenses, so, however, that the expenses incurred by a local authority in carrying out works in pursuance of this section shall be recoverable from the person on whom the notice was served or, if he was only properly served with the notice as trustee, tutor, curator, factor or agent for or of some other person, then either from him or from that other person, or in part from him and as to the remainder from that other person.

(4)Section 16 of the Act of 1950 (appeals) shall apply in relation to a demand by a local authority for the recovery of expenses incurred by them in carrying out works in pursuance of this section and in relation to an order made by a local authority with respect to any such expenses.

(5)Where under this section a local authority have themselves incurred expenses in the execution of works, it shall be competent for them to make a charging order in favour of themselves in respect of such expenses, and subsections (2) to (4) of section 20, and section 21, of the principal Act shall, with any necessary modifications, apply to a charging order so made in like manner as they apply to a charging order made under the said section 20 and as if any reference in the said section 21 to Part II of the principal Act included a reference to this Part of this Act.;

(b)in subsection (6)(b), for the words from " the number " to " were executed" there shall be substituted the words

those works had not been executed;

(c)subsection (7) shall not apply ;

(d)in subsection (8), the words " or the highest rate " shall be omitted, and for the reference to subsection (6) of section ten of the principal Act there shall be substituted a reference to section 8(3) of the principal Act;

(e)subsection (9) shall not apply.

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