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Housing Act 1964

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16Immediate improvement notices

(1)If when the improvement notice is served on the person having control of the dwelling the local authority have received from the person who is then the tenant occupying the dwelling his consent to the improvement of the dwelling to the standard provided in the preliminary notice, the local authority shall in the improvement notice require the person having control of the dwelling to carry out the works specified in the improvement notice within twelve months (or such other period as may be prescribed) from the date when the improvement notice becomes operative or such longer period as the local authority by permission given in writing may from time to time allow.

(2)The tenant's consent must be in writing, signed by him, and shall be irrevocable.

(3)An improvement notice to which this section applies is referred to in this Part of this Act as " an immediate improvement notice ".

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