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Housing Act 1974

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39(1)In section 37 of the 1973 Act (disturbance payments for persons without compensatable interests) subsection (1) shall be amended—

(a)by adding, at the end of paragraph (b), the words

or the service of an improvement notice, within the meaning of Part VIII of the Housing Act 1974, in respect of a house on the land;

(b)by inserting, in paragraph (c), after the words

the carrying out ofthe words " any improvement to a house or building on the land or of " ;

(c)by adding, at the end of paragraph (c) the following paragraph:—

(d)where the land has previously been acquired by a registered housing association, within the meaning of the Housing Act 1974, or by an unregistered housing association which falls within section 18(1)(a) of that Act, the carrying out by that association of any improvement to a house or building on the land or of redevelopment on that land; and

(d)by making the like amendments as are specified, in relation to section 29(1) of that Act, in paragraph 38(1)(c) above.

(2)Subsection (3) of that section shall be amended as follows:—

(a)for the words "or redevelopment as is mentioned in paragraph (a) or (c)" there shall be substituted the words

improvement or redevelopment as is mentioned in paragraph (a), (c) or (d);

(b)for the words " or undertaking " there shall be substituted the words

undertaking or improvement notice;

(c)for the words " or the undertaking was accepted" there shall be substituted the words

the undertaking was accepted or the notice was served.

(3)After subsecton (3) of that section there shall be inserted the following subsection:—

(3A)For the purposes of subsection (1) above a person shall not be treated as displaced in consequence of the acceptance of an undertaking, of the service of such an improvement notice as is mentioned in paragraph (b) of that subsection or of the carrying out of any improvement to a house or building unless he is permanently displaced in consequence of the carrying out of the works specified in the undertaking or notice or, as the case may be, of the improvement in question.

(4)In subsection (9) of that section after the word " undertaking " there shall be inserted the word

' improvement'.

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