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Housing Act 1974

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9(1)This paragraph shall have effect with respect to the application of Schedule 6 to the 1972 Act (restriction on rent increases) in relation to a regulated tenancy consisting of—

(a)a tenancy which becomes a protected tenancy by virtue of section 18(1) of this Act, or

(b)a statutory tenancy imposed by virtue of paragraph 5 above,

together with any subsequent statutory tenancy which, when taken with that regulated tenancy, is by virtue of section 7(4) of the Rent Act 1968 treated for the purposes of that Act as constituting one regulated tenancy.

(2)For the purposes of paragraph 1(1)(b) of the said Schedule 6 (application of paragraph 1 to the first registration of rent after completion, during the existence of the regulated tenancy; of certain works), a tenancy falling within sub-paragraph (1)(a) above shall be deemed to have been a regulated tenancy throughout the period when Part VIII of the 1972 Act applied to it.

(3)In the case of a regulated tenancy falling within sub-paragraph (1)(b) above, paragraph 1(1)(b) of the said Schedule 6 shall have effect as if the reference to the completion of works during the existence of the regulated tenancy included a reference to their completion during the period beginning on the day on which Part VIII of the 1972 Act first applied to the tenancy referred to in paragraph 5(1) above and ending on the day on which the regulated tenancy came into existence.

(4)The references in paragraph 3(1) of the said Schedule 6 to notices of increase authorised by the Rent Act 1968 shall include a reference to notices of increase under section 87 of the 1972 Act.

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