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Housing Act 1974

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105Secretary of States' control over certain expenditure by housing authorities in England and Wales

(1)A housing authority may not incur any expenses in—

(a)providing dwellings by the conversion of houses or other buildings, or

(b)carrying out works required for the improvement of dwellings, with or without associated works of repair,

except in accordance with proposals submitted by the authority to the Secretary of State and for the time being approved by him.

(2)Any approval given by the Secretary of State under subsection (1) above may be given subject to such conditions, and may be varied in such circumstances, as appear to him to be appropriate, but before varying the terms of any such approval the Secretary of State shall consult the housing authority concerned.

(3)In this section " housing authority " and " dwelling " have the same meanings as in Part VII of this Act.

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