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Rent Act 1974

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Modifications of Rent Act in relation to furnished and other tenancies

    1. 1.Extension of protection afforded to furnished tenancies

    2. 2.Certain tenancies not to be protected

    3. 3.Recovery of possession of dwelling-houses let on certain tenancies

    4. 4.Advance application for registration of a new rent

    5. 5.Transitional provisions affecting furnished lettings which become furnished tenancies

  3. Furnished Lettings (England and Wales)

    1. 6.Furnished lettings: increase in rateable value limits

    2. 7.Furnished lettings: amendments relating to control and registration of rents

    3. 8.Furnished lettings: amendments relating to security of tenure

  4. Funished lettings (Scotland)

    1. 9.Furnished lettings: amendments relating to control and registration of rents

    2. 10.Furnished lettings: amendments relating to security of tenure

  5. Supplementary

    1. 11.Rent allowances

    2. 12.Rent allowances in Scotland

    3. 13.Effect on furnished sub-tenancy of determination of superior unfurnished tenancy

    4. 14.Power of court, in action for possession, to reduce period of notice to quit

    5. 15.Interpretation

    6. 16.Transitional provisions and repeals

    7. 17.Short title, citation, application, commencement and extent

  6. Schedules

    1. Schedule 1

      Consequential Amendments of Rent Act

      1. Part I Amendments of Schedule 3 to Rent Act

        1. 1.After Case 3 there shall be inserted the following Case:—...

        2. 2.In the application of Case 5 (assignment or sub-letting by...

        3. 3.In the application of Case 8 (dwelling-house required for landlord...

        4. 4.(1) In Case 9 (overcharging by tenant of his own...

        5. 5.(1) In the application of Case 10 in Schedule 3...

        6. 6.In Part III, in paragraph 2 (definition of relevant date)...

        7. 7.In Part IV, in paragraph 3 (meaning of suitable alternative...

      2. Part II Amendments of Parts IV, VIII and IX of Rent Act 1968

        1. 8.In section 44(3) (circumstances in which applications may be made...

        2. 9.(1) In section 46 (determination of fair rent) in subsection...

        3. 10.In the application of sections 93 to 95 (mortgages) to...

        4. 11.In section 103(1)(b) (certain sublettings not to exclude any part...

        5. 12.In section 105(1) (county court jurisdiction to determine certain questions)...

        6. 13.In section 106(1) (rules as to procedure) after the words...

        7. 14.In secion 107 (powers of local authorities for the purposes...

        8. 15.(1) In Schedule 6, in paragraph 10 (procedure on application...

        9. 16.In Schedule 7, in paragraph 1 (form and content of...

      3. Part III Amendments of Parts IV, IX and X of Rent (Scotland) Act 1971

        1. 17.In section 40(3) (circumstances in which applications may be made...

        2. 18.(1) In section 42 (determination of fair rent) in subsection...

        3. 19.In the application of sections 110 to 112 (heritable securities)...

        4. 20.In section 120(1)(b) (certain sublettings not to exclude any part...

        5. 21.In section 122(1) (jurisdiction) in paragraph (a) after the words...

        6. 22.In section 124 (rules as to procedure) after the words...

        7. 23.In section 125 (powers of local authorities for the purposes...

        8. 24.(1) In Schedule 6, in paragraph 10 (procedure on application...

        9. 25.In Schedule 7, in paragraph 1 (form and content of...

    2. Schedule 2

      Tenancies Granted by Resident Landlords

      1. Part I Section to be Inserted after Section 5 of the Rent Act

        1. 1.The following section shall be inserted after section 5 of...

        2. 2.The following section shall be inserted after section 5 of...

      2. Part II Amendments of Part IX of Rent Act 1968

        1. 3.In section 101 of the Rent Act 1968 (provisions where...

        2. 4.After section 102 of that Act there shall be inserted...

      3. Part III Amendments of Part X of Rent (Scotland) Act 1971

        1. 5.In section 118 of the Rent (Scotland) Act 1971 (provisions...

        2. 6.After section 119 of that Act there shall be inserted...

    3. Schedule 3

      Transitional Provisions

      1. 1.(1) In any case where— (a) before the commencement date...

      2. 2.(1) In any case where— (a) before the commencement date...

      3. 3.(1) This paragraph applies where the tenancy of a dwelling-house...

      4. 4.(1) The provisions of this paragraph shall have effect with...

      5. 5.Subsection (3) of section 20 of the Housing Finance Act...

      6. 6.(1) The provisions of this paragraph shall have effect with...

    4. Schedule 4

      Enactments Repealed

      1. Part I Repeals Taking Effect on Commencement

      2. Part II Repeals Taking Effect on Day Appointed under Subsection (1) of Sections 11 and 12

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