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Rent Act 1974

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4(1)The provisions of this paragraph shall have effect with respect to the period beginning on the commencement date and ending on the day appointed for the purposes of subsecton (1) of section 11 of this Act, and in the following provisions of this paragraph that period is referred to as " the interim period ".

(2)During the interim period every allowance scheme (including an allowance scheme which is the model scheme, as defined in section 20(7) of the Housing Finance Act 1972) shall be deemed to be varied to such extent as is necessary to take account of the provisions of subsections (2) to (5) of section 11 of this Act and of the repeals of provisions of Part II of that Act contained in Part I of Schedule 4 to this Act.

(3)No account shall be taken for the purposes of section 24 of the Housing Finance Act 1972 (publicity for schemes) of any deemed variation of a scheme which is effected by sub-paragraph (2) above.

(4)Where, during the interim period, an authority vary their allowance scheme to take account of the provisions of the subsections and of the repeals referred to in sub-paragraph (2) above, the variation shall not take effect until the day appointed as mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) above.

(5)At any time within the interim period an authority may vary their allowance scheme, with effect from the day appointed as mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) above, to take account of the modifications of Part II of the Housing Finance Act 1972 effected on and after that day by subsection (1) of section 11 of, and Part II of Schedule 4 to, this Act.

(6)In this paragraph " allowance scheme " and " authority " have the same meanings as in Part II of the Housing Finance Act 1972.

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