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Section 155(3).

SCHEDULE 24E+W Savings and Transitional Provisions

General transitional provisionsE+W

1(1)In so far as anything done, or having effect as if done, under an enactment repealed by this Act could have been done under a corresponding provision in this Act, it shall not be invalidated by the repeal but shall have effect as if done under that provision.E+W

(2)Sub-paragraph (1) above applies, in particular, to any regulation, order, scheme, agreement, dissent, election, application, reference, representation, appointment or apportionment made, notice served, certificate issued, statement supplied, undertaking or direction given or rent registered.

(3)Subject to this Schedule, any document made, served or issued before the passing of this Act or at any time thereafter (whether before or after the commencement of this Act) and containing a reference to an enactment repealed by this Act, or having effect as if containing such a reference, shall, except in so far as a contrary intention appears, be construed as referring, or as the context requires, as including a reference, to the corresponding provision of this Act.

(4)Where a period of time specified in an enactment repealed by this Act is current at the commencement of this Act, this Act shall have effect as if the corresponding provision thereof had been in force when that period began to run.

(5)Nothing in this Act shall affect the enactments repealed thereby in their operation in relation to offences committed before the commencement of this Act.

(6)A conviction for an offence under an enactment repealed by this Act shall be treated for the purposes of this Act as a conviction of an offence under the corresponding provision of this Act.

(7)Subject to the provisions of this Act, any reference in any document or enactment to a dwelling-house which is let on or subject to a protected or statutory tenancy (including any reference which immediately before the commencement of this Act, was to be construed as such a reference by virtue of paragraph 5 of Schedule 16 to the M1Rent Act 1968) shall be construed, except in so far as the context otherwise requires, as a reference to a dwelling-house let on or subject to a protected or statutory tenancy within the meaning of this Act.

(8)Subject to the provisions of this Act, any reference in any document or enactment to a Part VI contract (within the meaning of Part VI of the M2Rent Act 1968) shall be construed, except in so far as the context otherwise requires, as a reference to a restricted contract.

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2(1)If, immediately before the commencement of this Act, a person (the “existing statutory tenant”) was a statutory tenant of a dwelling-house by virtue of any enactment repealed by this Act (a “repealed enactment”) that person shall, on the commencement of this Act, be a statutory tenant of the dwelling-house for the purposes of this Act.E+W

(2)If, immediately before the existing statutory tenant became a statutory tenant, he was a tenant of the dwelling-house under a tenancy then, for the purposes of this Act, he shall be the statutory tenant by virtue of his previous protected tenancy.

(3)If the existing statutory tenant became a statutory tenant on the death of a person who was himself a tenant or statutory tenant of the dwelling-house then, for the purposes of this Act, the existing statutory tenant shall be a statutory tenant by succession; and, unless he became a statutory tenant by virtue of section 13 of the M3Rent Act 1965, or paragraph 6 or 7 of Schedule 1 to the M4Rent Act 1968, he shall be deemed to be the first successor within the meaning of Schedule 1 to this Act.

(4)If the existing statutory tenant became a statutory tenant by virtue of an exchange under section 17 of the M5Rent Act 1957 or section 14 of the M6Rent Act 1968 then, for the purposes of this Act, he shall be deemed to be the statutory tenant by virtue of his previous protected tenancy or, as the case may be, a statutory tenant by succession, if immediately before the commencement of this Act he was so deemed for the purposes of the M7Rent Act 1968.

(5)If, by virtue of sub-paragraph (4) above, the existing statutory tenant is for the purposes of this Act a statutory tenant by succession, he shall be deemed to be the first successor, within the meaning of Schedule 1 to this Act if, and only if, the person who was a statutory tenant immediately before the date of exchange was not a statutory tenant by virtue of section 13 of the M8Rent Act 1965 or paragraph 6 or 7 of Schedule 1 to the M9Rent Act 1968.

(6)Without prejudice to the case where by virtue of sub-paragraph (4) or (5) above, the existing statutory tenant is deemed to be a statutory tenant by succession but is not deemed to be the first successor, within the meaning of Schedule 1 to this Act, paragraphs 5 to 7 of that Schedule shall not apply where the existing statutory tenant, or the person on whose death he became a statutory tenant, became a statutory tenant by virtue of an exchange under section 17 of the M10Rent Act 1957 or section 14 of the M11Rent Act 1968.

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3(1)A person who, at any time before the commencement of this Act, became a statutory tenant of a dwelling-house by virtue of—E+W

(a)section 12(10) of the M12Increase of Rent and Mortgage Interest (Restrictions) Act 1920 (under which workmen housed in certain dwelling-houses taken over by the Government during the 1914-18 war were to be treated as tenants of the landlords of those houses); and

(b)section 4 of the M13Requisitioned Houses and Housing (Amendment) Act 1955 (under which certain requisitioned dwelling-houses were returned to their owners on condition that the owners accepted the existing licenseees as statutory tenants),

(and not by way of succession to a previous statutory tenancy) shall be treated for the purposes of this Act as having become the statutory tenant of that dwelling-house on the expiry of a protected tenancy thereof.

(2)A person who, on or after the commencement of the M14Rent Act 1965, retained possession of a dwelling-house by virtue of section 20 of that Act (which made transitional provisions in relation to tenancies which expired before the commencement of that Act) shall be deemed to have done so under a statutory tenancy arising on the termination of a tenancy which was a regulated tenancy, and the terms as to rent and otherwise of that tenancy shall be deemed to have been the same, subject to any variation specified by the court, as those of the tenancy mentioned in subsection (1) of that section (that is to say, the tenancy which ended before the commencement of the M15Rent Act 1965 but which would have been a regulated tenancy if that Act had then been in force).

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4A statutory tenancy subsisting at the commencement of this Act under section 4 of the M16Requisitioned Houses and Housing (Amendment) Act 1955 shall be treated, for the purposes of this Act—E+W

(a)as a regulated tenancy if, by virtue of section 10 of the M17Rent Act 1965, it fell to be treated as a regulated tenancy after 31st March 1966; and

(b)in any other case, as a controlled tenancy.

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Tenancies which ended before passing of Counter-Inflation Act 1973 (c. 9)E+W

5(1)This paragraph applies where the tenancy of a dwelling-house came to an end at a time before 22nd March 1973 and the tenancy would have been a regulated tenancy, for the purposes of the M18Rent Act 1968, if section 14 of the M19Counter-Inflation Act 1973 had been in force at that time.E+W

(2)If the tenant under the tenancy which came to an end duly retained possession of the dwelling-house after 22nd March 1973 without any order for possession having been made, or after the rescission of such an order, he shall be deemed to have done so under a statutory tenancy arising on the termination of the tenancy which came to an end and, subject to sub-paragraph (6) below the terms of that tenancy (including the rent) shall be deemed to have been the same as those of the tenancy which came to an end.

(3)Any statutory tenancy arising by virtue of sub-paragraph (2) above, shall be treated as a statutory tenancy arising on the termination of a protected tenancy which was a regulated tenancy.

(4)Where Article 10 of the M20Counter-Inflation (Rents) (England and Wales) Order 1972 applied to the rent under the tenancy, the rent under the tenancy imposed by sub-paragraph (2) above shall be the rent as limited by Article 10.

(5)Schedule 7 to this Act shall not apply to a statutory tenancy arising under sub-paragraph (2) above.

(6)The High Court or the county court may by order vary all or any of the terms of the tenancy imposed by sub-paragraph (2) above in any way appearing to the court to be just and equitable (and whether or not in a way authorised by the provisions of sections 46 and 47 of this Act).

(7)If at 22nd March 1973 the dwelling-house was occupied by a person who would, if the tenancy had been a regulated tenancy, have been the “first successor” within the meaning of paragraph 4 of Schedule 1 to the M21Rent Act 1968 (which is re-enacted in Schedule 1 to this Act), sub-paragraphs (2), (4) and (5) above shall apply where that person retained possession as they apply where the tenant retained possession.

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Protected furnished tenanciesE+W

6(1)In any case where—E+W

(a)before 14th August 1974 a dwelling was subject to a tenancy which was a Part VI contract within the meaning of the M22Rent Act 1968, and

(b)the dwelling forms part only of a building, and that building is not a purpose-built block of flats within the meaning of section 12 of this Act, and

(c)on that date the interest of the lessor, within the meaning of Part VI of the M23Rent Act 1968, under the tenancy—

(i)belonged to a person who occupied as his residence another dwelling which also formed part of that building, or

(ii)was vested in trustees as such and was or, if it was held on trust for sale, the proceeds of its sale were held on trust for a person who occupied as his residence another dwelling which also formed part of that building, and

(d)apart from paragraph 1 of Schedule 3 to the M24Rent Act 1974 the tenancy would, on that date, have become a protected furnished tenancy,

this Act shall apply, subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, as if the tenancy had been granted on that date and as if the condition in section 12(1)(b) of this Act were fulfilled in relation to the grant of the tenancy.

(2)In the application of this Act to a tenancy by virtue of this paragraph—

(a)subsection (2) of section 12 shall be omitted; and

(b)in section 20 and Part II of Schedule 2 any reference to section 12 of this Act shall be construed as including a reference to this paragraph.

(3)In any case where paragraphs (a), (b) and (d) of sub-paragraph (1) above apply but on 14th August 1974 the interest referred to in paragraph (c) of that sub-paragraph was vested—

(a)in the personal representatives of a deceased person acting in that capacity, or

(b)by virtue of section 9 of the M25Administration of Estates Act 1925, in the Probate Judge within the meaning of that Act, or

(c)in trustees as such,

then, if the deceased immediately before his death or, as the case may be, the settlor immediately before the creation of the trust occupied as his residence another dwelling which also formed part of the building referred to in paragraph (b) of sub-paragraph (1) above, that sub-paragraph shall apply as if the condition in paragraph (c) thereof were fulfilled.

(4)In the application of [F1paragraph 1(c)] of Schedule 2 to this Act in a case falling within sub-paragraph (3) above, any period before 14th August 1974 during which the interest of the landlord vested as mentioned in that subsection shall be disregarded in calculating the period of 12 months specified therein.

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7(1)This paragraph applies where the M26tenancy of a dwelling-house came to an end before 14th August 1974 and, if it had come to an end immediately after that date it would then have been a protected furnished tenancy within the meaning of the Rent Act 1974.E+W

(2)If the tenant under the tenancy which came to an end duly retained possession of the dwelling-house on 14th August 1974 without an order for possession having been made or after the rescission of such an order he shall be deemed to have done so as a statutory tenant under a regulated tenancy and, subject to sub-paragraph (5) below, as a person who became a statutory tenant on the termination of a protected tenancy under which he was the tenant; and, subject to sub-paragraphs (4) and (5) below, the tenancy referred to in sub-paragraph (1) above shall be treated, in relation to his statutory tenancy,—

(a)as the original contractual tenancy for the purposes of section 3 of this Act, and

(b)as the previous contractual tenancy for the purposes of paragraph 2 of Part III of Schedule 15 to this Act.

(3)In any case where—

(a)immediately before 14th August 1974 a rent was registered for a dwelling under Part VI of the M27Rent Act 1968, and

(b)on that date a person became a statutory tenant of that dwelling by virtue of paragraph 3(4) of Schedule 3 to the M28Rent Act 1974,

the amount which was so registered under Part VI shall be deemed to be registered under Part IV of this Act as the rent for that dwelling, and that registration shall be deemed to have taken effect on 14th August 1974.

(4)The High Court or the county court may by order vary all or any of the terms of the statutory tenancy imposed by sub-paragraph (2) above in any way appearing to the court to be just and equitable (and whether or not in a way authorised by the provisions of sections 46 and 47 of this Act).

(5)If on 14th August 1974 the dwelling-house was occupied by a person who would, if the tenancy had been a protected tenancy for the purposes of the M29Rent Act 1968, have been “the first successor” as defined in paragraph 4 of Schedule 1 to that Act, sub-paragraph (2) above shall apply where that person retained possession as it applies where the tenant retained possession, except that he shall be the first successor as so defined.

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8(1)Where, immediately before the commencement of this Act, a rent was deemed (by virtue of section 5 of the M30Rent Act 1974) to have been registered under Part IV of the M31Rent Act 1968 with effect from 14th August 1974, it shall for the purposes of this Act be deemed to be registered under Part IV of this Act with effect from that date.E+W

(2)Section 67(3) of this Act shall not apply to an application for the registration under Part IV of this Act of a rent different from that which is deemed to be registered as mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) above.

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(4)A statutory furnished tenancy which arose on 15th August 1974, by virtue of section 5(4) of the M32Rent Act 1974, shall be treated as a statutory furnished tenancy for the purposes of this Act and as having arisen on that date.

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Regulated tenancies of formerly requisitioned housesE+W

9(1)This paragraph applies in relation to a regulated tenancy of a dwelling-house which is a statutory tenancy subsisting under section 4 of the M33Requisiioned Houses and Housing (Amendment) Act 1955 (under which licensees of previously requisitioned property became statutory tenants of the owners) and which, by virtue of section 10(1) of the M34Rent Act 1965, fell to be treated as a regulated tenancy after 31st March 1966.E+W

(2)In relation to any rental period of a regulated tenancy to which this paragraph applies, sections 45 to 48 of this Act shall have effect as if—

(a)references therein to the last contractual period were references to the last rental period beginnig before 31st March 1966, and

(b)the rent recoverable for that last rental period has included any sum payable for that period by the local authority to the landlord under section 4(4) of the said Act of 1955 (which provided for payments to make up the difference between the rent actually paid and the amount which would normally have been recoverable).

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10Any registration of a rent under Part IV of the M35Rent Act 1968 which, by virtue of paragraph 33(2) of Schedule 13 to the M36Housing Act 1974, fell to be treated as if it had been effected pursuant to an application under section 44 of the M37Rent Act 1968 shall continue to be so treated for the purposes of this Act.E+W

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11In the case of a registration of a rent before 1st January 1973 which, by virtue of subsection (3) of section 82 of the M38Housing Finance Act 1972 (provision corresponding to section 87(3) of this Act), was provisional only, the date of registration for the purposes of this Act shall be 1st January 1973.E+W

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12Where, by virtue of section 1(1)(b) of the M39Rent Act 1974, any reference in an enactment or instrument was, immediately before the coming into force of this Act, to be construed as having the same meaning as in the M40Rent Act 1968 as amended by section 1 of the M41Rent Act 1974, that reference shall be construed as having the same meaning as in this Act.E+W

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13If, immediately before the commencement of this Act, a person’s statutory tenancy was a regulated tenancy (and not a controlled tenancy), for the purposes of the M42Rent Act 1968, by virtue of paragraph 5 of Schedule 2 to that Act (second successors) it shall be a regulated tenancy for the purposes of this Act by virtue of that paragraph.E+W

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14If, immediately before the commencement of this Act, a person’s statutory tenancy was a regulated tenancy for the purposes of the M43Rent Act 1968, by virtue of paragraph 10 of Schedule 16 to that Act (statutory tenancies deemed to arise by virtue of section 20 of the M44Rent Act 1965) it shall be a regulated tenancy for the purposes of this Act.E+W

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15In relation to any time before 1st January 1960, paragraph (a) of section 34(1) of this Act shall have effect as if it included a reference to section 150 of the M45Public Health Act 1875 and to the M46Private Street Works Act 1892.E+W

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16[F3Sections 44(1), 45(2), 57 and 72(7)] of this Act shall have effect in relation to rent determined or confirmed in pursuance of Schedule 3 to the M47Housing Rents and Subsidies Act 1975.E+W

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17If, immediately before the revocation of regulation 68CB of the Defence (General) Regulations 1939 accommodation was registered for the purposes of that regulation and was let in accordance with the terms and conditions so registered, any contract for the letting of the accommodation shall be treated, for the purposes of this Act, as not being a restricted contract, so long as any letting continues under which the accommodation was let in accordance with the terms and conditions on which it was let immediately before the revocation.E+W

18Section 54 of, and paragraph 5 of Schedule 9 to, this Act shall apply in relation to a failure to observe any of the requirements of section 43, 44(5) or 45 of the M48Housing Finance Act 1972 as they apply in relation to a failure to observe any of the corresponding requirements of section 51, 52(6) or 53 of this Act.E+W

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19(1)Until such time as the provisions mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) below come into force, sections 139(3) and 151(4) of this Act shall have effect as if the fines specified in those sections were, respectively, £10 and £5.E+W

(2)The provisions are those provisions of the M49Criminal Law Act 1977 (increase of fines for certain summary offences) which would, had this act not repealed sections 104(3) and 109(4) of the M50Rent Act 1968, have had the effect of increasing the fine specified in each of those sections to £25.

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20For the purposes of paragraph 3(3) of Schedule 9 to this Act a case where Schedule 2 to the M51Housing Rents and Subsidies Act 1975 had effect shall be treated as if it were a case where Schedule 8 to this Act had effect.E+W

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21Subject to the provisions of this Act, any reference in any document or enactment to a Part VI letting (within the meaning of Part II of the M52Housing Finance Act 1972) shall be construed except in so far as the context otherwise requires, as a reference to a restricted letting (within the meaning of Part II as amended by this Act).E+W

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Transitional provisions from Rent Act 1957E+W

22If the rent recoverable under a controlled tenancy for any rental period beginning immediately before the commencement of this Act was, by virtue of section 1(4) of the M53Rent Act 1957 and paragraph 15 of Schedule 16 to the M54Rent Act 1968, the same as the rent recoverable for the rental period comprising the commencement of the Act of 1957 then, after the commencement of this Act, that rent shall remain the rent recoverable under that tenancy for any rental period for which it is neither increased nor reduced under Part II of this Act (but without prejudice to paragraph 1 of this Schedule).E+W

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23If, immediately before the commencement of this Act, an agreement or determination of a tribunal made or given for the purposes of paragraph (b) of section 24(3) of the M55Housing Repairs and Rents Act 1954 was deemed, by virtue of paragraph 1 of Schedule 7 to the M56Rent Act 1957 and paragraph 16 of Schedule 16 to the M57Rent Act 1968, to be an agreement or determination made under paragraph (c) of section 52(1) of the Act of 1968 then, after the commencement of this Act, that agreement or determination shall, until an agreement or determination is made as is mentioned in paragraph (c) of section 27(1) of this Act, be deemed to be an agreement or determination made as mentioned in paragraph (c) of section 27(1).E+W

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24(1)If, immediately before the commencement of this Act, the rent limit under a controlled tenancy of a dwelling was increased, by virtue of paragraph 2 of Schedule 7 to the M58Rent Act 1957 and paragraph 17 of Schedule 16 to the M59Rent Act 1968, on account of an improvement, or a notice of increase relating to an improvement, completed before the commencement of the Act of 1957, the like increase shall apply after the commencement of this Act to the rent limit under that controlled tenancy.E+W

(2)In sub-paragraph (1) above, “the rent limit”, in relation to any time before the commencement of this Act, has the same meaning as in the Rent Act 1968, and in relation to any time after that commencement, has the same meaning as in Part II of this Act.

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25(1)If, immediately before the commencement of this Act, a certificate of a local authority under section 26(1) of the M60Housing Repairs and Rents Act 1954 or a certificate of a sanitary authority having effect as if it were a certificate under Part II of that Act had effect, by virtue of paragraph 3 of Schedule 7 to the M61Rent Act 1957 and paragraph 18 of Schedule 16 to the M62Rent Act 1968, as a certificate of disrepair under Schedule 9 to the Act of 1968, then, after the commencement of this Act, the certificate shall have effect to the like extent as before that commencement, as if it were a certificate of disrepair under Schedule 6 to this Act.E+W

(2)Where any such certificate ceases to have effect (whether by virtue of an order of the court or in consequence of being cancelled by the local authority) sections 27 and 28 of this Act shall have effect, in relation to any rental period beginning after the date as from which the certificate ceases to have effect as if it had ceased to have effect immediately before the basic rental period (within the meaning of Part II of this Act).

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26Where any increase in the rent recoverable under a controlled tenancy current on 6th July 1957 took effect before that date but after the beginning of the basic rental period (within the meaning of Part II of this Act), section 27 of this Act shall have effect as if for references to the rent recoverable for the basic rental period there were substituted references to the rent which would have been recoverable for that period if the increase had taken effect before the beginning thereof.E+W

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27(1)Notwithstanding the repeal by this Act of the Rent Act 1968 and section 42 of the M63Housing Finance Act 1972—E+W

(a)sections 20(3) and 21 of the M64Rent Act 1968 (rent limit where no registered rent) shall continue to apply in relation to a regulated tenancy granted before 1st January 1973 if the rent under the tenancy, as varied by any agreement made before that date, exceeded the rent limit under section 20(3) (with any adjustment under section 21);

(b)sections 30 (certain regulated tenancies to be disregarded in determining contractual rent limit) and 35 (duty of landlord to supply statement of rent under previous tenancy) of the M65Rent Act 1968 shall continue to apply in any case where section 20(3)(a) applies by virtue of this paragraph.

(2)In any case to which section 21 of the M66Rent Act 1968 applies by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) above, the reference in subsection (5) of that section to the amount expended on the improvement shall be construed as a reference to that amount diminished by the amount of any grant or repayment of the kind mentioned in section 48(2)(a) or (b) of this Act.

(3)This paragraph shall cease to apply if the landlord and the tenant enter into an agreement which is a rent agreement with a tenant having security of tenure (within the meaning of section 51 of this Act) which complies with the requirements of subsection (4) of that section, or if they provide that this paragraph is not to apply by an agreement conforming with those requirements.

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28(1)Section 47 of the M67Housing Act 1969 (first registration of a rent after issue of qualification certificate) shall continue to have effect as respects an application for the first registration of a rent where the tenancy became a regulated tenancy before the date of the repeal of Part III of that Act by the M68Housing Finance Act 1972, but with the substitution, for the references to Part IV of the M69Rent Act 1968 and Schedule 6 to that Act, of references respectively to Part IV of, and Part II of Schedule 11 to, this Act.E+W

(2)Paragraph 3 of Schedule 17 to this Act shall apply to a conversion under the said Part III as it applies to a conversion under Part VIII of this Act.

(3)Notwithstanding the said repeal, section 51(2)(a) of the Act of 1969 shall continue to have effect.

(4)Sections 45 to 47 of this Act shall have effect in relation to a tenancy which has become a regulated tenancy by virtue of the said Part III as if references therein to the last contractual period were references to the last rental period beginning before the tenancy became a regulated tenancy.

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29Subsections (2) and (5) of section 48 of this Act shall have effect, in relation to any grant paid under section 30 of the M70Housing (Financial Provisions) Act 1958 (improvement grants) or section 4 of the M71House Purchase and Housing Act 1959 (standard grants) in pursuance of an application made before 25th August 1969, as they have effect in relation to any of the grants mentioned in those subsections.E+W

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30Notwithstanding the repeal by this Act of the M72Rent Act 1968, the amendments made in other enactments (“the amended enactments”) by that Act shall, to the extent that they had effect immediately before the coming into force of this Act, continue to have effect subject to any amendment of any of the amended enactments by this Act.E+W

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31Any registration of a rent made before the commencement of this Act—E+W

(a)in the part of the register provided for by section 82 of the M73Housing Finance Act 1972, and

(b)in reliance on subsection (3A) of section 44 of the M74Rent Act 1968,

shall be as valid, and shall have effect, as if this Act had then been in force.

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32Notwithstanding the repeal by this Act of paragraphs 20 to 26 of Schedule 16 to the M75Rent Act 1968 (miscellaneous savings) any enactment which, immediately before the commencement of this Act, had effect by virtue of any of those paragraphs shall continue to have effect; and this Act shall have effect in relation to cases falling within any of those paragraphs as the M76Act of 1968 had effect immediately before the commencement of this Act.E+W

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