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8(1)In section 21(1) (jurisdiction of Lands Tribunal) for “ the Lands Tribunal” substitute “ a leasehold valuation tribunal”.E+W
(2)After section 21(1) insert—
“(1A)An application to a leasehold valuation tribunal under subsection (1) above must be in the prescribed form and contain the prescribed particulars.
(1B)No application may be made to a leasehold valuation tribunal under subsection (1) above to determine the price for a house and premises unless either—
(a)the landlord has informed the tenant of the price he is asking ; or
(b)two months have elapsed without his doing so since the tenant gave notice of his desire to have freehold this Part of this Act.”.
(3)In section 21(2), for “ the Lands Tribunal” substitute “ a leasehold valuation tribunal” and for “ the Tribunal” substitute “ a tribunal”.
(4)In section 21(3) for “ the Lands Tribunal” (twice) substitute “ a leasehold valuation tribunal” and for “ the Tribunal” substitute “ a tribunal”.
(5)For section 21(4) substitute—
“(4)Without prejudice to the generality of section 102 of the County Courts Act 1959 or section 74 of the Rent Act 1977, the powers thereby conferred to make rules of procedure shall extend to prescribing the procedure consequent on any such transfer.”
(6)After section 21(4) insert—
“(4A)The Secretary of State may make regulations prescribing—
(a)the form of any application under subsection (1) above ; and
(b)the particulars which it must contain ;
and any such regulations shall be made by statutory instrument subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.”
(7)Section 21(5) (costs of proceedings before Lands Tribunal) is repealed.
9In section 31(2)(a) (consent of Church Commissioners required to provisions of conveyance) after “ the court” insert “ a leasehold valuation tribunal”.E+W
10In paragraph 5(3) of Schedule 1 (price for intermediate leasehold interests) for “ the Lands Tribunal” (twice) substitute “ a leasehold valuation tribunal”.E+W
11In paragraph 2(2) of Schedule 2 (compensation payable to tenant for loss of house and premises) for “ the Lands Tribunal” substitute “ a leasehold valuation tribunal”.E+W
12Paragraph 8(2) of Schedule 2 (costs of proceedings before Lands Tribunal) is hereby repealed.E+W
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