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Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980

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156Other provisions relating to corporations as landlords

(1)Chapter I of Part I of the Housing Act 1980 (in this section referred to as " the Act of 1980 ") shall apply to an urban development corporation as if it were a landlord specified in paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to that Act (landlords against whom the right to buy cannot be exercised in certain circumstances).

(2)Chapter II of that Part of the Act of 1980 shall have effect—

(a)as if the landlord condition were satisfied where the interest of the landlord belongs to an urban development corporation; and

(b)as if a reference to such a corporation were included in any reference to a development corporation in the following provisions: —

(i)section 42(1) (meaning of " landlord authority ");

(ii)section 45(1) (exemption certificates); and

(iii)paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 3 (bodies whose employees' tenancies are not secure if their contract of employment requires them to occupy a dwelling-house for the better performance of their duties).

(3)Section 140 of the Act of 1980 (exclusion of shared ownership tenancies from the Leasehold Reform Act 1967) shall have effect in relation to a lease granted by an urban development corporation which complies with the conditions set out in subsection (3) of that section.

(4)Parts I, II and III of the Tenants' Rights, Etc. (Scotland) Act 1980 shall have effect as if a reference to an urban development corporation were included in any reference in those provisions to a development corporation established by an order made, or having effect as if made, under the New Towns (Scotland) Act 1968.

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