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In this Act “the consolidating Acts” means—
the M1Housing Act 1985,
the M2Housing Associations Act 1985, and
the M3Landlord and Tenant Act 1985, and this Act in so far as it reproduces the effect of provisions repealed by this Act.
(1) The re-enactment of provisions in the consolidating Acts, and the consequent repeal of those provisions by this Act, does not affect the continuity of the law.
(2)Anything done (including subordinate legislation made), or having effect as done, under a provision reproduced in the consolidating Acts has effect as if done under the corresponding provision of the Acts
(3)References (express or implied) in the consolidating Acts or any other enactment, instrument or document to a provision of the consolidating Acts shall, so far as the context permits, be construed as including, in relation to times, circumstances and purposes before the commencement of those Acts, a reference to corresponding earlier provisions.
(4)A reference (express or implied) in an enactment, instrument or other document to a provision reproduced in the consolidating Acts shall be construed, so far as is required for continuing its effect and subject to any express amendment made by this Act, as being, or as the case may require including, a reference to the corresponding provision of the consolidating Acts.
(1)The enactments specified in Schedule 1 are repealed to the extent specified.
(2)The repeals include repeals, in accordance with Recommendations of the Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission, of provisions which are obsolete or no longer of practical utility or whose repeal is otherwise desirable for the purpose of achieving a satisfactory consolidation of the enactments reproduced in the consolidating Acts.
(3)The repeals have effect subject to any relevant savings in—
Schedule 4 to this Act (miscellaneous and general savings), or
(1)The enactments specified in Schedule 2 have effect with the amendments specified.
(2)The amendments have effect subject to any relevant transitional provisions in Schedule 3.
(1)Schedule 3 has effect with respect to transitional matters in connection with the coming into force of the consolidating Acts and the Consequential Amendments made by this Act.
(2)Schedule 4 contains savings in connection with the repeals made by this Act (including savings for repealed transitional provisions and repealed savings).
(3)The provisions of Schedule 4 do not affect the general operation of section 16 of the M6 Interpretation Act 1978 (general savings to be implied on a repeal).
(1)This Act may be cited as the Housing (Consequential Provisions) Act 1985.
(2)This Act comes into force on 1st April 1986.
(3)The following provisions of this Act extend to England and Wales—
sections 1 to 6,
Part I of Schedule 1,
in Schedule 2, paragraphs 1 to 9, 11, F1. . .14, 15, 18 to 24, 26, 28 to 36, 38, 43, 44, 46 to 50, 52 to 58, 60 and 61.
Schedules 3 and 4.
(4)The following provisions of this Act extend to Scotland—
sections 1 to 6,
Part II of Schedule 1,
in Schedule 2, paragraphs 2, 5, 6, 7(3), 8, 10, 15 to 18, 20, 21, 25 to 29, 31, 37, 39 to 43, 45, 48, 52, 54 and 59,
in Schedule 4, paragraphs 1, 2, 4, 15 and 16.
(5)The following provisions of this Act extend to Northern Ireland—
sections 1 to 4 and 6,
Part III of Schedule 1,
in Schedule 2, paragraphs 13, 51 and 52.
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