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Landlord and Tenant Act 1987

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5(1)Section 21 of the 1985 Act shall be amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (2), for the words from "there is" to "and the tenant" substitute

the tenant is represented by a recognised tenants' association and he.

(3)In subsection (5), for the words from "how they are or will be" onwards substitute "how they have been or will be reflected in demands for service charges and, in addition, shall summarise each of the following items, namely—

(a)any of the costs in respect of which no demand for payment was received by the landlord within the period referred to in subsection (1)(a) or (b),

(b)any of the costs in respect of which—

(i)a demand for payment was so received, but

(ii)no payment was made by the landlord within that period, and

(c)any of the costs in respect of which—

(i)a demand for payment was so received, and

(ii)payment was made by the landlord within that period,

and specify the aggregate of any amounts received by the landlord down to the end of that period on account of service charges in respect of relevant dwellings and still standing to the credit of the tenants of those dwellings at the end of that period.

(5A)In subsection (5) "relevant dwelling" means a dwelling whose tenant is either—

(a)the person by or with the consent of whom the request was made, or

(b)a person whose obligations under the terms of his lease as regards contributing to relevant costs relate to the same costs as the corresponding obligations of the person mentioned in paragraph (a) above relate to."

(4)In subsection (6)—

(a)for the words from the beginning to "another building" substitute

If the service charges in relation to which the costs are relevant costs as mentioned in subsection (1) are payable by the tenants of more than four dwellings; and

(b)for "requirement" substitute

requirements.

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