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  • specified provision(s) savings for amendments by 2018 anaw 1, s. 6, Sch. 6 by S.I. 2019/110 reg. 5

12(1)A tenancy under which the interest of the landlord belongs to—E+W

(a)a local authority, as defined in sub-paragraph (2) below;

[F1(b)the Homes and Communities Agency but only if the tenancy falls within subsections (2A) to (2E) of section 80 of the Housing Act 1985;

(ba)the Welsh Ministers but only if the tenancy falls within subsections (2A) to (2E) of section 80 of the Housing Act 1985;]

F2(c). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(d)an urban development corporation established by an order under section 135 of the M1Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980;

[F3(da)a Mayoral development corporation;]

[F4(da)a National Park authority;]

(e)a development corporation, within the meaning of the M2New Towns Act 1981;

(f)an authority established under section 10 of the M3Local Government Act 1985 (waste disposal authorities);

F5(fa). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(g)a residuary body, within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1985;

[F6(gg)The Residuary Body for Wales (Corff Gweddilliol Cymru);]

(h)a fully mutual housing association[F7, unless the tenancy is one which is excluded from this sub-paragraph by sub-paragraph (3) below;] or

(i)a housing action trust established under Part III of this Act.

(2)The following are local authorities for the purposes of sub-paragraph (1)(a) above—

(a)the council of a county, [F8county borough,] district or London borough;

(b)the Common Council of the City of London;

(c)the Council of the Isles of Scilly;

(d)the Broads Authority;

(e)the Inner London Education Authority; and

[F9(ea)a fire and rescue authority created by an order under section 4A of the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004;]

[F10(ee)the London Fire Commissioner;]

(f)a joint authority, within the meaning of the Local Government Act 1985;

[F11(fa)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(fb)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;] and

[F12(g)a police and crime commissioner.]

[F13(3)A tenancy is excluded from sub-paragraph (1) if all of the following requirements are met—

(a)the interest of the landlord belongs to a fully mutual housing association;

(b)the dwelling-house is in Wales;

(c)the tenancy is granted on or after the date on which this sub-paragraph comes into force;

(d)the tenancy is in writing;

(e)before the tenancy is granted, the landlord has served on the person who is to be the tenant a notice stating that the tenancy is to be excluded from sub-paragraph (1);

(f)the tenancy states that it is excluded from sub-paragraph (1).]

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F2Sch. 1 para. 12(1)(c) repealed (1.10.1998) by 1998 c. 38, s. 152, Sch. 18 Pt. IV (with ss. 137(1), 139(2), 141(1), 143(2)); S.I. 1998/2244, art. 4

F3Sch. 1 para. 12(1)(da) inserted (15.1.2012) by Localism Act 2011 (c. 20), s. 240(1)(l), Sch. 22 para. 29

F4Sch. 1 para. 12 (1)(da) inserted (23.11.1995) by 1995 c. 25, s. 78, Sch. 10 para. 28 (with ss. 7(6), 115, 117, Sch. 8 para. 7); S.I. 1995/2950, art, 2(1)

F5Sch. 1 para. 12(1)(fa) omitted (26.5.2015) by virtue of Deregulation Act 2015 (c. 20), s. 115(7), Sch. 13 para. 6(22); S.I. 2015/994, art. 6(g)

F6Sch. 1 para. 12(1)(gg) inserted (5.7.1994) by 1994 c. 19, ss. 22(2), 66(2)(b), Sch. 13 para. 31 (with ss. 54(7), 55(5), Sch. 17 paras. 22(1), 23(2))

F7Words in Sch. 1 para. 12(1)(h) inserted (1.12.2014) by Housing (Wales) Act 2014 (anaw 7), ss. 137(2), 145(3); S.I. 2014/3127, art. 2(a), Sch. Pt. 1

F8Words in Sch. 1 para. 12(2)(a) inserted (1.4.1996) by 1994 c. 19, s. 22(2), Sch. 8 para. 9(2) (with ss. 54(7), 55(5), Sch. 17 paras. 22(1), 23(2)); S.I. 1996/396, art. 3, Sch. 1

F9Sch. 1 para. 12(2)(ea) inserted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes, 3.4.2017 in so far as not already in force) by Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 1 para. 58; S.I. 2017/399, reg. 2, Sch. para. 38

F10Sch. 1 para. 12(2)(ee) substituted (31.1.2017 for specified purposes) by Policing and Crime Act 2017 (c. 3), s. 183(1)(5)(e), Sch. 2 para. 83

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Sch.1 Pt.1 para.12 excluded (6.4.2006 for E.and 16.6.2006 for W.) by Housing Act 2004 (c. 34), ss.132,270,{Sch .7 para.18(6)(b)};S.I.2006/1060,{art.2(1)(a)}(with Sch.); S.I. 2006/1535, art.2(a) (with Sch.)

C2Sch.1 Pt.1 para.12 excluded (6.4.2006 for E. and 16.6.2006 for W.) by Housing Act 2004 (c. 34), ss.132,270, {Sch.7 para.12(5)(b)(9)}; S.I.2006/1060, art.2(1)(a) (with Sch.); S.I.2006/1535, art. 2(a) (with Sch.)

C3Sch. 1 Pt. 1 para.12 excluded (6.4.2006 for E. and 16.6.2006 for W.) by Housing Act 2004 (c. 34), ss.132,270,{Sch. 7 para.4(5)(b)};S.I.2006/1060,{art.2(1)(a)}(with Sch.);S.I.2006/1535,{art. 2(a)}(with Sch.)

C4Sch.1 Pt. 1 para. 12 excluded (6.4.2006 for E. and 16.6.2006 for W.) by Housing Act 2004 (c. 34), s. 124(8) (with s. 124(9)(10)); S.I.2006/1060,{art. 2(1)(a)} (with Sch.); S.I. 2006/1535, art. 2(a) (with Sch.)

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