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The Reserve and Auxiliary Forces (Protection of Civil Interests) Act 1951E+W+S

1In section 4 of the M1Reserve and Auxiliary Forces (Protection of Civil Interests) Act 1951 (recovery of possession of dwelling-houses in default of payment of rent precluded in certain cases) after subsection (2) there shall be inserted the following subsection—E+W+S

(2A)For the purposes of the foregoing provisions of this Act, a judgment or order for the recovery of possession of a dwelling-house let on an assured tenancy within the meaning of Part I of the Housing Act 1988 shall be regarded as a judgment or order for the recovery of possession in default of payment of rent if the judgment or order was made on any of Grounds 8, 10 and 11 in Schedule 2 to that Act and not on any other ground.

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2For section 16 of that Act (protection of tenure of rented premises by extension of Rent Acts), as it applies otherwise than to Scotland, there shall be substituted the following section—E+W+S

16 Protection of tenure of certain rented premises by extension of Housing Act 1988.

(1)Subject to subsection (2) of section 14 of this Act and subsection (3) below, if at any time during a service man’s period of residence protection—

(a)a tenancy qualifying for protection which is a fixed term tenancy ends without being continued or renewed by agreement (whether on the same or different terms and conditions), and

(b)by reason only of such circumstances as are mentioned in subsection (4) below, on the ending of that tenancy no statutory periodic tenancy of the rented family residence would arise, apart from the provisions of this section,

Chapter I of Part I of the Housing Act 1988 shall, during the remainder of the period of protection, apply in relation to the rented family residence as if those circumstances did not exist and had not existed immediately before the ending of that tenancy and, accordingly, as if on the ending of that tenancy there arose a statutory periodic tenancy which is an assured tenancy during the remainder of that period.

(2)Subject to subsection (2) of section 14 of this Act and subsection (3) below, if at any time during a service man’s period of residence protection—

(a)a tenancy qualifying for protection which is a periodic tenancy would come to an end, apart from the provisions of this section, and

(b)by reason only of such circumstances as are mentioned in subsection (4) below that tenancy is not an assured tenancy, and

(c)if that tenancy had been an assured tenancy, it would not have come to an end at that time,

Chapter I of Part I of the Housing Act 1988 shall, during the remainder of the period of protection, apply in relation to the rented family residence as if those circumstances did not exist and, accordingly, as if the tenancy had become an assured tenancy immediately before it would otherwise have come to an end.

(3)Neither subsection (1) nor subsection (2) above applies if, on the ending of the tenancy qualifying for protection, a statutory tenancy arises.

(4)The circumstances referred to in subsections (1) and (2) above are any one or more of the following, that is to say,—

(a)that the tenancy was entered into before, or pursuant to a contract made before, Part I of the Housing Act 1988 came into force;

(b)that the rateable value (as defined for the purposes of that Act) of the premises which are the rented family residence, or of a property of which those premises form part, exceeded the relevant limit specified in paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to that Act;

(c)that the circumstances mentioned in paragraph 3 or paragraph 6 of that Schedule applied with respect to the tenancy qualifying for protection; and

(d)that the reversion immediately expectant on the tenancy qualifying for protection belongs to any of the bodies specified in paragraph 12 of that Schedule.

3For the said section 16, as it applies to Scotland, there shall be substituted the following section—E+W+S

16 Protection of tenure of certain rented premises by extension of Housing (Scotland) Act 1988.

(1)Subject to subsection (2) of section 14 of this Act and subsection (3) below, if at any time during a service man’s period of residence protection—

(a)a tenancy qualifying for protection ends without being continued or renewed by agreement (whether on the same or different terms and conditions), and

(b)by reason only of such circumstances as are mentioned in subsection (4) below, on the ending of that tenancy no statutory tenancy of the rented family residence would arise, apart from the provisions of this section,

sections 12 to 31 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 shall, during the remainder of the period of protection, apply in relation to the rented family residence as if those circumstances did not exist and had not existed immediately before the ending of that tenancy and, accordingly, as if on the ending of that tenancy there arose a statutory assured tenancy during the remainder of that period.

(2)Subject to subsection (2) of section 14 of this Act and subsection (3) below, if at any time during a service man’s period of residence protection—

(a)a tenancy qualifying for protection would come to an end, apart from the provisions of this section,

(b)by reason only of such circumstances as are mentioned in subsection (4) below that tenancy is not an assured tenancy, and

(c)if that tenancy had been an assured tenancy, it would not have come to an end at that time,

sections 12 to 31 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 shall, during the remainder of the period of protection, apply in relation to the rented family residence as if those circumstances did not exist and, accordingly, as if the tenancy had become an assured tenancy immediately before it would otherwise have come to an end.

(3)Neither subsection (1) nor subsection (2) above applies if, on the ending of the tenancy qualifying for protection, a statutory tenancy arises.

(4)The circumstances referred to in subsections (1) and (2) above are one or more of the following, that is to say—

(a)that the circumstances mentioned in paragraph 2 of Schedule 4 to the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 applied with respect to the tenancy qualifying for protection;

(b)that the circumstances mentioned in paragraph 5 of that Schedule applied with respect to the tenancy qualifying for protection; and

(c)that the reversion immediately expectant on the tenancy qualifying for protection belongs to any of the bodies specified in paragraph 11 of that Schedule.

4(1)Section 17 of that Act (provisions in case of rented premises which include accommodation shared otherwise than with landlord), as it applies otherwise than to Scotland, shall be amended in accordance with this paragraph.E+W+S

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)after the words “qualifying for protection” there shall be inserted “ which is a fixed term tenancy ”;

(b)in paragraph (b) for the words from “subsection (2)” to “1977” there shall be substituted “ section 16(4) above, subsection (1) of section 3 of the Housing Act 1988 ”;

(c)for the words “said section 22” there shall be substituted “said section 3 ”; and

(d)at the end there shall be added “and, accordingly, as if on the ending of the tenancy there arose a statutory periodic tenancy which is an assured tenancy during the remainder of that period ”.

(3)For subsection (2) there shall be substituted the following subsections—

(2)Where, at any time during a service man’s period of residence protection—

(a)a tenancy qualifying for protection which is a periodic tenancy would come to an end, apart from the provisions of this section and section 16 above, and

(b)paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection (1) above apply,

section 3 of the Housing Act 1988 shall, during the remainder of the period of protection, apply in relation to the separate accommodation as if the circumstances referred to in subsection (1)(b) above did not exist and, accordingly, as if the tenancy had become an assured tenancy immediately before it would otherwise have come to an end.

(3)Neither subsection (1) nor subsection (2) above applies if, on the ending of the tenancy qualifying for protection, a statutory tenancy arises.

5(1)The said section 17, as it applies to Scotland, shall be amended in accordance with this paragraph.E+W+S

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)in paragraph (b) for the words from “subsection (2)” to “1977” there shall be substituted the words “section 16(4) above, subsection (1) of section 14 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 ”;

(b)for the words “said section 97” there shall be substituted the words “said section 14 ”; and

(c)at the end there shall be added the words “and, accordingly, as if on the ending of the tenancy there arose a statutory assured tenancy during the remainder of that period ”.

(3)For subsection (2) there shall be substituted the following subsections—

(2)Where, at any time during a service man’s period of residence protection—

(a)a tenancy qualifying for protection would come to an end, apart from the provisions of this section and section 16 above, and

(b)paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection (1) above apply,

section 14 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 shall, during the remainder of the period of protection, apply in relation to the separate accommodation as if the circumstances in subsection (1)(b) above did not exist and, accordingly, as if the tenancy had become an assured tenancy immediately before it would otherwise come to an end.

(3)Neither subsection (1) nor subsection (2) above applies if, on the ending of the tenancy qualifying for protection, a statutory tenancy arises.

6(1)In section 18 of that Act (protection of tenure, in connection with employment, under a licence or rent-free letting), in subsection (1), as it applies otherwise than to Scotland,—E+W+S

(a)for the words “Part VII of the Rent Act 1977” there shall be substituted “Chapter I of Part I of the Housing Act 1988 ”; and

(b)for the words “subject to a statutory tenancy within the meaning of the Rent Act 1977” there shall be substituted “let on a statutory periodic tenancy which is an assured tenancy ”.

(2)In that subsection, as it applies to Scotland,—

(a)for the words “the Rent (Scotland) Act 1971” there shall be substituted the words “sections 12 to 31 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 ”, and

(b)for the words “subject to a statutory tenancy within the meaning of the Rent (Scotland) Act 1971” there shall be substituted the words “let on a statutory assured tenancy ”.

(3)Subsection (2) of that section shall be omitted.

(4)In subsection (3) of that section, as it applies otherwise than to Scotland, at the end of paragraph (c) there shall be added or

(d)is a dwelling-house which is let on or subject to an assured agricultural occupancy within the meaning of Part I of the Housing Act 1988 which is not an assured tenancy.

7For section 19 of that Act (limitation on application of Rent Acts by virtue of sections 16 to 18), as it applies otherwise than to Scotland, there shall be substituted the following section—E+W+S

19 Limitation on application of Housing Act 1988 by virtue of sections 16 to 18.

Where by virtue of sections 16 to 18 above, the operation of Chapter I of Part I of the Housing Act 1988 in relation to any premises is extended or modified, the extension or modification shall not affect—

(a)any tenancy of those premises other than the statutory periodic tenancy which is deemed to arise or, as the case may be, the tenancy which is for any period deemed to be an assured tenancy by virtue of any of those provisions; or

(b)any rent payable in respect of a period beginning before the time when that statutory periodic tenancy was deemed to arise or, as the case may be, before that tenancy became deemed to be an assured tenancy; or

(c)anything done or omitted to be done before the time referred to in paragraph (b) above.

8For the said section 19, as it applies to Scotland, there shall be substituted the following section—E+W+S

19 Limitation on application of Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 by virtue of sections 16 to 18.

Where by virtue of sections 16 to 18 above, the operation of sections 12 to 31 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 in relation to any premises is extended or modified, the extension or modification shall not affect—

(a)any tenancy of those premises other than the statutory assured tenancy which is deemed to arise or, as the case may be, the tenancy which is for any period deemed to be an assured tenancy by virtue of any of those provisions; or

(b)any rent payable in respect of a period beginning before the time when that statutory assured tenancy was deemed to arise or, as the case may be, before that tenancy became deemed to be an assured tenancy; or

(c)anything done or omitted to be done before the time referred to in paragraph (b) above.

9(1)Section 20 of that Act (modification of Rent Acts as respects occupation by employees), as it applies otherwise than to Scotland, shall be amended in accordance with this paragraph.E+W+S

(2)In subsection (1) after the words “Case I in Schedule 15 to the Rent Act 1977” there shall be inserted “or Ground 12 in Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1988 ”.

(3)In subsection (2) after the words “Case 8 in the said Schedule 15” there shall be inserted “or, as the case may be, Ground 16 in the said Schedule 2 ” and for paragraph (b) there shall be substituted the following paragraph—

(b)Chapter I of Part I of the Housing Act 1988 applies in relation to the premises as mentioned in section 18(1) of this Act and a dependant or dependants of the service man is or are living in the premises or in part thereof in right of the statutory periodic tenancy or assured tenancy referred to in section 19(a) of this Act.

(4)In subsection (3)—

(a)after the words “the Cases in Part I of the said Schedule 15” there shall be inserted “or, as the case may be, Grounds 10 to 16 in Part II of the said Schedule 2 ”; and

(b)after the words “section 98(1) of the Rent Act 1977” there shall be inserted “or, as the case may be, section 7(4) of the Housing Act 1988 ”.

10(1)The said section 20, as it applies to Scotland, shall be amended in accordance with this paragraph.E+W+S

(2)In subsection (1) after the words “Case 1 in Schedule 2 to the Rent (Scotland) Act 1984” there shall be inserted the words “or Ground 13 in Schedule 5 to the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 ”.

(3)In subsection (2) after the words “Case 7 in the said Schedule 2” there shall be inserted the words “or, as the case may be, Ground 17 in the said Schedule 5 ” and for paragraph (b) there shall be substituted the following paragraph—

(b)sections 12 to 31 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 apply in relation to the premises as mentioned in section 18(1) of this Act and a dependant or dependants of the service man is or are living in the premises or in part thereof in right of the statutory assured tenancy or assured tenancy referred to in paragraph (a) of section 19 of this Act.

(4)In subsection (3)—

(a)after the words “the Cases in Part I of the said Schedule 2” there shall be inserted the words “or, as the case may be, Grounds 10 to 17 in Part II of the said Schedule 5 ”; and

(b)after the words “section 11 of the Rent (Scotland) Act 1984” there shall be inserted the words “or, as the case may be, section 18(4) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 ”.

11In section 22 of that Act (facilities for action on behalf of men serving abroad in proceedings as to tenancies), as it applies otherwise than to Scotland, in subsection (1)—E+W+S

(a)after the words “Rent Act 1977” there shall be inserted “or under Part I of the Housing Act 1988 ”;

(b)for the words “Part V of that Act” there shall be substituted “Part V of the Rent Act 1977 or Part I of the Housing Act 1988 ”; and

(c)in paragraph (a) after the word “tenancy” there shall be inserted “or licence ”.

12In the said section 22, as it applies to Scotland, in subsection (1),—E+W+S

(a)for the words “Part III of the Rent Act 1965 or under the Rent (Scotland) Act 1971” there shall be substituted the words “the Rent (Scotland) Act 1984 or under Part II of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 ”;

(b)for the words “rent tribunal” there shall be substituted the words “rent assessment committee ” and for the words “or tribunal” there shall be substituted the words “or committee ”;

(c)for the words “Part VII of that Act” there shall be substituted the words “Part VII of the said Act of 1984 or under Part II of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 ”; and

(d)in paragraph (a) after the word “tenancy” there shall be inserted the words “or licence ”.

13(1)Section 23 of that Act (interpretation of Part II), as it applies otherwise than to Scotland, shall be amended in accordance with this paragraph.E+W+S

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)after the definition of “agricultural land” there shall be inserted—

  • assured tenancy” has the same meaning as in Part I of the Housing Act 1988;

(b)after the definition of “dependant” there shall be inserted—

  • fixed term tenancy” means any tenancy other than a periodic tenancy;

(c)for the definition of “landlord” and “tenant” there shall be substituted—

  • in relation to a statutory tenancy or to a provision of the Rent Act 1977 “landlord” and “tenant” have the same meaning as in that Act but, subject to that, those expressions have the same meaning as in Part I of the Housing Act 1988; and

(d)after the definition of “relevant police authority” there shall be inserted—

statutory periodic tenancy” has the same meaning as in Part I of the Housing Act 1988.

(3)At the end of subsection (1) there shall be inserted the following subsection—

(1A)Any reference in this Part of this Act to Chapter I of Part I of the Housing Act 1988 includes a reference to the General Provisions of Chapter VI of that Part, so far as applicable to Chapter I.

(4)In subsection (3) after the words “Rent Act 1977” there shall be inserted “or Chapter I of Part I of the Housing Act 1988 ”.

14(1)The said section 23, as it applies to Scotland, shall be amended in accordance with this paragraph.E+W+S

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)after the definition of “agricultural land” there shall be inserted—

  • assured tenancy” and “statutory assured tenancy” have the same meaning as in Part II of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988;

(b)for the definition of “landlord” and “tenant” there shall be substituted—

  • in relation to a statutory tenancy or to a provision of the Rent (Scotland) Act 1984 “landlord” and “tenant” have the same meaning as in that Act but, subject to that, those expressions have the same meaning as in Part II of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988.

(3)At the end of subsection (1) there shall be inserted the following subsection—

(1A)Any reference in this Part of this Act to sections 12 to 31 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 includes a reference to sections 47 to 55 of that Act so far as applicable to those sections.

(4)In subsection (3) after the words “Rent (Scotland) Act 1984” there shall be inserted the words “or sections 12 to 31 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 ”.

The Leasehold Reform Act 1967E+W+S

15In section 28 of the M2Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (retention or resumption of land required for public purposes) at the end of subsection (5) (bodies to whom that section applies) there shall be added and E+W+S

(g)a housing action trust established under Part III of the Housing Act 1988.

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16In section 29 of that Act (reservation of future right to develop) after subsection (6B) there shall be inserted the following subsection—E+W+S

(6C)Subsections (1) to (4) above shall have effect in relation to a housing action trust as if any reference in those subsections or in Part I of Schedule 4 to this Act to a local authority were a reference to the trust.

17(1)In Schedule 4A to that Act (which is set out in Schedule 4 to the M3Housing and Planning Act 1986 and excludes certain shared ownership leases from Part I of the 1967 Act) at the end of paragraph 2(1) there shall be added “or to a person who acquired that interest in exercise of the right conferred by Part IV of the Housing Act 1988 ”.E+W+S

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(f)a housing action trust established under Part III of the Housing Act 1988.

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The Local Government Act 1974E+W+S

19In section 25 of the M4Local Government Act 1974 (local government administration: authorities subject to investigation), in subsection (1) after paragraph (bd) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—E+W+S

(be)any housing action trust established under Part III of the Housing Act 1988.

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The Consumer Credit Act 1974E+W+S

20In section 16 of the M5Consumer Credit Act 1974 (exempt agreements), in subsection (6B), in paragraph (a) after the words “England and Wales,” there shall be inserted “the Housing Corporation, Housing for Wales and ”.E+W+S

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The Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976E+W+S

21In section 28 of the M6Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 (rehousing: duty of housing authority concerned), the following subsection shall be inserted after subsection (14) of that section—E+W+S

(14A)Notwithstanding anything in section 127(1) of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980, an information relating to an offence under this section may be tried if it is laid at any time within two years after the commission of the offence and within six months after the date on which evidence sufficient in the opinion of the housing authority concerned to justify the proceedings comes to its knowledge.

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The Rent Act 1977E+W+S

22In the M7Rent Act 1977, sections 68 and 69, Part II of Schedule 11 and Schedule 12 (which provide for applications by a local authority for the determination of a fair rent and make provision about certificates of fair rent) shall cease to have effect except as respects applications made before the commencement of this Act.E+W+S

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23In section 77 of that Act (which provides for the reference of restricted contracts to rent tribunals by the lessor, the lessee or the local authority) the words “or the local authority” shall be omitted.E+W+S

24Section 89 of the Rent Act 1977 (which provides for the phasing of progression to a registered rent in the case of housing association tenancies) and Schedule 8 to that Act (phasing of rent increases: general provisions) shall cease to have effect except with respect to an increase in rent up to, or towards, a registered rent in relation to which the relevant date for the purposes of the said Schedule 8 falls before this Act comes into force.E+W+S

25In section 137 of the Rent Act 1977 (effect on sub-tenancy of determination of superior tenancy), in subsection (1) the words “this Part of” shall be omitted.E+W+S

The Protection from Eviction Act 1977E+W+S

26In section 7 of the M8Protection from Eviction Act 1977 (service of notices), in subsection (3)(c) (certain licensors treated as landlords for the purposes of the section) the words “under a restricted contract (within the meaning of the Rent Act 1977)” shall be omitted.E+W+S

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The Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980E+W+S

28In Schedule 16 to the M9Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (bodies to whom Part X applies) after paragraph 8 there shall be inserted the following paragraph—E+W+S

8AA housing action trust established under Part III of the Housing Act 1988.

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29In Schedule 28 to the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980, in paragraph 10 after the words “Rent Act 1977” there shall be inserted “or the Housing Act 1988. ”E+W+S

The Highways Act 1980E+W+S

30In Schedule 6 to the M10Highways Act 1980, in Part I, in paragraph 1(3)(b)(i) after the words “Rent Act 1977” there shall be inserted “and licensees under an assured agricultural occupancy within the meaning of Part I of the Housing Act 1988 ”.E+W+S

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The New Towns Act 1981E+W+S

31In section 22 of the M11New Towns Act 1981 (possession of houses) after the words “Rent Act 1977” there shall be inserted “or Part I of the Housing Act 1988 ”.E+W+S

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The Acquisition of Land Act 1981E+W+S

32(1)In section 12(2) of the M12Acquisition of Land Act 1981 after the words “Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976” there shall be inserted “or a licensee under an assured agricultural occupancy within the meaning of Part I of the Housing Act 1988 ”.E+W+S

(2)In Schedule 1 to that Act, in paragraph 3(2) after the words “Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976” there shall be inserted “or a licensee under an assured agricultural occupancy within the meaning of Part I of the Housing Act 1988 ”.

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The Matrimonial Homes Act 1983E+W+S

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The County Courts Act 1984E+W+S

35(1)In section 66 of the M13County Courts Act 1984 (trial by jury: exceptions), in subsection (1) at the end of paragraph (b)(iii) there shall be inserted or E+W+S

(iv)under Part I of the Housing Act 1988.

(2)In section 77(6) of that Act (appeals: possession proceedings) after paragraph (e) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(ee)section 7 of the Housing Act 1988, as it applies to the grounds in Part II of Schedule 2 to that Act; or.

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The Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984E+W+S

36In section 22 of the M14Matrimonial and Family Proceedings Act 1984 (powers of the court in relation to certain tenancies of dwelling-houses), in paragraph (a) after the word “tenancy” there shall be inserted “or assured agricultural occupancy ”.E+W+S

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The Local Government Act 1985E+W+S

37In section 101 of the M15Local Government Act 1985 (power by order to make incidental, consequential, etc. provisions) in subsection (1)(b) after second “Act” insert “or the Housing Act 1988 ”.E+W+S

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The Housing Act 1985E+W+S

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F5Sch. 17 Pt. I para. 38 repealed (1.10.1996) by 1996 c. 52, ss. 227, 231(4)(b), Sch. 19 Pt. IX; S.I. 1996/2402, art. 3 (subject to transitional provisions in Sch.)

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F6Sch. 17 Pt. I para. 39 repealed (1.10.1996) by 1996 c. 52, ss. 227, 231(4)(b), Sch. 19 Pt. IX; S.I. 1996/2402, art. 3 (subject to transitional provisions in Sch.)

40In section 115 of that Act (meaning of “long tenancy”), in subsection (2)(c) after “1980” there shall be inserted “or paragraph 4(2)(b) of Schedule 4A to the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 ”.E+W+S

41In section 155 of that Act (repayment of discount on early disposal) after subsection (3) there shall be inserted the following subsection—E+W+S

(3A)Where a secure tenant has served on his landlord an operative notice of delay, as defined in section 153A,—

(a)the three years referred to in subsection (2) shall begin from a date which precedes the date of the conveyance of the freehold or grant of the lease by a period equal to the time (or, if there is more than one such notice, the aggregate of the times) during which, by virtue of section 153B, any payment of rent falls to be taken into account in accordance with subsection (3) of that section; and

(b)any reference in subsection (3) (other than paragraph (a) thereof) to the acquisition of the tenant’s initial share shall be construed as a reference to a date which precedes that acquisition by the period referred to in paragraph (a) of this subsection.

42In section 171F of that Act (subsequent dealings after disposal of dwelling-house to private sector landlord: possession on grounds of suitable alternative accommodation) after “Rent Act 1977” there shall be inserted “or on Ground 9 in Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1988 ”.E+W+S

43In section 236 of that Act at the end of subsection (2) (meaning of “occupying tenant”) there shall be added the words or E+W+S

(e)is a licensee under an assured agricultural occupancy.

44In section 238 of that Act (index of defined expressions in Part VII) before the entry relating to “clearance area” there shall be inserted— “ assured agricultural occupancysection 622 ”.E+W+S

45In section 247 of that Act (notification of certain disposals of land to the local housing authority), in subsection (5) (provision not to apply to certain disposals) after paragraph (c) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—E+W+S

(ca)the grant of an assured tenancy or assured agricultural occupancy, or of a tenancy which is not such a tenancy or occupancy by reason only of paragraph 10 of Schedule 1 to the Housing Act 1988 (resident landlords) or of that paragraph and the fact that the accommodation which is let is not let as a separate dwelling.

46In section 263 of that Act (index of defined expressions in Part VIII) before the entry relating to “clearance area” there shall be inserted—E+W+S

assured agricultural occupancysection 622

assured tenancysection 622.

47In Part IX of that Act (slum clearance) in the following provisions relating to the recovery of possession, namely, sections 264(5), 270(3), 276 and 286(3), after the words “Rent Acts” there shall be inserted “or Part I of the Housing Act 1988 ”.E+W+S

47In Part IX of that Act (slum clearance) in the following provisions relating to the recovery of possession, namely, [F16section 270(3)]F16 , after the words “Rent Acts” there shall be inserted “or Part I of the Housing Act 1988 ”.E+W

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F16Words in Sch. 17 para. 47 substituted (6.4.2006 for E. and 16.6.2006 for W) by Housing Act 2004 (c. 34), ss. 265(1), 270, {Sch. 15 para, 33}; S.I. 2006/1060, art. 2(1)(d) (with Sch.); S.I.2006/1535, art. 2(b) (with Sch.)

48In section 309 of that Act (recovery of possession of premises for purposes of approved redevelopment), in paragraph (a) of subsection (1) after the words “the Rent Act 1977)” the following words shall be inserted “or let on or subject to an assured tenancy or assured agricultural occupancy ”; and in the words following paragraph (b) of that subsection after the words “section 98(1)(a) of the Rent Act 1977” there shall be inserted “or section 7 of the Housing Act 1988 ”.E+W+S

49In section 323 of that Act (index of defined expressions in Part IX) before the entry relating to “clearance area” there shall be inserted—E+W+S

assured agricultural occupancysection 622

assured tenancysection 622.

50In section 368 of that Act (means of escape from fire: power to secure that part of house not used for human habitation), in subsection (6) after the words “Rent Acts” there shall be inserted “or Part I of the Housing Act 1988 ”.E+W+S

51In section 381 of that Act (general effect of control order), in subsection (3) after the words “Rent Acts” there shall be inserted “and Part I of the Housing Act 1988 ”.E+W+S

52(1)In section 382 of that Act (effect of control order on persons occupying house) after subsection (3) there shall be inserted the following subsection—E+W+S

(3A)Section 1(2) of and paragraph 12 of Part I of Schedule 1 to the Housing Act 1988 (which exclude local authority lettings from Part I of that Act) do not apply to a lease or agreement under which a person to whom this section applies is occupying part of the house.

(2)In subsection (4) of that section after paragraph (b) there shall be inserted or

(c)an assured tenancy or assured agricultural occupancy within the meaning of Part I of the Housing Act 1988; and for the words “either of those Acts” there shall be substituted “any of those Acts ”.

53In section 400 of that Act (index of defined expressions for Part XI) after the entry relating to “appropriate multiplier” there shall be inserted—E+W+S

assured tenancysection 622

assured agricultural occupancysection 622.

54In section 429A of that Act (housing management: financial assistance etc.) in subsection (2), in paragraph (a) after the words “secure tenancies)” there shall be inserted “or subsection (2A) ” and at the end of that subsection there shall be inserted the following subsection—E+W+S

(2A)Subsection (2)(a) applies to the following bodies—

(a)the Housing Corporation;

(b)Housing for Wales;

(c)a housing trust which is a charity;

(d)a registered housing association other than a co-operative housing association; and

(e)an unregistered housing association which is a co-operative housing association.

55In section 434 of that Act (index of defined expressions for Part XIII) there shall be inserted, in the appropriate places in alphabetical order, the following entries—E+W+S

charitysection 622

co-operative housing associationsection 5(2)

housing associationsection 5(1)

housing trust”section 6.

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F7Sch. 17 Pt. I para. 56 repealed (with savings) (1.10.1996) by S.I. 1996/2325, art. 4(1)-(3), Sch. 1 Pt. I

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F8Sch. 17 Pt. I para. 57 repealed (with savings) (1.10.1996) by S.I. 1996/2325, art. 4(1)-(3), Sch. 1 Pt. I

58In section 459 of that Act (index of defined expressions for Part XIV) after the entry relating to “building society” there shall be inserted—E+W+S

co-operative housing associationsection 5(2).

59In section 533 of that Act (assistance for owners of defective housing: exceptions to eligibility) after the words “Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976” there shall be inserted “or who occupies the dwelling under an assured agricultural occupancy which is not an assured tenancy ”.E+W+S

60In section 553 of that Act (effect of repurchase of defective dwellings on certain existing tenancies) in subsection (2)—E+W+S

(a)in paragraph (a) after the words “protected tenancy” there shall be inserted “or an assured tenancy ”;

(b)at the end of paragraph (b) there shall be added the words “or in accordance with any of Grounds 1, 3, 4 and 5 in Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1988 (notice that possession might be recovered under that ground) or under section 20(1)(c) of that Act (notice served in respect of assured shorthold tenancies); and ”; and

[F9(c)after paragraph (b) there shall be added—

(c)the tenancy is not an assured periodic tenancy which, by virtue of section 39(7) of the Housing Act 1988 (successors under the Rent Act 1977), is an assured shorthold tenancy.]

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F9Sch. 17 Pt. I para. 60(c) repealed (28.2.1997) by 1996 c. 52, ss. 227, 231(4)(b), Sch. 19 Pt. IV; S.I. 1997/225, art. 2 (subject to transitional provisions in Sch.)

61(1)In section 554 of that Act (grant of tenancy of defective dwelling to former owner-occupier) at the end of subsection (2) there shall be inserted the following subsection—E+W+S

(2A)If the authority is a registered housing association, other than a housing co-operative, within the meaning of section 27B, their obligation is to grant a secure tenancy if the individual to whom a tenancy is to be granted—

(a)is a person who, immediately before he acquired his interest in the dwelling-house, was a secure tenant of it; or

(b)is the spouse or former spouse or widow or widower of a person falling within paragraph (a); or

(c)is a member of the family, within the meaning of section 186, of a person falling within paragraph (a) who has died, and was residing with that person in the dwelling-house at the time of and for the period of twelve months before his death.

(2)In subsection (3) of that section, at the end of paragraph (b) there shall be inserted or

(c)an assured tenancy which is neither an assured shorthold tenancy, within the meaning of Part I of the Housing Act 1988, nor a tenancy under which the landlord might recover possession on any of Grounds 1 to 5 in Schedule 2 to that Act.

62In section 577 of that Act (index of defined expressions for Part XVI) after the entry relating to “associated arrangement” there shall be inserted—E+W+S

assured agricultural occupancysection 622

assured tenancysection 622.

63In section 612 of that Act (exclusion of Rent Act protection) after the words “the Rent Acts” there shall be inserted “or Part I of the Housing Act 1988 ”.E+W+S

64In section 622 of that Act (definitions: general) before the definition of “bank” there shall be inserted—E+W+S

assured tenancy” has the same meaning as in Part I of the Housing Act 1988;

assured agricultural occupancy” has the same meaning as in Part I of the Housing Act 1988.

65In Schedule 2 to that Act, in Part IV (grounds for possession: suitability of alternative accommodation) in paragraph 1, at the end of sub-paragraph (b) there shall be added or E+W+S

(c)which are to be let as a separate dwelling under an assured tenancy which is neither an assured shorthold tenancy, within the meaning of Part I of the Housing Act 1988, nor a tenancy under which the landlord might recover possession under any of Grounds 1 to 5 in Schedule 2 to that Act.

66In Schedule 5 to that Act, in paragraph 3, after the entry for section 58(2) of the M16Housing Associations Act 1985 there shall be inserted the following entries—E+W+S

section 50 of the Housing Act 1988 (housing association grants), or

section 51 of that Act (revenue deficit grants).

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The Landlord and Tenant Act 1985E+W+S

67(1)In section 5 of the M17Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (information to be contained in rent books), in subsection (1)(b) after the word “tenancy” there shall be inserted “or let on an assured tenancy within the meaning of Part I of the Housing Act 1988 ”.E+W+S

(2)In subsection (2) of that section after the word “tenancy” there shall be added “or let on an assured tenancy within the meaning of Part I of the Housing Act 1988 ”.

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68In section 26 of that Act (tenants of certain public authorities excepted from provisions about service charges etc.) in subsection (3)(c) after the words “Housing Act 1980” there shall be inserted “or paragraph 4(2)(b) of Schedule 4A to the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 ”.E+W+S

The Agricultural Holdings Act 1986E+W+S

69(1)In Schedule 3 to the M18Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 (cases where consent of Tribunal to operation of notice to quit is not required), in Part II (provisions applicable to Case A: suitable alternative accommodation), in paragraph 3 after paragraph (b) there shall be inserted or E+W+S

(c)premises which are to be let as a separate dwelling such that they will then be let on an assured tenancy which is not an assured shorthold tenancy (construing those terms in accordance with Part I of the Housing Act 1988), or

(d)premises to be let as a separate dwelling on terms which will afford to the tenant security of tenure reasonably equivalent to the security afforded by Chapter I of Part I of that Act in the case of an assured tenancy which is not an assured shorthold tenancy.

(2)At the end of the said paragraph 3 there shall be added the following sub-paragraph—

(2)Any reference in sub-paragraph (1) above to an assured tenancy does not include a reference to a tenancy in respect of which possession might be recovered on any of Grounds 1 to 5 in Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1988.

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70In Schedule 5 to that Act (notice to quit where tenant is a service man), in paragraph 2(2)(a) after the words “Rent Act 1977” there shall be inserted “or paragraph 7 of Schedule 1 to the Housing Act 1988 ”.E+W+S

The Drug Trafficking Offences Act 1986E+W+S

F1071. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S

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The Insolvency Act 1986E+W+S

73In section 308 of the M19Insolvency Act 1986 (vesting in trustee of certain items of excess value), in subsection (1), for the words “the next section” there shall be substituted “section 309 ”.E+W+S

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74In section 335 of that Act (adjustment between earlier and later bankruptcy estates), in subsection (4) after the words “replacement value)” there shall be inserted the words “or section 308A (vesting in trustee of certain tenancies) ”.E+W+S

75In section 351 of that Act (definitions), in paragraph (a), for the words “or 308” there shall be substituted “, section 308 ” and after the words “replacement value)” there shall be inserted “or section 308A (vesting in trustee of certain tenancies) ”.E+W+S

The Social Security Act 1986E+W+S

76In section 31 of the M20Social Security Act 1986 (information relating to housing benefit), in subsection (5) (information as to registered rents), after the words “housing benefit scheme” there shall be inserted “(a) ”, and at the end there shall be added and E+W+S

(b)where a rent is determined under section 14 or section 22 of the Housing Act 1988 or section 25 or section 34 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 (determination of rents by rent assessment committee), the committee shall note in their determination the amount (if any) of the rent which, in the opinion of the committee, is fairly attributable to the provision of services, except where that amount is in their opinion negligible; and the amounts so noted may be included in the information specified in an order under section 42 of the Housing Act 1988 or, as the case may be, section 49 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 (information to be publicly available).

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The Housing (Scotland) Act 1987E+W+S

77In section 12 of the M21Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 (which relates, amongst other things, to the disposal by local authorities of land acquired or appropriated for housing purposes and of houses)—E+W+S

(a)in subsection (1)(c), for the words “subsection (5)” there shall be substituted the words “subsections (5) and (7) ”;

(b)in subsection (7)—

(i)for “(1)(d)” there shall be substituted “(1)(c) or (d) ”;

(ii)for the words “house or any part share thereof” there shall be substituted the words “land, house or part share thereof ”;

(iii)for the words “it is a house” there shall be substituted the words “, in the case of a house, it is one ”;

(c)in subsection (8) after the word “apply” there shall be inserted the words “, in the case of a house, ”.

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78In section 13 of that Act (power of Secretary of State in certain cases to impose conditions on sale of local authority’s houses etc.) for the words “land or dwelling” there shall be substituted the words “or land ”.E+W+S

79F12. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S

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F12Sch. 17 para. 79 repealed (22.7.2004) by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 2004 (c. 14), ss. 1(1), 2(1), {Sch. 1 Pt. 10 Group. 3}

The Access to Personal Files Act 1987E+W+S

F1380. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S

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The Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 1987E+W+S

81In section 33 of the M22Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 1987 (sequestration of person holding realisable property), in subsection (2)(b) for the words “under subsection (6) of that section” there shall be substituted the words “under subsection (10) of section 31 of that Act or subsection (6) of the said section 32 of that Act ”.E+W+S

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82In section 34 of that Act (bankruptcy in England and Wales of person holding realisable property), in subsection (2)(b) for the words “or 308” there shall be substituted “308 or 308A ” and after the word “replacement” there shall be inserted “and certain tenancies ”.E+W+S

The Criminal Justice Act 1988E+W+S

83F14. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S

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F14Sch. 17 para. 83 repealed (24.3.2003) by Proceeds of Crime Act 2000 (c. 29), ss. 457, 458(1)(3), Sch. 12; S.I. 2003/333, art. 2, Sch. (with transitional provisions and savings in arts. 10, 12)

84F15. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E+W+S

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F15Sch. 17 para. 84 repealed (24.3.2003) by Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (c. 29), ss. 457, 458(1)(3), Sch. 12; S.I. 2003/333, art. 2, Sch. (with transitional provisions and savings in arts. 10, 12)

The Housing (Scotland) Act 1988E+W+S

85In section 19 of the M23Housing (Scotland) Act 1988 (notice of proceedings for possession)—E+W+S

(a)in subsection (2) for the word “is” there shall be substituted the words “and particulars of it are ”;

(b)in subsection (3) after the word “one” where it first occurs there shall be inserted the words “in the prescribed form ”.

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86In section 36 of that Act (damages for unlawful eviction)—E+W+S

(a)in subsection (2) for the word “calculated” there shall be substituted the word “likely ”;

(b)in subsection (7)(b)—

(i)after the word “of” where it first occurs there shall be inserted the words “the doing of acts or ”;

(ii)after the word “for” there shall be inserted the words “doing the acts or ”.

87In section 38 of that Act (further offence of harassment)—E+W+S

(a)for the words from “In section 22” to “after subsection (2)” there shall be substituted the words—

(1)Subsection (2) of section 22 of the Rent (Scotland) Act 1984 (unlawful eviction and harassment of occupier) shall, as respects acts done after the commencement of this section, have effect with the substitution of the word “likely” for the word “calculated ”.

(2)After that subsection;

(b)after “(2A)” there shall be inserted the words “Subject to subsection (2B) below ”;

(c)for the word “calculated” there shall be substituted the word “likely ”;

(d)the words “subject to subsection (2B) below” and “by reason only of conduct falling within paragraph (b) of that subsection” shall cease to have effect;

(e)after the word “for” where it second occurs there shall be inserted the words “doing the acts or ”.

88In section 36 of that Act (damages for unlawful eviction)—E+W+S

(a)in subsection (6), for the words “proceedings are begun to enforce the liability” there shall be substituted the words “the date on which the proceedings to enforce the liability are finally decided ”; and

(b)after subsection (6) there shall be inserted the following subsections—

(6A)For the purposes of subsection (6)(a) above, proceedings to enforce a liability are finally decided—

(a)if no appeal may be made against the decision in these proceedings;

(b)if an appeal may be made against the decision with leave and the time limit for applications for leave expires and either no application has been made or leave has been refused;

(c)if leave to appeal against the decision is granted or is not required and no appeal is made within the time limit for appeals; or

(d)if an appeal is made but is abandoned before it is determined.

(6B)If, in proceedings to enforce a liability arising by virtue of subsection (3) above, it appears to the court—

(a)that, prior to the event which gave rise to the liability, the conduct of the former residential occupier or any person living with him in the premises concerned was such that it is reasonable to mitigate the damages for which the landlord would otherwise be liable, or

(b)that, before the proceedings were begun, the landlord offered to reinstate the former residential occupier in the premises in question and either it was unreasonable of the former residential occupier to refuse that offer or, if he had obtained alternative accommodation before the offer was made, it would have been unreasonable of him to refuse that offer if he had not obtained that accommodation,

the court may reduce the amount of damages which would otherwise be payable to such amount as it thinks appropriate..

89In section 63 of that Act (consent for subsequent disposals) after subsection (2) there shall be inserted the following subsection—E+W+S

(2A)Before giving any consent for the purposes of subsection (1) above, Scottish Homes—

(a)shall satisfy itself that the person who is seeking the consent has taken appropriate steps to consult the tenant of the house (or, as the case may be, each house) of which the property proposed to be disposed of consists; and

(b)shall have regard to the response of such tenant to that consultation.

90In Schedule 4 to that Act (tenancies which cannot be assured tenancies) after paragraph 11 there shall be inserted the following paragraph—E+W+S

Accommodation for homeless personsE+W+S

11AA tenancy granted expressly on a temporary basis in the fulfilment of a duty imposed on a local authority by Part II of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987.

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