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  • Act modified by S.I. 2008/3002 art. 7 (This amendment comes into force on the day 2008 c. 4, s. 5 comes into force, see art. 1(2). That provision was brought into force on 1.12.2008 by S.I. 2008/3068, art. 2(1)(b))
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Local Government and Housing Act 1989

1989 CHAPTER 42

An Act to make provision with respect to the members, officers and otherstaff and the procedure of local authorities; to amend Part III of the LocalGovernment Act 1974 and Part II of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1975 and to provide for a national code of local government conduct; to makefurther provision about the finances and expenditure of local authorities(including provision with respect to housing subsidies) and about companiesin which local authorities have interests; to make provision for and inconnection with renewal areas, grants towards the cost of improvement andrepair of housing accommodation and the carrying out of works of maintenance,repair and improvement; to amend the Housing Act 1985 and Part III of theLocal Government Finance Act 1982; to make amendments of and consequentialupon Parts I, II and IV of the Housing Act 1988; to amend the Local GovernmentFinance Act 1988 and the Abolition of Domestic Rates Etc. (Scotland) Act 1987and certain enactments relating, as respects Scotland, to rating andvaluation, and to provide for the making of grants; to make provision withrespect to the imposition of charges by local authorities; to make furtherprovision about certain existing grants and about financial assistance to andplanning by local authorities in respect of emergencies; to amend sections 102and 211 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973; to amend the Local LandCharges Act 1975; to enable local authorities in Wales to be known solely byWelsh language names; to provide for the transfer of new town housing stock;to amend certain of the provisions of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 relatingto a secure tenant’s right to purchase his house; to amend section 47 of theRace Relations Act 1976; to confer certain powers on the Housing Corporation,Housing for Wales and Scottish Homes; to make provision about security oftenure for certain tenants under long tenancies; to provide for the making ofgrants and giving of guarantees in respect of certain activities carried onin relation to the construction industry; to provide for the repeal of certainenactments relating to improvement notices, town development and educationsupport grants; to make, as respects Scotland, further provision in relationto the phasing of progression to registered rent for houses let by housingassociations or Scottish Homes and in relation to the circumstances in whichrent increases under assured tenancies may be secured; and for connectedpurposes.

[16th November 1989]

X1Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with theadvice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in thispresent Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, asfollows:—

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X1The text of ss. 74–138, 157, 161–183,190–193, 194(1), 195, Schs. 4, 9, Sch. 11 paras. 31, 32, 42, 58,62–88, 93–95, 99, 100, 107, 110–112 was taken from S.I.F.Group 61 (Housing), ss. 187, 193, 195 from S.I.F. Group 64 (IndustrialDevelopment), ss. 149(6), 186, 190–193, 194(1), 195, Schs. 7, 10, Sch.11 paras. 8–13, 49–54, 60, 61, 89–91, 101–106, 108,109, 112 from S.I.F. Group 75:1 (Landlord and Tenant: General, E.&W.), ss.1(1)–(3)(5)–(8), 2–13, 15–22, 23(1), 24–26, 28,30(2), 31, 32(1), 33–35, 36(1)–(8), 37–73, 139,146–158, 160, 184, 188–195, Schs. 1–3, 5, 8, Sch. 11 paras.1–7, 14, 16–30, 37–41, 47, 48, 56, 57, 59, 92, 96–98,113, Sch. 11 paras. 1–7, 14, 16–30, 37–41, 47, 48, 56, 57,59, 92, 96–98, 113, Sch. 12 from S.I.F. Group 81:1 (Local Government:General, E.&W.), and ss. 1(1)(2)(4)–(8), 2–12, 14–21,23(2), 27, 29, 30(1), 31, 32(2), 36(9), 140–145, 150–153, 155,157, 159, 185, 190, 192, 194(1), 195, Schs. 1, 6, Sch. 11 paras. 15,33–36, 43–46, 55, 96, 97 from S.I.F. Group 81:2 (Local Government:General, S.).

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C1Act: (except ss. 43(2), 53(1) and 54(1) so far as they relate to a fire authority or police authority, and except s. 43(3)) transfer of functions (W.) (1.7.1999) by S.I. 1999/672, art. 2, Sch. 1

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