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Local Government and Housing Act 1989

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55(1)In section 368 (means of escape from fire: power to secure that part of house not used for human habitation), in subsection (1) at the beginning there shall be inserted “Subject to section 365”.

(2)In subsection (3) of that section for “£5” there shall be substituted “one-tenth of the amount corresponding to that level”.

(3)In subsection (5) of that section—

(a)for the words from “section 265” to “unfit for human habitation)” there shall be substituted “section 264”;

(b)for the words “the modification that” there shall be substituted with the following modifications—

(i)the reference in section 278(1) (premises rendered fit) to the house in multiple occupation shall be construed as a reference to the part of the house in respect of which the closing order under subsection (4) is made;

(b)”; and

(c)at the end there shall be added and

(i)section 279 (substitution of demolition orders) shall be omitted.

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