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Local Government and Housing Act 1989

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56(1)In section 369 (the management code for houses in multiple occupation) at the beginning of subsection (2) there shall be inserted “Subject to subsection (2A)” and after the words “all means of water supply and drainage in the house” there shall be inserted— all means of escape from fire and all apparatus, systems and other things provided by way of fire precautions;

(2)After subsection (2) of that section there shall be inserted the following subsection—

(2A)The person managing the house shall only be liable by virtue of the regulations under subsection (2) to ensure the repair, maintenance, cleansing and good order of any premises outside the house if and to the extent that he has power or is otherwise liable to ensure those matters in respect of any such premises.

(3)In subsection (3) of that section, paragraphs (b) and (f) and in paragraph (c) the words from “and in particular” onwards shall be omitted.

(4)In subsection (5) of that section the words “as applied under section 370 in relation to a house” shall be omitted.

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