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Local Government and Housing Act 1989

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100Interpretation of Part VII

(1)In this Part, except where the context otherwise requires,—

  • “dwelling” means a building or part of a building occupied or intended to be occupied as a separate dwelling, together with any yard, garden, outhouses and appurtenances belonging to or usually enjoyed with it;

  • “house in multiple occupation” has the same meaning as in Part XI of the [1985 c. 68.] Housing Act 1985, except that it does not include any part of such a house which is occupied as a separate dwelling by persons who do form a single household;

  • “housing accommodation” means dwellings, houses in multiple occupation and hostels;

  • “local housing authority” and any reference to the district of such an authority shall be construed in accordance with sections 1 and 2 of the Housing Act 1985.

(2)Part XVII of the Housing Act 1985 (compulsory purchase and land compensation) applies in relation to this Part as if it were contained in that Act.

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