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146 Orders, regulations and directions.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)Orders, regulations and directions under this Act may make different provision for different cases or descriptions of case, including different provision for different areas.

(2)Orders and regulations under this Act may contain such incidental, supplementary or transitional provisions and savings as the Secretary of State considers appropriate.

(3)Orders and regulations under this Act shall be made by statutory instrument which, except for—

(a)orders and regulations subject to affirmative resolution procedure (see sections 104(4), 105(4), 106(4) and 114(5)),

(b)orders under section 150(3), or

(c)regulations which only prescribe forms or particulars to be contained in forms,

shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

147 Repeals and revocations.E+W+S+N.I.

The enactments specified in Schedule 3 are repealed or revoked to the extent specified.

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I1S. 147 wholly in force; s. 147 in force: at 24.9.1996 so far as relating to Sch. 3 Pt. III by s. 150(2); at 17.12.1996 so far as relating to Sch. 3 Pt. I by S.I. 1996/2842, art. 3 (subject to savings for specified provisions in art. 8); at 1.4.1997 so far as relating to Sch. 3 Pt. II by S.I. 1996/2842, art. 4

148 Extent.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The provisions of this Act extend to England and Wales.

(2)The following provisions of this Act extend to Scotland—

  • Part II (construction contracts),

  • F1. . .

  • sections 126 to 128 (financial assistance for regeneration and development), and

  • Part V (miscellaneous and general provisions), except—

(i)sections 141, 144 and 145 (which amend provisions which do not extend to Scotland), and

(ii)Part I of Schedule 3 (repeals consequential on provisions not extending to Scotland).

(3)The following provisions of this Act extend to Northern Ireland—

  • F1. . .

  • Part V (miscellaneous and general provisions), except—

(i)sections 142 to 145 (home energy efficiency schemes and residuary bodies), and

(ii)Parts I and III of Schedule 3 (repeals consequential on provisions not extending to Northern Ireland).

(4)Except as otherwise provided, any amendment or repeal by this Act of an enactment has the same extent as the enactment amended or repealed.

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F1Words in s. 148(2)(3) repealed (21.7.1997) by 1997 c. 22, s. 27, Sch. 3 (with Sch. 2); S.I. 1997/1672, art. 2

149 Corresponding provision for Northern Ireland.E+W+S+N.I.

An Order in Council under paragraph 1(1)(b) of Schedule 1 to the M1Northern Ireland Act 1974 (legislation for Northern Ireland in the interim period) which states that it is made only for purposes corresponding to those of Part II (construction contracts) or section 142 (home energy efficiency schemes)—

(a)shall not be subject to paragraph 1(4) and (5) of that Schedule (affirmative resolution of both Houses of Parliament), but

(b)shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

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150 Commencement.E+W+S+N.I.

(1)The following provisions of this Act come into force on Royal Assent—

  • section 146 (orders, regulations and directions),

  • sections 148 to 151 (extent, commencement and other general provisions).

(2)The following provisions of this Act come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the date on which this Act is passed—

  • sections 126 to 130 (financial assistance for regeneration and development),

  • section 141 (existing housing grants: meaning of exempt disposal),

  • section 142 (home energy efficiency schemes),

  • sections 143 to 145 (residuary bodies),

  • Part III of Schedule 3 (repeals consequential on Part IV) and section 147 so far as relating to that Part.

(3)The other provisions of this Act come into force on a day appointed by order of the Secretary of State, and different days may be appointed for different areas and different purposes.

(4)The Secretary of State may by order under subsection (3) make such transitional provision and savings as appear to him to be appropriate in connection with the coming into force of any provision of this Act.

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Subordinate Legislation Made

P1S. 150(3) power partly exercised (10.9.1996): different dates appointed for specified provisions by S.I. 1996/2352, art. 2

S. 150(3) power partly exercised (12.11.1996): different dates appointed for specified provisions by S.I. 1996/2842, arts. 2-4

S. 150(3) power partly exercised (1.12.1997): 16.12.1997 appointed for specified provisions by S.I. 1997/2846, art. 2

S. 150(3) power partly exercised (6.3.1998): 1.5.1998 appointed for specified provisions by S.I. 1998/650, art. 2

S. 150(3) power partly exercised (19.3.1998): 1.5.1998 appointed for specified provisions by S.I. 1998/894, art. 2

151 Short title.E+W+S+N.I.

This Act may be cited as the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996.

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