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  • s. 101 words inserted by S.I. 2008/3002 Sch. 1 para. 50(a) (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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101 Minor definitions: Part I.E+W

In this Part—

  • 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 it or usually enjoyed with it;

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  • F1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • housing action trust” means a housing action trust established under Part III of the M1Housing Act 1988 and includes any body established by order under section 88 of the Housing Act 1988;

  • F1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • introductory tenancy” and “introductory tenant” have the same meaning as in Chapter I of Part V of the M2Housing Act 1996;

  • local authority” and “local housing authority” have the same meaning as in the M3Housing Act 1985;

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  • new town corporation” has the same meaning as in the Housing Act 1985 and includes any body established by order under paragraph 7 of Schedule 9 to the M4New Towns Act 1981;

  • owner”, in relation to a dwelling, has the meaning given by section 99 F2. . . ;

  • owner’s interest”, in relation to any premises, means—

    (a)

    an estate in fee simple absolute in possession, or

    (b)

    a term of years absolute of which not less than five years remain unexpired at the date of the application,

    whether held by the applicant alone or jointly with others;

  • F1. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  • prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State;

  • registered social landlord” has the same meaning as in Part I of the Housing Act 1996;

  • renewal area” has the same meaning as in Part VII of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989;

  • [F3“secure tenant” has] the same meaning as in Part IV of the M5Housing Act 1985;

  • [F4“statutory tenant” means a] statutory tenant within the meaning of the M6Rent Act 1977 or the M7Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976;

  • tenancy” includes a sub-tenancy and an agreement for a tenancy or sub-tenancy;

  • tenant” includes a sub-tenant and any person deriving title under the original tenant or sub-tenant;

  • urban development corporation” has the same meaning as in the Housing Act 1985 and includes any body established by order under section 165B of the M8Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980.

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F3S. 101: words in definition of "secure tenancy" and "secure tenant" substituted (19.7.2003) by The Regulatory Reform (Housing Assistance) (England and Wales) Order 2002 (S.I. 2002/1860), arts. 1(3), 11(1), Sch. 3 para. 34(c) (with art. 11(2))

F4S. 101: words in definition of "statutory tenancy" and "statutory tenant" substituted (19.7.2003) by The Regulatory Reform (Housing Assistance) (England and Wales) Order 2002 (S.I. 2002/1860), arts. 1(3), 11(1), Sch. 3 para. 34(d) (with art. 11(2))

Commencement Information

I1S. 101 wholly in force; s. 101 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 150; s. 101 in force for certain purposes at 11.9.1996 by S.I. 1996/2352, art. 2(2); s. 101 in force insofar as not already in force at 17.12.1996 by S.I. 1997/2842, art. 3

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