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Homelessness Act 2002

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Homelessness reviews and strategies

    1. 1. Duty of local housing authority to formulate a homelessness strategy

    2. 2. Homelessness reviews

    3. 3. Homelessness strategies

    4. 4. Sections 1 to 3: interpretation

  3. Other functions relating to homelessness

    1. 5. Provision of accommodation for persons not in priority need who are not homeless intentionally

    2. 6. Abolition of minimum period for which an authority is subject to main homelessness duty

    3. 7. Events which cause the main homelessness duty to cease

    4. 8. Review of decisions as to suitability of accommodation

    5. 9. Abolition of duty under section 197

    6. 10. Persons claiming to be homeless who are at risk of violence

    7. 11. Section 204(4): appeals

    8. 12. Co-operation in certain cases involving children

  4. Allocations under Part 6 of the Housing Act 1996

    1. 13. Application of Part 6 to existing tenants

    2. 14. Abolition of duty to maintain housing register

    3. 15. Applications for housing accommodation

    4. 16. Allocation schemes

  5. Supplementary

    1. 17. Wales

    2. 18. Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

    3. 19. Financial provision

    4. 20. Commencement, transitional provision and general saving

    5. 21. Short title, extent and application to Isles of Scilly

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Minor and consequential amendments

      1. 1.Housing Act 1985 (c. 68)

      2. 2.Housing Act 1996 (c. 52)

      3. 3.(1) In section 161 (allocation only to qualifying persons), for...

      4. 4.In section 168(3) (information about allocation schemes), for the words...

      5. 5.In section 170 (co-operation between registered social landlords and local...

      6. 6.In section 174 (index of defined expressions), after the entry...

      7. 7.(1) In section 185 (persons from abroad not eligible for...

      8. 8.In section 188(3) (interim duty to accommodate in case of...

      9. 9.In section 190(2)(b) and (3) (provision of advice and assistance),...

      10. 10.At the end of section 190 there is inserted—

      11. 11.In section 192(2) (provision of advice and assistance), for the...

      12. 12.After subsection (3) of section 192 (as inserted by section...

      13. 13.In section 193 (duty to persons with priority need who...

      14. 14.In section 195 (duties in case of threatened homelessness)—

      15. 15.In section 200 (cases considered for referral to another local...

      16. 16.In section 202(1)(b) (right to request review of decision), for...

      17. 17.In section 204 (right of appeal to county court)—

      18. 18.In section 205(2) (meaning of the authority’s “housing functions under...

      19. 19.For section 209 (discharge of duties through arrangements with private...

      20. 20.In section 217(1) (minor definitions) before the definition of “relevant...

      21. 21.In section 218 (index of defined expressions)—

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Repeals

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