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Homelessness Act 2002

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9Abolition of duty under section 197

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(1)Section 197 of the 1996 Act (duty where other suitable accommodation available) shall cease to have effect.

(2)A person who, immediately before commencement, is a person to whom a local housing authority owe the duty under section 197(2) (instead of the duty under section 193 or 195) shall be treated at commencement as a person to whom the authority owe the duty under section 193 (the main homelessness duty) or, if at that time he is threatened with homelessness, section 195(2) (duty in case of threatened homelessness).

(3)In subsection (2) “commencement” means the commencement of this section.

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