171Application of Part to sub-divided buildings
(1)This section applies where—
(a)two or more dwelling-houses in a sub-divided building are marketed for sale (with any ancillary land) as a single property; and
(b)any one or more of those dwelling-houses—
(i)is not available for sale (with any ancillary land) as a separate residential property; but
(ii)is available with vacant possession.
(2)This Part applies to the dwelling-houses mentioned in subsection (1)(a) (with any ancillary land) as if—
(a)they were a residential property, and
(b)section 160 were omitted.
(3)Subsection (2) does not affect the application of this Part to any of those dwelling-houses which is available for sale (with any ancillary land) as a separate residential property.
(4)In this section “sub-divided building” means a building or part of a building originally constructed or adapted for use as a single dwelling which has been divided (on one or more occasions) into separate dwelling-houses.