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Housing and Regeneration Act 2008

Territorial Extent

12.Parts 1 to 3 of the Act extend to England and Wales only except so far as they amend, repeal or revoke existing provisions (in which case they generally have the same extent as the provisions concerned). The repeals and revocations in Schedule 16 also generally have the same extent as the provisions repealed or revoked. Parts 1 and 2 of the Act generally apply to England only, although some consequential matters will apply to Wales and some may extend and apply to Scotland and Northern Ireland also. Part 3 of the Act generally applies to England and Wales although the amendments made to remedy the declaration of incompatibility include amendments which apply in Scotland and Northern Ireland (see Schedule 15).

13.The Scottish Parliament has given their consent to subsection (3) of section 66, which repeals section 33A of the Housing Associations Act 1985 which provides for the Welsh Ministers in relation to Wales, the Scottish Ministers in relation to Scotland and the Secretary of State in relation to England to enter into agreements with the Housing Corporation.

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