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Housing and Regeneration Act 2008

Territorial Application:  Wales

14.Part 1 of the Act mainly applies to England only but consequential amendments apply to Wales. The HCA will generally operate in England only and so any functions of the Secretary of State in relation to the HCA will generally apply in England only. This Part also abolishes the Commission for the New Towns. Functions of the Commission for the New Towns in England are being transferred to the HCA. Functions of the Commission for the New Towns in Wales are being transferred to the Welsh Ministers and any residual assets of the Commission for New Towns in Wales are also being transferred to Welsh Ministers.

15.Part 2 of the Act mainly applies to England only but consequential amendments apply to Wales. The Office for Tenants and Social Landlords will operate in England only and so any functions of the Secretary of State in relation to the regulator will apply in England only.

16.Part 3 of the Act applies to England and Wales. Powers will be exercised by the Secretary of State in relation to England and by Welsh Ministers in relation to Wales. Further details about Part 3 are contained in Annex A.

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