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Housing and Regeneration Act 2008

Sections 42 and 43 - Agency arrangements with urban development corporations; Acting with, or for other persons: general

84.With the consent of the Secretary of State, the HCA can appoint an urban development corporation (“UDC”) to carry out functions on its behalf (other than its functions in connection with Chapter 3 of Part 1 (financial provision)). The UDC must act within the terms specified in the appointment. The UDC may arrange for any of its property or staff to be made available to the HCA, if requested, and if the purpose of the request is to assist the HCA to exercise its functions.

85.The HCA can form partnerships or enter into working arrangements in conjunction with others, or enter into arrangements to act on behalf others.

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