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Housing and Regeneration Act 2008

Section 184 – Right to acquire: supplemental

532.This section provides that section 17 of the 1996 Act applies in relation to a right to acquire under section 180 with certain modifications. Section 17 of the 1996 Act gives the Secretary of State power, by order, to specify the amount or rate of discount given on the exercise of the right to acquire, and to designate rural areas in which the right to acquire does not arise. It also applies the provisions of Part V of the Housing Act 1985 (Right to Buy) in relation to the right to acquire, subject to any exceptions or modifications made by regulations by the Secretary of State.

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