Search Legislation

Housing and Regeneration Act 2008

Section 251 - Appointment of manager

737.This section gives the regulator the power either to appoint an individual as manager of the registered provider, or to require the registered provider to appoint an individual as manager as set out in subsection (2).

738.The regulator may do this if it is satisfied that a registered provider has failed to meet a standard set out in either section 193 or 194, or that its affairs have been mismanaged in relation to social housing.

739.Subsections (3) to (5) set out the nature of the requirement or the appointment that will be specified by the regulator.

740.Subsection (3) provides that the regulator may determine the matters in respect of which the manager is to be appointed.

741.Subsection (4) provides that the appointment of a manager, or the requirement to appoint a manager, will specify the terms and conditions of appointment, including the remuneration of the manager, and that these will be determined in accordance with the scope of the appointment of the manager, or the requirement to appoint a manager under subsection (3).

742.Subsection (5) gives the appointed manager any powers specified in the requirement or appointment, and any other powers in relation to the registered provider’s business that it requires for the purposes specified in the requirement or appointment. These specifically include the power to enter into agreements and take other action on behalf of the registered provider.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Explanatory Notes

Text created by the government department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Public Acts except Appropriation, Consolidated Fund, Finance and Consolidation Acts.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

Impact Assessments

Impact Assessments generally accompany all UK Government interventions of a regulatory nature that affect the private sector, civil society organisations and public services. They apply regardless of whether the regulation originates from a domestic or international source and can accompany primary (Acts etc) and secondary legislation (SIs). An Impact Assessment allows those with an interest in the policy area to understand:

  • Why the government is proposing to intervene;
  • The main options the government is considering, and which one is preferred;
  • How and to what extent new policies may impact on them; and,
  • The estimated costs and benefits of proposed measures.