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Housing and Regeneration Act 2008

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Section 270 - Officer

788.This section defines “officer” in relation to registered providers.

Section 271 - Subsidiary and associate

789.This section defines the terms “subsidiary” and “associate” for the purposes of this Part.

Section 272 - Family

790.This section clarifies when a person is considered to be a member of the family of another person, for the purposes of this Part.

Section 273 - Disposal

791.This section defines what is a disposal of a property for the purposes of this Part.

792.Subsection (2)makes it clear that granting an option to require a disposal at some point in the future will be treated as making a disposal

Section 274 – Charities that have “received public assistance”

793.This section defines ‘public assistance’ for the purposes of Part 2. Public assistance includes grant given by the HCA under section 22; assistance for privately let accommodation under section 24 of the Local Government Act 1988; assistance in relation to housing transfers under section 34 of the Housing Act 185 or section 135 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993; and various other housing grants including social housing grant under section 18 of the 1996 Act.

Section 275 - General

794.This section defines a number of terms, either directly or by reference to other Acts.

Section 276 - Index of defined terms: Part 2

795.This section sets out a table listing expressions defined within this Part.

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