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Housing and Regeneration Act 2008

Section 319 – Financial assistance for certain services about commonhold

901.This widens the existing power contained in section 62 of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 for the Lord Chancellor to provide financial assistance for the giving of general advice in respect of the law relating to commonhold land so far as relating to residential matters.

902.The Lord Chancellor may now also fund information, training and dispute resolution services in respect of the law of commonhold land so far as relating to residential matters.

903.Additionally, financial assistance for the provision of information, training, general advice and dispute resolution services may now be given in respect of any other matter relating to commonhold land and residential matters.

904.The ability to provide financial assistance in such form and on such terms as the Lord Chancellor considers appropriate will remain.

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