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Housing and Regeneration Act 2008

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(1)This section lists exceptions to the requirement of consent in section 172.

(2)Exception 1 is that consent is not required for disposal by a registered provider by way of—

(a)an assured tenancy,

(b)an assured agricultural occupancy,

(c)an arrangement that would be an assured tenancy or an assured agricultural occupancy but for any of paragraphs 4 to 8, 12(1)(h) and 12ZA to 12B of Schedule 1 to the Housing Act 1988 (c. 50) (exclusions),

(d)a secure tenancy, or

(e)an arrangement that would be a secure tenancy but for any of paragraphs 2 to 12 of Schedule 1 to the Housing Act 1985 (c. 68) (exclusions).

(3)Exception 2 is that consent is not required for a disposal for which consent is required under—

(a)section 81 or 133 of the Housing Act 1988, or

(b)section 173 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42).

(4)Exception 3 is that consent is not required for a disposal under Part V of the Housing Act 1985 (right to buy).

(5)Exception 4 is that consent is not required for a disposal in pursuance of a tenant’s right to acquire under—

(a)section 180, or

(b)section 16 of the Housing Act 1996 (c. 52) (tenant’s right to acquire social housing in Wales).

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