Localism Act 2011

Prospective

General transitional and saving provisionsE+W

69(1)Section 92A of the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 does not apply to an enactment or instrument if and to the extent that it makes provision about a time before the commencement of the insertion of that section by paragraph 26.E+W

(2)In relation to such a time—

(a)references in Part 2 of that Act to “the regulator” are to the Office, and

(b)references in any other enactment or instrument to “the Regulator of Social Housing” are to the Office.

(3)The transfer of functions from the Office to the HCA by virtue of this Schedule does not affect the validity of anything done (or having effect as if done) by or in relation to the Office before the transfer takes effect.

(4)Anything that—

(a)is done (or has effect as if done) by or in relation to the Office for the purposes of, or otherwise in connection with, a function transferred by virtue of this Schedule, and

(b)has effect immediately before the date on which the function is transferred,

is to be treated as done by or in relation to the HCA.

(5)There may be continued by or in relation to the HCA anything (including legal proceedings) that—

(a)relates to a function transferred by virtue of this Schedule, and

(b)is in the process of being done by or in relation to the Office immediately before the date on which the function is transferred.

(6)Sub-paragraph (7) applies to any document that—

(a)relates to a function transferred by virtue of this Schedule, and

(b)is in effect immediately before the date on which the function is transferred.

(7)Any references (however expressed) in the document to the Office are to be read, so far as is necessary for the purposes of the transfer, as references to the HCA.