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Housing and Planning Act 2016

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Housing and Regeneration Act 2008

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16For section 176 substitute—

176Notification of disposal

(1)If a private registered provider disposes of a dwelling that is social housing it must notify the regulator.

(2)If a non-profit registered provider disposes of land other than a dwelling it must notify the regulator.

(3)Subsection (1) continues to apply to any land of a private registered provider even if it has ceased to be a dwelling.

(4)The regulator may give directions about—

(a)the period within which notifications under subsection (1) or (2) must be given;

(b)the content of those notifications.

(5)The regulator may give directions dispensing with the notification requirement in subsection (1) or (2).

(6)A direction under this section may be—

(a)general, or

(b)specific (whether as to particular registered providers, as to particular property, as to particular forms of disposal or in any other way).

(7)A direction dispensing with a notification requirement—

(a)may be expressed by reference to a policy for disposals submitted by a registered provider;

(b)may include conditions.

(8)The regulator must make arrangements for bringing a direction under this section to the attention of every registered provider to which it applies.

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