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Housing and Planning Act 2016

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Housing Act 1996 (c. 52)

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22(1)Section 125A (extension of trial period by 6 months) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1), for “both” substitute “each”.

(3)After subsection (3) insert—

(3A)The third condition must be met only if the introductory tenancy —

(a)is one to which section 124A(1) or (2) applies, or

(b)is adopted by a local housing authority or housing action trust on or after the day on which paragraph 4 of Schedule 7 came fully into force.

(3B)The third condition is that the new expiry date would be before the period mentioned in section 86A(3) of the Housing Act 1985 (review to determine what to do at end of fixed term secure tenancy); and for this purpose “the new expiry date” means the last day of the 6 month extension period mentioned in subsection (1).

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