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Riot Compensation Act 2016

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2Property in respect of which claims may be made

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(1)A claim may be made under section 1(1) only in respect of—

(a)a building,

(b)property falling within subsection (3), or

(c)a motor vehicle falling within any of the paragraphs of the Schedule (motor vehicles in respect of which claims may be made).

(2)A claim may be made under section 1(2) only in respect of—

(a)a building,

(b)property falling within subsection (3), or

(c)a motor vehicle falling within paragraph 4 of the Schedule (vehicle forming part of stock in trade of a business).

(3)Property falls within this subsection if it is property (other than a motor vehicle) which at the time of the riot was situated—

(a)within a building,

(b)within the curtilage of a building, or

(c)on land being used for the purposes of a business carried on by the claimant.

(4)The Secretary of State may by regulations—

(a)amend subsection (3);

(b)make provision about the meaning of terms used in that subsection.

(5)In this section—

  • “building” includes—

    (a)

    a permanent or semi-permanent structure in the nature of a building (including a caravan or houseboat), and

    (b)

    a building in the course of construction;

  • “motor vehicle” means a mechanically propelled vehicle intended or adapted for use on roads.

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