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The Housing Act 1988 (Commencement No. 4) Order 1989

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This Order brings into force on 1st April 1989 the following provisions of the Housing Act 1988–

(a)Part II (housing associations) to the extent that it is not in force, subject to provisions in articles 3(c) and 4;

(b)section 129, which provides for schemes to assist local housing authority tenants to obtain other accommodation;

(c)section 140 in relation to certain minor and consequential amendments in Schedule 17 and repeals in Schedule 18 (subject to the provisions of article 3).

It brings into force on 5th April 1989 those provisions of Part IV of the Housing Act 1988 (change of landlord) not yet in force (together with related minor amendments) and section 127) Preserved right to buy).

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