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The Housing (Extension of Right to Buy) Order 1993

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5.  For section 124(1) (landlord’s notice admitting or denying right to buy) substitute—

124.    Freeholder’s notice admitting or denying the right to buy.

(1) Where in pursuance of section 122A (tenant’s notice to be served on superior landlords) the freeholder receives a copy of the secure tenant’s notice under section 122 (notice claiming to exercise right to buy), and the notice has not been withdrawn, the freeholder shall serve on the tenant, within the period specified in subsection (2), a written notice either—

(a)admitting his right, or

(b)denying it and stating why, in the opinion of the freeholder, the tenant does not have the right to buy.

(2) The period for serving a notice under subsection (1) is eight weeks beginning on the day after the date of the service on the freeholder of the copy of the tenant’s notice claiming to exercise the right to buy.

(3) The freeholder shall, as soon as practicable, serve on the landlord and on each of the intermediate landlords (if any) a copy of the notice served on the tenant under subsection (1)..

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Section 124(3) was repealed by Schedule 22 to the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993.

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