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The Housing (Extension of Right to Buy) Order 1993

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60.  In section 179 (provisions restricting right to buy, etc. of no effect), substitute the following—

(1) A provision of a lease held by the landlord or a superior landlord, or of an agreement (whenever made), is void in so far as it purports to prohibit or restrict the exercise by a tenant or sub-tenant of the right to buy or the right to acquire the dwelling-house on rent to mortgage terms or to authorise a forfeiture, or impose on the landlord or superior landlord a penalty or disability, in the event of such a disposal..

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