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The Housing Act 1996 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1996

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2.—(1) The following provisions of the Act shall come into force on 1st August 1996—

  • section 2(7) and (8),

  • section 5,

  • section 7 in so far as it relates to paragraphs 3(1) and (2) and 16(1) and (2) of Schedule 1,

  • section 9(3),

  • section 17,

  • section 28(4),

  • section 36(1) to (6),

  • section 51 in so far as it relates to paragraphs 2 to 6, 10 and 11(1), (3) and (4) of Schedule 2, subject to the limitation in paragraph (2) of this article,

  • sections 52 to 54,

  • section 55(1) in so far as it relates to paragraphs 6 and 9 of Schedule 3,

  • section 55(2) and (3),

  • sections 56 to 64.

(2) Section 51 and the provisions of Schedule 2 specified in paragraph (1) of this article shall not come into force in relation to any complaint against any social landlord which is or at any time was registered with Housing for Wales.

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