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The Housing Act 1996 (Commencement No. 5 and Transitional Provisions) Order 1996

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3.  Subject to the transitional provision in paragraph 2 of the Schedule to this Order, the following provisions of the Act shall come into force on 1st April 1997—

  • section 159,

  • sections 160 to 163 to the extent that they are not already in force,

  • section 164,

  • section 165 to the extent that it is not already in force,

  • section 166,

  • section 167 to the extent that it is not already in force,

  • section 168,

  • sections 170 and 171,

  • section 173, and

  • section 227 in so far as it relates to Part VII of Schedule 19.

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