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Statutory Instruments

2007 No. 1068 (C. 45)

Housing, England

The Housing Act 2004 (Commencement No. 7) (England) Order 2007

Made

26th March 2007

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 270(4) and (5)(a), (c), (d) and (f) of the Housing Act 2004(1), makes the following Order:

Citation and application

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Housing Act 2004 (Commencement No. 7) (England) Order 2007.

(2) This Order applies in relation to England only.

Commencement

2.  The following provisions of the Housing Act 2004 shall come into force on 6th April 2007—

(a)in so far as they are not already in force(2), sections 53, 212 to 215 and Schedule10;

(b)section 266 in so far as it relates to the repeals in—

(i)the London Building Acts (Amendment) Act 1939(3);

(ii)the County of Merseyside Act 1980(4);

(iii)the Building Act 1984(5); and

(iv)the Leicestershire Act 1985(6).

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

for Communities and Local Government

Kay Andrews

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Department for Communities and Local Government

26th March 2007

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force in England on 6th April 2007 sections 212 to 215 of, and Schedule 10 to, the Housing Act 2004, which relate to tenancy deposit schemes.

This Order also brings into force in England on 6th April 2007 section 53 of that Act, which makes miscellaneous repeals in relation to fire hazards, and section 266, in so far as it relates to those repeals.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

The following provisions of the Housing Act 2004 have been brought into force in England by commencement orders made before the date of this Order:

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Section 106.04.062006/1060
Sections 3 to 806.04.062006/1060
Sections 10 to 5206.04.062006/1060
Section 5406.04.062006/1060
Section 55(1), (2) and (5)(a) and (b)15.06.052005/1451
Section 55 (remainder)06.04.062006/1060
Sections 56 and 5715.06.052005/1451
Sections 58 to 7106.04.062006/1060
Section 72(2), (3), (5), (6) and (7)06.04.062006/1060
Section 72 (remainder)06.07.062006/1060
Section 7306.07.062006/1060
Section 74 (remainder)06.07.062006/1060
Sections 75 to 7806.04.062006/1060
Sections 79 and 80 (remainder)15.06.052005/1451
Section 8115.06.052005/1451
Sections 82 to 9406.04.062006/1060
Section 95 (2), (4) and (6)06.04.062006/1060
Section 95 (remainder)06.07.062006/1060
Section 9606.07.062006/1060
Section 97 (remainder)06.07.062006/1060
Sections 98 to 13306.04.062006/1060
Section 134 (remainder)06.07.062006/1060
Sections 135 to 14706.04.062006/1060
Section 17906.06.052005/1451
Section 18104.07.052005/1729
Sections 191 to 19406.06.052005/1451
Section 220 (remainder)17.02.052005/326
Section 22117.02.052005/326
Section 22327.04.052005/1120
Section 225 (remainder)02.01.072006/3191
Section 22602.01.072006/3191
Section 22717.02.052005/326
Section 229 (remainder)04.07.052005/1729
Sections 230 and 23104.07.052005/1729
Section 23206.04.062006/1060
Sections 235 and 23606.04.062006/1060
Section 23715.06.052005/1451
Sections 238 to 24306.04.062006/1060
Section 265(1), in so far as it relates to paragraphs 2 to 6, 8 to 36 and 38 to 44 of Schedule 1506.04.062006/1060
Section 265(1), in so far as it relates to paragraph 47 of Schedule 1502.01.072006/3191
Section 266, in so far as it relates to the repeals listed in article 2(1)(e) of S.I. No 2006/106006.04.062006/1060
Schedules 1 to 706.04.062006/1060
Schedule 13 (remainder)04.07.052005/1729
Schedule 15, paragraphs 2 to 6, 8 to 36, and 38 to 4406.04.062006/1060
Schedule 15, paragraph 4702.01.072006/3191
Schedule 16, in so far as it relates to the repeals listed in article 2(1)(e) of S.I. No 2006/106006.04.062006/1060
(1)

2004 c.34. The powers conferred by sections 270(4) and (5) are exercisable, as respects England, by the Secretary of State and, as respects Wales, by the National Assembly for Wales. See the definition of the appropriate national authority in section 261(1) of the Housing Act 2004.

(2)

So far as a provision of the Housing Act 2004 Act confers a power to make an order or regulations exercisable by the Secretary of State it came into force on the passing of that Act by virtue of section 270(s)(b) of the Act. Section 266 has already been brought into force partially by an earlier commencement order. (See SI 2006/1060.)

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