The Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 (Registration of Local Authorities) Order 2010

Housing Act 1985

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9.  (1)  Section 27 (management agreements) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (4), for “Secretary of State” substitute “appropriate Minister”.

(3) In subsection (6), for “Secretary of State”, in each place it occurs, substitute “appropriate authority”.

(4) In subsection (7)—

(a)for “Secretary of State” substitute “appropriate authority”, and

(b)for “his approval” substitute “the appropriate authority’s approval”.

(5) In subsection (8), for “Secretary of State”, in each place it occurs, substitute “appropriate authority”.

(6) In subsection (10), for the words from “the approval” to “his approval” substitute “the approval of the appropriate authority, the appropriate authority may extend the moratorium period if it is satisfied that it will not give its approval”.

(7) In subsection (11), for “Secretary of State” substitute “appropriate authority”.

(8) In subsection (12), for “Secretary of State” substitute “appropriate authority”.

(9) In subsection (16), for “Secretary of State” substitute “appropriate Minister”.

(10) In subsection (17), for paragraph (c) substitute—

(c)shall be made by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of—

(i)in the case of regulations made by the Secretary of State, a resolution of either House of Parliament;

(ii)in the case of regulations made by the Welsh Ministers, a resolution of the National Assembly for Wales.

(11) For subsection (18) substitute—

(18) In this section—

“sub-agreement” means an agreement made by a manager and another person pursuant to a provision included in an agreement by virtue of subsection (5)(a);

“the appropriate authority” means—

(a)

in relation to a local housing authority in England which is a registered provider of social housing, the Regulator of Social Housing;

(b)

in relation to any other local housing authority in England, the Secretary of State;

(c)

in relation to a local housing authority in Wales, the Welsh Ministers;

“the appropriate Minister” means—

(a)

in relation to a local housing authority in England, the Secretary of State;

(b)

in relation to a local housing authority in Wales, the Welsh Ministers.