Priority of mortgages: saving
12. (1) The priority provisions continue to apply on and after the commencement date in relation to the priority of mortgages (whether entered into before, on or after that date) securing a person’s liability to make payments to English registered social landlords or private registered providers of social housing.
(2) In their application by virtue of sub-paragraph (1), the priority provisions have effect—
(a)without any amendments or repeals of them which are brought into force by this Order, and
(b)as if references to social landlords or registered social landlords—
(i)in relation to times, circumstances or purposes before the commencement date, related only to English registered social landlords, and
(ii)in relation to times, circumstances or purposes on and after the commencement date, were references to private registered providers of social housing.
(3) In this paragraph “the priority provisions” means articles 2 and 4 of the Social Landlords (Permissible Additional Purposes or Objects) Order 1996(1) and article 3 of the Social Landlords (Additional Purposes or Objects) Order 1999(2) and any other enactment, instrument or other document so far as it has effect under or otherwise in connection with those articles.