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Article 4

SCHEDULE 2Transitional and saving provisions

Provision for continuity in the exercise of functions

1.—(1) This article is subject to paragraphs 2 to 5 of this Schedule.

(2) Anything which, before the commencement date, is in the process of being done by, on behalf of or in relation to the Agency in or in relation to Greater London may be continued, on and after that date, by or on behalf of or in relation to the Authority.

(3) Anything done (or having effect as if done) by or in relation to the Agency in or in relation to Greater London before the commencement date, has effect on and after that date as if done by or in relation to the Authority, so far as that is required for continuing its effect on and after that date.

(4) The reference in paragraphs (2) and (3) to anything done, or in the process of being done, by or in relation to the Agency includes without limitation any applications made or any authorisations or notices given, to, by or in relation to the Agency in or in relation to Greater London.

Right to buy

2.  Any notice served on the Agency under section 151B(3) or (4) of the Housing Act 1985(1) (mortgage for securing redemption of landlord’s share) before the commencement date in relation to housing in Greater London shall have effect on and after the commencement date as if it were served on the Authority.

3.  The Housing (Service Charge Loans) Regulations 1992 shall, on and after the commencement date, apply in relation to any loan which relates to housing in Greater London given by the Agency under regulation 5 of those Regulations before the commencement date as if the loan had been made by the Authority.

Loan agreements

4.  The provisions of the Consumer Credit (Exempt Agreements) Order 1989 shall, on and after the commencement date, continue to apply to any agreement made by the Agency before the commencement date which relates to housing in Greater London, as if the agreement had been made by the Authority.

Determinations

5.  Until such time as a new determination is made by the Authority, any determination made under section 32 of the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008(2) by the Agency before the commencement date continues to have effect in relation to housing in Greater London on and after that date.

(1)

1985 c.68. Section 151B was inserted by the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 c. 28. It was amended by S.I. 2010/866. Other amendments have been made but are not relevant to this Order.