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Statutory Instruments

2013 No. 722 (C. 33)

Housing, England

The Localism Act 2011 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2013

Made

26th March 2013

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 240(2) and (7) of the Localism Act 2011(1), makes the following Order:

Citation and interpretation

1.  (1)  This Order may be cited as the Localism Act 2011 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2013.

(2) In this Order—

“the Act” means the Localism Act 2011; and

“the commencement date” means 1st April 2013.

Provisions coming into force on the commencement date in relation to England

2.  The following provisions of the Act come into force on the commencement date in relation to England—

(a)section 180(1) so far as it inserts paragraphs 7A, 7B and 7C into Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1996(2);

(b)section 180(2) and (3);

(c)section 181; and

(d)section 182.

Transitional provisions in relation to complaints against a social landlord

3.  (1)  This article applies to a complaint which, before the commencement date—

(a)was duly made to a housing ombudsman under a scheme approved by the Secretary of State under paragraph 3 of Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1996; and

(b)has not yet been determined by the ombudsman.

(2) Where this article applies, a complaint is deemed to be duly made in accordance with paragraphs 7A, 7B and 7C of Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1996 (as inserted by section 180(1) of the Act).

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Mark Prisk

Minister of State

Department for Communities and Local Government

26th March 2013

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

Article 3 of this Order brings into force, in relation to England, sections 180 to 182 of the Localism Act 2011 (matters relating to the housing ombudsman) from the commencement date. The insertion of paragraph 7D into Schedule 2 to the Housing Act 1996 by section 180(1) of the Localism Act 2011 is not commenced.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

Provision

Date of Commencement

S.I. No.

Section 1 partially as to England and Wales18th February 20122012/411
Section 1(7) and Schedule 4 as to England and Wales4th April 20122012/1008
Sections 2 to 7 as to England18th February 20122012/411
Section 8 as to England and Wales3rd December 20112011/2896
18th February 20122012/411
Sections 9 and 10 partially as to England and Wales18th February 20122012/411
Sections 11 to 14 as to England and Wales18th February 20122012/411
Sections 15 to 19 as to England and Wales3rd December 20112011/2896
15th January 20122012/57
Section 20 partially as to England and Wales3rd December 20112011/2896
15th January 20122012/57
Section 21 and Schedule 2 as to England and Wales3rd December 20112011/2896
15th January 20122012/57
9th March 20122012/628
4th May 20122012/1008
Chapter 4 of Part 1 as to England and Wales, so far as not yet in force15th January 20122012/57
Schedule 22 and Schedule 3 as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
9th March 20122012/628
4th May 20122012/1008
Section 24 as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
Section 26 and Schedule 4 partially as to England and Wales31st January 20122012/57
1st April 20122012/628
7th June 20122012/1463
1st July 20122012/1463
22nd November 20122012/2913
Sections 27 to 29 partially as to England and Wales7th June 20122012/1463
1st July 20122012/1463
Section 30 partially as to England and Wales31st January 20122012/57
Section 30 as to England and Wales so far as not yet in force1st July 20122012/1463
Sections 31 and 33 partially as to England and Wales7th June 20122012/1463
1st July 20122012/1463
Section 35 partially as to England and Wales7th June 20122012/1463
Section 36 partially as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
Section 36 as to England and Wales so far as not yet in force22nd November 20122012/2913
Section 46 as to England1st April 20122012/628
Sections 48 to 57 as to England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland31st May 20122012/1008
Sections 68 and 69 as to England3rd December 20112011/2896
15th January 20122012/1463
1st April 20122012/628
Section 70 as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
Sections 72 to 79 and Schedules 5 to 7 as to England and Wales3rd December 20112011/2896
Sections 81 to 85 partially as to England and Wales27th June 20122012/1463
Sections 87 to 108 as to England save for sections 88(6)(b), 89(2)(b)(ii), 101(4)(b), 106(3) and 108(1)(b) in respect of the definition of “appropriate authority” in relation to Wales.21st September 20122012/2420
Section 115 as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
Sections 116 and 121 and Schedules 9 to 12 partially as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
6th April 20122012/628
3rd August 20122012/2029
Section 123 to 127 as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
6th April 20122012/628
Section 128 to 142 and Schedule 123 as to England, Wales and Scotland15th January 20122012/57
1st April 20122012/628
Section 145 partially as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
7th June 20122012/1463
Sections 146 and 147(2)(3)(4) and (5) partially as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
Section 150 to 153 as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
18th June 20122012/1463
15th January 20122012/57
Sections 154 and 155 as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
1st April 20122012/628
Section 156 to 161 and Schedule 14 as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
1st April 20122012/68
4th April 20122012/1008
Section 162 partially as to England and Wales1st April 20122012/628
Sections 163 and 1641st April 20122012/628
Section 165 partially as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
Section 165 as to England and Wales so far as not yet in force1st April 20122012/628
Section 166 as to England and Wales1st April 20122012/628
Section 176 as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
Sections 178 and 179 and Schedules 16 and 17 as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
1st April 20122012/628
Section 184 as to England and Wales6th April 20122012/628
Section 185 as to England and Wales1st April 20122012/628
Section 186 partially as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
Section 186 to 195 as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
31st March 20122012/628
1st April 20122012/628
3rd May 20122012/1008
Section 197 partially as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
Sections 223 to 231 and Schedule 23 as to England and Wales15th January 20122012/57
3rd May 20122012/1008
Section 232 as to England and Wales6th April 20122012/628
Section 233 and Schedule 24 as to England and Wales30th March 20122012/628
Section 237 partially and Parts 1, 2 (partially), 3 to 5, 7, 9 to 13, 18 to 21, 26, 27, and 30 to 34 of Schedule 25 as to England and Wales

15th January 2012

31st January 2012

18th February 2012

9th March 2012

2012/57

2012/57

2012/411

2012/628

31st March 20122012/628
1st April 20122012/628
4th April 20122012/1008
6th April 20122012/628
3rd May 20122012/1008
7th June 20122012/1463
3rd August 20122012/2029
22nd November 20122012/2913

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