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The Warm Home Discount (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2015

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Amendment of the Warm Home Discount Regulations 2011

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3.  In regulation 2(1)—

(a)in the appropriate places insert—

“eligible occupier of a mobile home” means an occupier of a mobile home—

(a)

who is, or whose partner is, in receipt of state pension credit, or

(b)

who would be eligible to be a broader group customer if they were a domestic customer of a scheme supplier;,

“energy advice” means advice on reducing or preventing the wastage of energy in domestic premises;,

“mobile home” has the meaning given in section 5 of the Mobile Homes Act 1983(1); ,

“non-gas fuelled”, in relation to a property, means a property where the main space heating system is not—

(a)

fuelled by mains gas,

(b)

a district heating system,

where “mains gas” is a supply of the kind mentioned in section 5(1)(b) of the Gas Act 1986(2), and a “district heating system” is a system that delivers heat through pipes or conduits to two or more domestic premises;,,

“occupier” in relation to a mobile home means the occupier of that mobile home within the meaning given in section 1 of the Mobile Homes Act 1983(3);,

“second commencement date” means the date on which the Warm Home Discount (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2015 come into force;,

(b)in the definition of “the prescribed rebate”, in paragraph (d) for “year 4” substitute “years 4 and 5”,

(c)in the definition of “scheme year”—

(i)for “2012 to 2014” substitute “2012 to 2015”,

(ii)for “1 to 4” substitute “1 to 5”,

(iii)for “or 2014” substitute “, 2014 or 2015”.

(2)

1986 c. 44. Section 5(1)(b) was amended by S.I. 2012/2400.

(3)

Section 1 was substituted for England and Wales by section 206(1) of the Housing Act 2004 (c. 34), and amended by section 9 of the Mobile Homes Act 2013 (c. 14), and by S.I.s 2011/1003, 2011/1004, 2011/1005, 2012/899, 2013/1722 and 2014/11. Section 1 was substituted for Scotland by section 167 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2006 asp 1.

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