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Statutory Instruments

2018 No. 393 (C. 32)

Housing, England

The Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Commencement No. 8) Regulations 2018

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21st March 2018

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 216(3) and (4) of the Housing and Planning Act 2016(1), makes the following Regulations:

Citation

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Housing and Planning Act 2016 (Commencement No. 8) Regulations 2018.

Provisions coming into force on 6th April 2018

2.  In so far as they are not already commenced, the following provisions of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 come into force on 6th April 2018—

(a)sections 13 to 48;

(b)Schedules 1 to 3.

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

Heather Wheeler

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State

Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government

21st March 2018

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations bring into force on 6th April 2018 all those provisions of Part 2 of, and Schedules 1 to 3 to, the Housing and Planning Act 2016 (c. 22) (“the Act”) which are not already in force. These relate to rogue landlords and property agents in England.

Chapter 2 of Part 2 of the Act makes provision for banning orders (orders made by the First-tier Tribunal banning a person from certain activities where they have been convicted of a banning order offence). This includes provision for the duration and effect of a banning order. Chapter 3 of Part 2 makes provision in relation to the database of rogue landlords and property agents. This requires the Secretary of State to establish and operate a database of rogue landlords and property agents. Chapter 4 of Part 2 of the Act makes provision in relation to rent repayment orders. A rent repayment order is an order made by the First-tier Tribunal requiring a landlord to repay a specified amount of rent.

Schedules 1 to 3 make supplemental provision in relation to banning orders.

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT REGULATIONS

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

The following provisions of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 are brought into operation by earlier commencement regulations:

ProvisionDate of CommencementS.I. No.
Sections 9 to 1131st October 20162016/733
Section 123rd November 20172017/1052
Section 14(3) and (4) (partially)3rd November 20172017/1052
Section 23(8)3rd November 20172017/1052
Section 26 (partially)3rd November 20172017/1052
Section 333rd November 20172017/1052
Section 40 to 46 (partially)6th April 20172017/281
Section 47(1) and (2)6th April 20172017/281
Section 47(3)10th March 20172017/281
Section 48 (partially)6th April 20172017/281
Section 49 to 526th April 20172017/281
Section 536th April 20172017/281
Sections 54 to 566th April 20172017/281
Sections 64 and 6526th May 20162016/609
Section 6613th July 20162016/733
Sections 67 and 6826th May 20162016/609
Sections 80 to 911st October 20162016/956
Section 926th April 20172017/75
Sections 93 and 943rd February 20172017/75
Section 102(2) to (6)3rd February 20172017/75
Section 126 (partially)10th March 20172017/281
Section 1266th April 20172017/281
Sections 128 and 1296th April 20172017/281
Section 1316th April 20172017/281
Section 1321st October 20162016/733
Section 133 to 13519th March 20182018/251
Sections 141 and 1421st October 20162016/733
Sections 143 and 14413th July 20162016/733
Sections 145(1) to 145(4)1st October 20162016/733
Section 145(5)26th May 20162016/609
Sections 146 to 1481st October 20162016/733
Sections 150(4) and 150(5)13th July 20162016/733
Sections 152(2) to 152(4)13th July 20162016/733
Section 15413th July 20162016/733
Section 1561st October 20162016/733
Section 1606th April 20172017/281
Sections 169 and 17013th July 20162016/733
Section 1711st October 20162016/733
Sections 172 to 17913th July 20162016/733
Sections 180 and 1816th April 20182018/251
Section 18213th July 20162016/733
Section 183 (partially)1st October 20162016/956
Section 183 (partially)3rd February 20172017/75
Section 183 (all remaining purposes)6th April 20172017/281
Sections 184 to 1893rd February 20172017/75
Section 19013th July 20162016/733
Section 1913rd February 20172017/75
Section 192 to 1956th April 20182018/251
Section 196(1) to 196(2)(a)6th April 20182018/251
Section 196(3) (partially)6th April 20172017/281
Sections 197 and 1986th April 20182018/251
Section 199(1)3rd February 20172017/75
Section 199(2) (partially)3rd February 20172017/75
Section 2003rd February 20172017/75
Sections 201 to 20613th July 20162016/733
Schedule 3 – paragraphs 5(3) and 93rd November 20172017/1052
Schedule 46th April 20162017/75
Schedule 9 – paragraph 710th March 20172017/281
Schedule 9 – for all remaining purposes6th April 20172017/281
Schedule 111st October 20162016/733
Schedule 12 (excluding paragraph 27)13th July 20162016/733
Schedule 1413th July 20162016/733
Schedule 15 – paragraphs 1, 2(1), 2(2), 3(1) and 3(2) (partially)1st October 20162016/956
Schedule 15 – paragraphs 1 to 7 (partially)3rd February 20172017/75
Schedule 15 – paragraph 81st October 20162016/956
Schedule 15 – paragraphs 1 to 7 (for all remaining purposes)6th April 20172017/281
Schedule 1613th July 20162016/733
Schedule 173rd February 20172017/75
Schedule 18 – paragraphs 1 to 93rd February 20172017/75
Schedule 1913th July 20162016/733

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