Transitional provision in relation to pending applications for accommodation or assistance

7.—(1) This article comes in force on 27 April 2015.

(2) This article applies in relation to an applicant who has applied, before the 27 April 2015, to a local housing authority for accommodation or assistance in obtaining accommodation under Part 7 of the Housing Act 1996(1).

(3) Notwithstanding articles 2 and 3, Part 7 of the Housing Act 1996 continues in force in relation to such applicants.