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The Housing (Wales) Act 2014 (Commencement No. 3 and Transitory, Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2015

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Title and interpretation

  3. 2.Provisions coming into force on 27 April 2015

  4. 3.Provision coming into force on 1 July 2015

  5. 4.Transitory, transitional and saving provisions

  6. 5.Saving provision in relation to the Allocation of Housing and Homelessness (Eligibility) (Wales) Regulations 2014

  7. 6.Transitory modification to the Act

  8. 7.Transitional provision in relation to pending applications for accommodation or assistance

  9. 8.Transitory modification to the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970

  10. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      Provisions of the Act coming into force on 27 April 2015

      1. 1.Section 50 (duty to carry out a homelessness review and...

      2. 2.Section 51 (homelessness reviews) for all purposes;

      3. 3.Section 52 (homelessness strategies) for all purposes;

      4. 4.Section 53 (overview of this chapter) for all purposes;

      5. 5.Section 54 (application of key terms) for all purposes;

      6. 6.Section 55 (meaning of homelessness and threatened homelessness) for all...

      7. 7.Section 56 (meaning of accommodation available for occupation) for all...

      8. 8.Section 57 (whether it is reasonable to continue to occupy...

      9. 9.Section 58 (meaning of abuse and domestic abuse) for all...

      10. 10.Section 59 (suitability of accommodation) for all remaining purposes;

      11. 11.Section 60 (duty to provide information, advice and assistance in...

      12. 12.Section 61 (eligibility for help under this chapter) for all...

      13. 13.Section 62 (duty to assess) for all purposes;

      14. 14.Section 63 (notice of the outcome of assessment) for all...

      15. 15.Section 64 (how to secure or help to secure the...

      16. 16.Section 65 (meaning of help to secure) for all purposes;...

      17. 17.Section 66 (duty to help to prevent an applicant from...

      18. 18.Section 67 (circumstances in which the duty in section 66...

      19. 19.Section 68 (interim duty to secure accommodation for homeless applicants...

      20. 20.Section 69 (circumstances in which the duty in section 68...

      21. 21.Section 70 (priority need for accommodation) for all purposes;

      22. 22.Section 71 (meaning of vulnerable in section 70) for all...

      23. 23.Section 72 (power to amend or repeal provisions about priority...

      24. 24.Section 73 (duty to help to secure accommodation for homeless...

      25. 25.Section 74 (circumstances in which the duty in section 73...

      26. 26.Section 75(1), (2) and (4) (duty to secure accommodation for...

      27. 27.Section 76 (circumstances in which the duty in section 75...

      28. 28.Section 77 (meaning of intentionally homeless) for all purposes;

      29. 29.Section 78(2) (deciding to have regard to intentionality) for the...

      30. 30.Section 79 (further circumstances in which the duties to help...

      31. 31.Section 80 (referral of case to another local housing authority)...

      32. 32.Section 81 (local connection) for all remaining purposes;

      33. 33.Section 82 (duties to applicant whose case is considered for...

      34. 34.Section 83 (cases referred from a local housing authority in...

      35. 35.Section 84 (notice that duties have ended) for all purposes;...

      36. 36.Section 85 (right to request review) for all purposes;

      37. 37.Section 86 (procedure on review) for all remaining purposes;

      38. 38.Section 87 (effect of a decision on review or appeal...

      39. 39.Section 88 (right of appeal to county court on point...

      40. 40.Section 89 (appeals against refusal to accommodate pending appeal) for...

      41. 41.Section 90 (charges) for all purposes;

      42. 42.Section 91 (out-of-area placement) for all purposes;

      43. 43.Section 92 (interim accommodation: arrangements with private landlord) for all...

      44. 44.Section 93 (protection of property) for all purposes;

      45. 45.Section 94 (protection of property: supplementary provisions) for all purposes;...

      46. 46.Section 95 (co-operation) for all remaining purposes;

      47. 47.Section 96 (co-operation in certain cases involving children) for all...

      48. 48.Section 97 (false statements, withholding information and failure to disclose...

      49. 49.Section 98 (guidance) for all remaining purposes;

      50. 50.Section 99 (interpretation of this chapter and index of defined...

      51. 51.Section 100 (consequential amendments) for all purposes;

      52. 52.Schedule 2 for all remaining purposes; and

      53. 53.Part 1 of Schedule 3 for all purposes.

  11. Explanatory Note

  12. Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

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