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Regulation of Registered Social Landlords (Wales) Act 2018

Powers exercisable in respect of officers and management of registered social landlord

Section 8 - Appointment of manager of registered social landlord

52.Section 8 amends the threshold at which the Welsh Ministers can appoint a manager of an RSL under paragraph 15F of Schedule 1. The threshold had been that the Welsh Ministers were satisfied that there had been misconduct or mismanagement in the RSL’s affairs, it is now that they are satisfied that the RSL has failed to comply with a requirement imposed by or under an enactment.

53.As a result the position is as follows:

  • If the Welsh Ministers are satisfied that an RSL has failed to comply with a requirement imposed by or under an enactment, the Welsh Ministers can appoint an individual as a manager of the RSL, or require the RSL to appoint an individual as a manager.

  • The appointment or requirement may relate to the management of the RSL generally, or specified affairs.

  • This paragraph does not apply where the failure relates only to the RSL’s provision of housing in England.

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