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Regulation of Registered Social Landlords (Wales) Act 2018

Section 81 of the Housing Act 1988

79.Section 81 of the Housing Act 1988 relates to subsequent disposals by RSLs where the original disposal was by a housing action trust.

80.Under section 81 of the Housing Act 1988, if a housing action trust wished to dispose of a house which was the subject of a secure tenancy or an introductory tenancy to an RSL, the conveyance needed to include a requirement that the consent of the Welsh Ministers (if the land was in Wales) or the Secretary of State (if the land was in England) was required in the event that the RSL wished subsequently to dispose of the house.

81.Section 81 is repealed with the effect that RSLs are not required to obtain the consent of the Welsh Ministers or the Secretary of State before they dispose of the a house referred to in the paragraph above.

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