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Regulation of Registered Social Landlords (Wales) Act 2018

Housing Act 1996 (c. 52)

110.Sections 8(3), 9, 10, 11(1), 12A(1) and 13(1) of the 1996 Act are amended in order to remove references to the requirement for RSLs to obtain the consent of the Welsh Ministers because this requirement has been removed and replaced with a duty to notify the Welsh Ministers.

111.Section 16 of the 1996 Act is amended to reflect the fact that the disposal proceeds fund will cease to exist.

112.Section 36 of the 1996Act allows the Welsh Ministers to issue guidance with respect to the management of housing accommodation in England by RSLs. Subsection (7) is removed to remove references to the concept of “misconduct and mismanagement” which has been removed by the Act.

113.Amendments are made to section 42 to reflect the removal of section 10 of the 1996 Act.

114.Section 52 is amended to include reference to the new order making power in Chapter 1A of the 1996 Act.

115.Section 63 of the 1996 Act is amended to add a definition of “notify” as “notify in writing”.

116.In Schedule 1 to the 1996 Act, amendments are made to remove references to “misconduct or mismanagement”.

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