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Part 4SInquiries and information

Code of practiceS

51Code of practice: inquiriesS

(1)The Regulator must issue a code of practice on inquiries setting out how it intends to make inquiries and otherwise perform its functions under this Part.

(2)The code of practice may, in particular, set out examples of situations in which it may make inquiries, arrange for surveys or audits or require information to be provided.

(3)The code of practice must be kept under review and must be re-issued (with any revisions which the Regulator thinks appropriate) at least once every 5 years.

(4)Before issuing a code of practice, the Regulator must consult—


(b)tenants of social landlords or their representatives,

(c)homeless persons or bodies representing the interests of homeless persons,

(d)recipients of housing services provided by social landlords or their representatives,

(e)social landlords or their representatives,

(f)secured creditors of registered social landlords or their representatives, and

(g)the Accounts Commission for Scotland.

(5)The Regulator must make arrangements for bringing the issued code of practice to the attention of social landlords.

Commencement Information

I1S. 51 in force at 1.4.2011 for specified purposes by S.S.I. 2011/96, art. 2, Sch.

I2S. 51 in force at 1.4.2012 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2012/39, art. 2, Sch. 1 (with Sch. 2)