PART 5Miscellaneous

76Crime prevention on housing land

(1)This section applies in a borough in respect of which the borough council has appointed a day in respect of section 5 (crime prevention) of the London Local Authorities (No. 2) Act 1990 (c. xxx).

(2)Subsection (1) of the said section 5 is amended by the insertion, after paragraph (h), of the following paragraph—

(ha)carrying out works consisting of fences, gates, locking devices or other works to prevent persons, other than residents of premises situated on the land, gaining access to any part of any land (other than a highway) held by them for the purposes of Part II of the Housing Act 1985 (c. 68);.

(3)After subsection (4) of the said section 5, the following subsection is inserted—

(4A)The power under subsection (1)(ha) above may be exercised whether or not requested by residents of premises situated on the land..