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Housing (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 2 – Consultation

11..This section describes the consultation procedure that the authority must undertake before applying to the Welsh Ministers for a direction to suspend the right to buy in its area.

12.Subsection (2) states that the authority must seek views on whether there is a need to apply for such a direction to suspend the right to buy.

13.Subsection (3)(a)-(d) identifies the persons to be consulted. They include –


each social housing provider which appears to the authority to be a landlord of a dwelling-house in the authority’s area and which the authority considers would be affected if its application for a direction were granted,


any body appearing to represent the interests of tenants of those dwelling-houses in the authority’s area where the landlords are social housing providers and the tenants of those dwelling-houses would be affected if the application for a direction is granted,


any other authority whose area is adjacent to the area to which it is proposed that the direction is to apply, and


other persons as the authority considers appropriate.

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