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Housing (Wales) Measure 2011

Section 66 - Award

152.This section inserts a new section 50Q into the 1996 Act which specifies the process for giving a notice to a RSL that requires payment of compensation, and the content of that notice. Compensation is awarded by the Welsh Ministers giving written notice (a “compensation notice”) to the RSL and the person or persons to be compensated.

153.Subsection (2) of new section 50Q provides that compensation notices must set out:

  • the grounds on which compensation is awarded,

  • the amount of the compensation award,

  • the person or persons who are to be compensated,

  • the period within which that compensation must be paid, and

  • any interest or additional compensation payable in the event of late payment.

154.The notice may require the RSL to publish information about the award and must explain the effects of sections 50U (enforcement) and 50V (appeal) of the 1996 Act.

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