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Housing (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

Background and Policy Objectives

3.The purpose of this Act is to enhance the existing legislative framework in a number of areas, including homelessness.  The provisions fall into the following categories:

  • recommendations emerging from earlier consultation;

  • amendments aimed at clarifying existing legislation;

  • amendment required as a consequence of judicial review; and

  • technical amendments.

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Text created by the Northern Ireland Assembly department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes accompany all Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly.


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