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Housing (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

Section 17: Amendment of Article 55 of the Order of 2006

Article 55(5) of the Private Tenancies (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 allows the Department to make orders providing for the increase of registered rents. Section 17 provides that such orders shall be subject to the negative resolution procedure, thereby giving the Assembly a degree of control over orders made under Article 55(5).

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