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Houses in Multiple Occupation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 47: Requirement not to permit new residents

Section 47 is very similar in its effect to Section 46, except that it covers occupation by new residents i.e. anyone not resident when the notice was served.  This allows the existing situation to continue, even if the house is “overcrowded”.

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