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Houses in Multiple Occupation Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

Section 73: Power to obtain information from other persons

This section outlines that the council may require a “relevant person” to provide the council, in writing, any “relevant information” under that person’s custody or control. The section then goes on to list those considered as “relevant persons” for this purpose (which are different from those for purposes of sections 71 and 72) e.g. NIHE, educational institutions, estate agents, etc.  The section also sets out what is considered “relevant information” e.g. information which indicates a building or part of a building may be an HMO.

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