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The Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1992


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Regulated tenancy standards

98.—(1) In Article 8 of the Rent (Northern Ireland) Order 1978(1) (restricted and regulated rent certificates), for paragraph (7) there shall be substituted the following paragraphs—

(7) A dwelling-house satisfies the regulated tenancy standards if it is fit for human habitation.

(7A) Article 46 of the Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (standard of fitness for human habitation) shall apply for the purposes of paragraph (7) as if for any reference in that Article to the Executive there were substituted a reference to a district council.

(2) Nothing in this Article shall affect the validity of a regulated rent certificate issued under Article 8 of the Rent (Northern Ireland) Order 1978(2) before the day of the coming into operation of this Article.

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