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SCHEDULE 1AMENDMENTS CONSEQUENTIAL ON ARTICLE 3

Rent Act 1977

1.—(1) Section 116 of the Rent Act 1977 (consent of tenant)(1), is amended in accordance with sub-paragraphs (2) to (4) below.

(2) In subsection (2), for “the condition specified in subsection (3)” substitute “either of the conditions specified in subsections (3) and (3A)”.

(3) In subsection (3), for “condition” substitute “first of the conditions referred to in subsection (2) above”.

(4) After subsection (3), insert the following subsection—

(3A) The second of those conditions is that assistance was or is to be provided in relation to the carrying out of the works under article 3 of the Regulatory Reform (Housing Assistance) (England and Wales) Order 2002.

Landlord and Tenant Act 1985

2.  In section 20A of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (limitation of service charges: grant-aided works)(2), in subsection (1), after “earlier enactment”, insert “or article 3 of the Regulatory Reform (Housing Assistance) (England and Wales) Order 2002 (power of local housing authorities to provide assistance)”.

Local Government Act 1988

3.  In section 25 of the Local Government Act 1988 (consent required for provision of financial assistance etc)(3), in subsection (2)(f), at the end of sub-paragraph (iii) insert—

or

(iv)article 3 of the Regulatory Reform (Housing Assistance) (England and Wales) Order 2002 (power of local housing authorities to provide assistance).

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SCHEDULE 2AMENDMENTS OF EXISTING POWER TO ADVANCE MONEY

PART 1AMENDMENT OF SECTION 435 OF THE HOUSING ACT 1985

1.  Section 435 of the Housing Act 1985 (power of local authorities to advance money) is amended in accordance with paragraphs 2 and 3 below.

2.  In subsection (1), omit paragraph (d) and the word “or” immediately preceding that paragraph.

3.  After subsection (1), insert the following subsection—

(1A) A local authority which is not a local housing authority may advance money to a person—

(a)for the purpose of altering, enlarging, repairing or improving a house, or

(b)for the purpose of facilitating the repayment of an amount outstanding on a previous loan made for any of those purposes..

PART 2AMENDMENT OF SECTION 435: CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS TO 1985 ACT

4.—(1) The 1985 Act is amended in accordance with sub-paragraphs (2) to (4) below.

(2) In section 436 (terms of advance), in subsection (4), for “section 435(1)(b) to (d)” substitute “section 435(1)(b) and (c) and (1A)”.

(3) In section 439 (requirements as to fitness of premises, &c.)—

(a)in subsection (2), for “subsection (1)(b) to (d)” substitute “subsections (1)(b) and (c) and (1A)”; and

(b)in subsection (3)—

(i)for “section 435(1)” substitute “subsection (1) of section 435”,

(ii)after “(repayment of previous loan)” insert “or in subsection (1A)(b) of that section (repayment of previous loan for improvements etc)”, and

(iii)in paragraph (b), for the words from “paragraph” to the end substitute—

(i)subsection (1)(c) of that section (conversion), or

(ii)subsection (1A)(a) of that section (improvements, etc),

as the case may be..

(4) In section 442 (agreement by local authority to indemnify mortgagee), in subsection (1A)(4), after “subsection (1)”, insert “or (1A)”.

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SCHEDULE 3AMENDMENT OF THE HOUSING GRANTS, CONSTRUCTION AND REGENERATION ACT 1996

1.  In Part 1 of the 1996 Act, Chapter 1 (the main grants) is amended in accordance with paragraphs 2 to 26 below.

2.  In section 1 (grants for improvements and repairs, &c.)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)omit paragraphs (a) and (b) (and the word “and” at the end of paragraph (b)); and

(ii)in paragraph (c), for the words from “in dwellings” to the end, substitute—

(i)in dwellings, qualifying houseboats and qualifying park homes, and

(ii)in the common parts of buildings containing one or more flats.;

(b)omit subsections (2) to (5); and

(c)in subsection (6), for the words from “, without more” to the end, substitute “means a grant under subsection (1) above”.

3.  Sections 4 to 18 shall cease to have effect.

4.—(1) Section 19 (disabled facilities grants: owner’s and tenant’s applications) is amended in accordance with sub-paragraphs (2) to (4) below.

(2) In subsection (1)—

(a)omit “disabled facilities”; and

(b)at the end of paragraph (b), insert—

, or

(c)that the applicant is an occupier (alone or jointly with others) of a qualifying houseboat or a qualifying park home..

(3) In subsection (2)—

(a)after ““tenant’s application””, insert “or an “occupier’s application””; and

(b)omit “disabled facilities”.

(4) In subsections (4) and (5), omit “disabled facilities” (in each place where those words appear).

5.  In the following provisions—

(a)section 20 (disabled facilities grants: the disabled occupant),

(b)section 21 (disabled facilities grants: certificate required in case of owner’s application),

(c)section 22 (disabled facilities grants: certificates required in case of tenant’s application),

omit “disabled facilities” (in each place where those words appear).

6.  After section 22 insert the following section—

Certificates required in case of occupier’s application

22A.(1) A local housing authority shall not entertain an occupier’s application for a grant unless it is accompanied by an occupier’s certificate.

(2) An “occupier’s certificate”, for the purposes of an application for a grant, certifies—

(a)that the application is an occupier’s application, and

(b)that the applicant intends that he (if he is the disabled occupant) or the disabled occupant will live in the qualifying houseboat or qualifying park home (as the case may be) as his only or main residence throughout the grant condition period or for such shorter period as his health and other relevant circumstances permit.

(3) Except where the authority consider it unreasonable in the circumstances to require such a certificate, they shall not entertain an occupier’s application for a grant unless it is also accompanied by a consent certificate from each person (other than the applicant) who at the time of the application—

(a)is entitled to possession of the premises at which the qualifying houseboat is moored or, as the case may be, the pitch on which the qualifying park home is stationed; or

(b)is entitled to dispose of the qualifying houseboat or, as the case may be, the qualifying park home.

(4) A “consent certificate”, for the purposes of subsection (3), certifies that the person by whom the certificate is given consents to the carrying out of the relevant works..

7.  In section 23 (disabled facilities grants: purposes for which grant must or may be given)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)omit “disabled facilities”;

(ii)in paragraph (a), for “the dwelling or” (in the first place where those words appear), substitute—

(i)the dwelling, qualifying houseboat or qualifying park home, or

(ii);

(iii)in paragraph (b), for “the dwelling or building safe” substitute—

(i)the dwelling, qualifying houseboat or qualifying park home, or

(ii)the building,

safe; and

(iv)in each of paragraphs (i) and (k), after “the dwelling” (in the first place where those words appear), insert “, qualifying houseboat or qualifying park home” and for “in the dwelling” substitute “there”;

(b)omit subsection (2); and

(c)in subsection (3), omit “or the purpose mentioned in subsection (2)”.

8.  In section 24 (disabled facilities grants: approval of application)—

(a)for subsection (1), substitute the following subsection—

(1) The local housing authority shall approve an application for a grant for purposes within section 23(1), subject to the following provisions.;

(b)in subsection (3)(b), for “the dwelling or” substitute—

(i)the dwelling, qualifying houseboat or qualifying park home, or

(ii)the; and

(c)omit “disabled facilities” (in each place where those words appear).

9.  Sections 25 to 28 shall cease to have effect.

10.  In section 29 (restriction on grants for works already begun)—

(a)in subsection (3)—

(i)after “dwelling”, insert “, qualifying houseboat, qualifying park home or”; and

(ii)omit “or house or other building”;

(b)in subsection (4), omit “Subject as follows,”; and

(c)omit subsections (5) and (6).

11.  In section 30 (means testing in case of application by owner-occupier or tenant)—

(a)omit subsections (1) to (3);

(b)in subsection (4), omit “disabled facilities”; and

(c)in subsection (5), omit “(3) or”.

12.  In section 31 (determination of amount of grant in case of landlord’s application)—

(a)for subsection (1), substitute the following subsection—

(1) This section applies to an owner’s application in respect of works to a dwelling which is or is intended to be let, or to the common parts of a building in which a flat is or is intended to be let.; and

(b)omit subsection (2).

13.  Section 32 shall cease to have effect.

14.  In section 33 (power to specify maximum amount of grant)—

(a)in subsection (2) omit “different types of grant, or for the same type of grant in”;

(b)omit subsection (3); and

(c)in subsection (4) omit “, except as mentioned in subsection (3),”.

15.  In section 36 (delayed payment of mandatory grant), in subsection (1), for the words from the beginning to “do so”, substitute “The local housing authority may approve an application for a grant”.

16.  In section 40 (applicant ceasing to be entitled before payment of grant)—

(a)in subsection (1), omit “of that description”;

(b)in subsection (2), for paragraphs (a) and (b) and the word “and” immediately following paragraph (b), substitute—

(a)no grant shall be paid or, as the case may be, no further instalments shall be paid, and

(b)”;

(c)omit subsection (3);

(d)in subsection (4), omit “disabled facilities”; and

(e)omit subsections (5) and (6).

17.  In section 41 (change of circumstances affecting disabled occupant), in subsection (1)—

(a)omit “disabled facilities”; and

(b)in paragraph (b), after “dwelling” insert “, qualifying houseboat, qualifying park home”.

18.  In section 43 (repayment where applicant not entitled to grant)—

(a)in subsection (1), omit “of that description”;

(b)in subsection (2), for paragraphs (a) and (b) and the word “and” immediately following paragraph (b), substitute—

(a)no grant shall be paid or, as the case may be, no further instalments shall be paid, and

(b)”;

(c)omit subsection (3);

(d)in subsection (4)—

(i)omit “disabled facilities”; and

(ii)at the end of paragraph (b) insert the following—

or

(c)in the case of an occupier’s application, if he does not have the intention specified in the occupier’s certificate which accompanied the application.; and

(e)omit subsections (5) and (6).

19.  In section 44 (grant conditions: introductory)—

(a)in subsection (1)—

(i)for “The following sections”, substitute “Sections 51 and 52”; and

(ii)for “any”, substitute “either”;

(b)in subsection (2), omit paragraphs (a) and (b) and the word “and” at the end of paragraph (b); and

(c)in subsection (4), for “the following sections”, substitute “sections 51 and 52”.

20.  Sections 45 to 50 shall cease to have effect.

21.  In section 52 (power to impose other conditions with consent of Secretary of State)—

(a)in subsection (2), in paragraph (a), omit “, house”;

(b)omit subsection (3); and

(c)in subsection (5), for “sections 45 to 51”, substitute “section 51”.

22.  Sections 53 and 54 shall cease to have effect.

23.  In section 55 (cessation of conditions on repayment of grant, &c.)—

(a)in subsection (1), omit “, house” (in each place where that word appears); and

(b)omit subsection (2).

24.  In section 57 (power of local housing authority to carry out works which would attract grant)—

(a)for subsection (2), substitute the following subsection—

(2) In subsection (1), the reference to a person having the requisite interest is a reference to—

(a)in the case of a qualifying houseboat or qualifying park home, the person who is—

(i)entitled to possession of the premises at which the qualifying houseboat is moored or the pitch on which the qualifying park home is stationed, or

(ii)entitled to dispose of the qualifying houseboat or qualifying park home, or

(b)in any other case, the person who has an owner’s interest.; and

(b)omit subsection (3).

25.  In section 58 (minor definitions: Chapter 1)—

(a)in the definition of “common parts application”, omit “disabled facilities”;

(b)omit the definition of “conversion application”; and

(c)after the definition of “flat”, insert the following definitions—

“premises” includes a qualifying houseboat or a qualifying park home;

“qualifying houseboat” means a boat or similar structure designed or adapted for use as a place of permanent habitation which—

(a)

has its only or main mooring within the area of a single local housing authority;

(b)

is moored in pursuance of a right to that mooring; and

(c)

is a dwelling for the purposes of Part 1 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (council tax),

and includes any yard, garden, outhouses and appurtenances belonging to it or usually enjoyed with it;

“qualifying park home” means a caravan within the meaning of Part 1 of the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960 (disregarding the amendment made by section 13(2) of the Caravan Sites Act 1968) which—

(a)

is stationed on land forming part of a protected site within the meaning of the Mobile Homes Act 1983;

(b)

is occupied under an agreement to which that Act applies or under a gratuitous licence; and

(c)

is a dwelling for the purposes of Part 1 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992 (council tax),

and includes any yard, garden, outhouses and appurtenances belonging to it or usually enjoyed with it.(5).

26.  In section 59 (index of defined expressions: Chapter 1)—

(a)omit the entries (both columns) relating to the following expressions—

  • (a)“certificate of future occupation (in relation to an application for an HMO grant)”

  • “certificate of intended letting (in relation to an application for a renovation grant)”

  • “common parts grant”

  • “connected (with the owner of a dwelling)”

  • “conversion application”

  • “disabled facilities grant”

  • “elderly”

  • “exempt disposal”

  • “HMO grant”

  • “house in multiple occupation”

  • “improvement”

  • “landlord’s application

    • in relation to a renovation grant

    • in relation to a common parts grant”

  • “long tenancy”

  • “occupying tenant (in relation to an application for a common parts grant)”

  • “owner-occupation certificate (in relation to an application for a renovation grant)”

  • “participating landlord (in relation to a tenants' application for a common parts grant)”

  • “partner”

  • “reasonable repair”

  • “registered social landlord”

  • “relevant disposal”

  • “renewal area”

  • “renovation grant”

  • “tenants' application (in relation to a common parts grant)”;

(b)in the entry relating to “common parts application (in relation to a disabled facilities grant)” omit “disabled facilities”;

(c)in the entry relating to “grant”, omit “(without more)”;

(d)in the entry relating to “owner’s application”, omit—

(i)“–in relation to a renovation grant

section 7(1) and (2)”; and

(ii)“disabled facilities”;

(e)in the entry relating to “owner’s certificate (in relation to an application for a disabled facilities grant)”, omit “disabled facilities”;

(f)in the entry relating to “qualifying owner’s interest”, omit—

(i)“–in relation to an application for a renovation grant

section 7(4)”;

(ii)“disabled facilities”; and

(iii)“–in relation to an application for an HMO grant

section 25(3)”;

(g)in the entry relating to “qualifying tenant”, omit—

(i)“–in relation to an application for a renovation grant

section 7(5)”; and

(ii)“disabled facilities”;

(h)in the entry relating to “secure tenancy and secure tenant”, omit “secure tenancy and”;

(i)in the entry relating to “statutory tenancy and statutory tenant”, omit “statutory tenancy and”;

(j)in the entry relating to “tenant (and expressions relating to tenancies)”, omit—

(i)“–in the context of a tenant’s application for a renovation grant

section 7(6)”;

(ii)“–in the context of a certificate of intended letting

section 8(4)”;

(iii)“–in the context of an application for a common parts grant

section 14(2)”; and

(iv)“disabled facilities”;

(k)in the entry relating to “tenant’s application”, omit—

(i)“–in relation to a renovation grant

section 7(1) and (2)”; and

(ii)“disabled facilities”;

(l)in the entry relating to “tenant’s certificate”, omit—

(i)“–for the purposes of an application for a renovation grant

section 9(2)”; and

(ii)“disabled facilities”;

(m)insert, at the appropriate places—

“occupier’s applicationsection 19(1) and (2)”
“premisessection 58”
“qualifying houseboatsection 58”
“qualifying park homesection 58”.

27.  In Part 1 of the 1996 Act, omit Chapters 2 (group repair schemes) and 3 (home repair assistance).

28.  In Part 1 of the 1996 Act, Chapter 5 (supplementary provisions) is amended in accordance with paragraphs 29 to 35 below.

29.  In section 93 (recovery of contributions), omit subsection (2).

30.  In section 94 (consent of the Secretary of State), omit paragraph (a) and the word “or” at the end of that paragraph.

31.  In section 95 (parsonages, charities, &c.)—

(a)in subsection (1), for the words from the beginning to “below”, substitute “Sections 19 and 21 to 22A (conditions for application for grant)”; and

(b)omit subsections (2), (4) and (5).

32.  Section 96 shall cease to have effect.

33.  In section 98 (member of a person’s family and connected persons), omit subsection (2).

34.  In section 101 (minor definitions: Part 1)—

(a)omit the definitions of—

  • (a)“elderly”

  • “house in multiple occupation”

  • “improvement”

  • “long tenancy”

  • “partner”;

(b)in the definition of “owner”, omit “, and, in relation to a house in multiple occupation, has the same meaning as in Part XI of the Housing Act 1985”;

(c)in the definition of “secure tenancy” and “secure tenant”, for the words from the beginning to “have”, substitute ““secure tenant has””; and

(d)in the definition of “statutory tenancy” and “statutory tenant”, for the words from the beginning to “tenancy or”, substitute ““statutory tenant” means a”.

35.  In section 102 (transitional and consequential provisions), in subsection (1), for “Chapters I to III”, substitute “Chapter 1”.

36.  In Part 4, sections 131 to 140 (relocation grants in clearance areas) shall cease to have effect.

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SCHEDULE 4OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

Rent Act 1977

1.  In section 116 of the Rent Act 1977 (consent of tenant), in subsection (3), omit the words from “renovation grant” to “an HMO”.

Housing Act 1985

2.—(1) The 1985 Act is amended in accordance with sub-paragraphs (2) to (4) below.

(2) In section 100 (power to reimburse cost of tenant’s improvements), omit subsection (2).

(3) In section 244 (environmental works), omit subsection (3).

(4) In section 255 (general powers of local housing authority), in subsection (2), omit paragraph (b), and the word “or” immediately preceding that paragraph.

Local Government and Housing Act 1989

3.  In section 169 of the 1989 Act (powers of local authorities and Secretary of State as respects services etc. for owners and occupiers of houses for work on them), in subsection (2), omit paragraphs (c) and (d).

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SCHEDULE 5AMENDMENT OF PART 7 OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND HOUSING ACT 1989

1.  Part 7 of the 1989 Act (renewal areas) is amended in accordance with paragraphs 2 to 7 below.

2.—(1) Section 89 (declaration of renewal area) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1)—

(a)for “such a report as is”, substitute “a report containing particulars of the matters”; and

(b)at the end, insert “for the period specified in the declaration”.

(3) Omit subsection (2).

(4) For subsections (3) to (7), substitute the following subsections—

(3) The matters referred to in subsection (1) above are—

(a)the living conditions in the area concerned;

(b)the ways in which those conditions may be improved (whether by the declaration of a renewal area or otherwise);

(c)the powers available to the authority (including powers available apart from this Act) if the area is declared to be a renewal area;

(d)the authority’s detailed proposals for the exercise of those powers during the period that the area will be a renewal area (if so declared);

(e)the cost of those proposals;

(f)the financial resources available, or likely to be available, to the authority (from whatever source) for implementing those proposals; and

(g)the representations (if any) made to the authority in relation to those proposals,

and the report shall contain a recommendation, with reasons, as to whether a renewal area should be declared and, if so, the period for which the area should be a renewal area.

(4) Subject to section 95 below, an area which is declared to be a renewal area shall be such an area—

(a)until the end of the period specified in the declaration, or

(b)if at any time during that period the local housing authority by resolution extend the period for which the area is to be a renewal area, until the end of the period specified in the resolution (unless further extended under this paragraph).

(5) In considering whether—

(a)to declare an area to be a renewal area, or

(b)to extend the period for which an area is to be a renewal area,

a local housing authority shall have regard to such guidance as may from time to time be given by the Secretary of State.

(6) Before exercising their power—

(a)to declare an area to be a renewal area, or

(b)to extend (or further extend) the period for which an area is to be a renewal area,

a local housing authority shall take the steps required by subsection (7) below.

(7) Those steps are such as appear to the authority best designed to secure—

(a)that the detailed proposals referred to in subsection (3)(d) above or, where the authority are considering the extension of the period for which an area is to be a renewal area, such of those proposals as remain to be implemented, are brought to the attention of persons residing or owning property in the area; and

(b)that those persons are informed of the name and address of the person to whom should be addressed inquiries and representations concerning those proposals.

(8) A resolution under subsection (1) or (4)(b) above has effect from the day on which it is passed and is a local land charge..

3.  Section 90 shall cease to have effect.

4.  For section 91 (steps to be taken after declaration of renewal area), substitute the following section—

91.    Renewal area: steps to be taken after declaration or extension

(1) As soon as may be after—

(a)declaring an area to be a renewal area; or

(b)extending (or further extending) the period for which an area is to be a renewal area,

a local housing authority shall take the steps required by subsection (2) below.

(2) Those steps are such as appear to the authority best designed to secure—

(a)that the resolution to which the declaration, or extension (or further extension) of the period, relates is brought to the attention of persons residing or owning property in the area; and

(b)that those persons are informed of the name and address of the person to whom should be addressed inquiries and representations concerning action to be taken with respect to the renewal area..

5.  In section 92 (duty to publish information), omit subsection (2).

6.—(1) Section 95 (exclusion of land from, or termination of, renewal area) is amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1), for “subsections (3) to (5)” substitute “subsection (5)”.

(3) For subsection (2), substitute the following subsection—

(2) Before exercising any power under subsection (1) above, an authority shall take such steps as appear to the authority best designed to secure—

(a)that the proposed exclusion or cessation, as the case may be, is brought to the attention of persons residing or owning property in the area; and

(b)that those persons are informed of the name and address of the person to whom should be addressed representations concerning the proposed exclusion or cessation..

(4) Omit subsections (3) and (4).

(5) In subsection (5), omit “further”.

7.  In section 99 (directions and guidance), omit “directions or”.

8.  The reference to the 1989 Act in Schedule 1 to the National Assembly for Wales (Transfer of Functions) Order 1999(6) is to be treated as a reference to that Act as amended by virtue of this Schedule.

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SCHEDULE 6REPEALS

ChapterShort TitleExtent of repeal
1977 c. 42Rent Act 1977In section 116(3), the words from “renovation grant” to “an HMO”.
1985 c. 68Housing Act 1985

Section 100(2).

Section 244(3).

In section 255(2), paragraph (b) and the word “or” immediately preceding that paragraph.

In section 435(1), paragraph (d) and the word “or” immediately preceding that paragraph.

1988 c. 9Local Government Act 1988In section 25(2)(f), the word “or” at the end of sub-paragraph (ii).
1989 c. 42Local Government and Housing Act 1989

Section 89(2).

Section 90.

Section 92(2).

In section 93, in subsection (5), paragraph (b), the word “and” immediately preceding it and the words following it and, in subsection (6), the words “all or any of”.

In section 95, subsections (3) and (4) and, in subsection (5), the word “further”.

In section 99, the words “directions or”.

Section 169(2)(c) and (d).

1996 c. 53Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996

In section 1, paragraphs (a) and (b) of subsection (1) (and the word “and” at the end of paragraph (b)) and subsections (2) to (5).

Sections 4 to 18.

In section 19(1), (2), (4) and (5), the words “disabled facilities” (in each place).

In sections 20 to 22, the words “disabled facilities” (in each place).

In section 23, in subsection (1), the words “disabled facilities”, subsection (2), and, in subsection (3), the words “or the purpose mentioned in subsection (2)”.

In section 24, the words “disabled facilities” (in each place).

Sections 25 to 28.

In section 29, in subsection (3), the words “or house or other building”, in subsection (4), the words “Subject as follows,”, and subsections (5) and (6).

In section 30, subsections (1) to (3), in subsection (4) the words “disabled facilities”, and in subsection (5) the words “(3) or”.

Section 31(2).

Section 32.

In section 33, in subsection (2) the words “different types of grant, or for the same type of grant in”, subsection (3) and, in subsection (4), the words “, except as mentioned in subsection (3),”.

In section 40, in subsection (1), the words “of that description”, subsection (3), in subsection (4), the words “disabled facilities”, and subsections (5) and (6).

In section 41(1), the words “disabled facilities”.

In section 43, in subsection (1), the words “of that description”, subsection (3), in subsection (4), the words “disabled facilities”, and subsections (5) and (6).

In section 44, in subsection (2), paragraphs (a) and (b) and the word “and” at the end of paragraph (b).

Sections 45 to 50.

In section 52, in subsection (2)(a), the word “, house”, and subsection (3).

Sections 53 and 54.

In section 55, in subsection (1), the word “, house” (in each place), and subsection (2).

Section 57(3).

In section 58, in the definition of “common parts application”, the words “disabled facilities”, and the definition of “conversion application”.

In section 59, the entries (both columns) relating to the following expressions—

  • “certificate of future occupation (in relation to an application for an HMO grant)”

  • “certificate of intended letting (in relation to an application for a renovation grant)”

  • “commons parts grant”

  • “connected (with the owner of a dwelling)”

  • “conversion application”

  • “disabled facilities grant”

  • “elderly”

  • “exempt disposal”

  • “HMO grant”

  • “house in multiple occupation”

  • “improvement”

  • “landlord’s application

    • in relation to a renovation grant

    • in relation to a common parts grant”

  • “long tenancy”

  • “occupying tenant (in relation to an application for a common parts grant)”

  • “owner-occupation certificate (in relation to an application for a renovation grant)”

  • “participating landlord (in relation to a tenants' application for a common parts grant)”

  • “partner”

  • “reasonable repair”

  • “registered social landlord”

  • “relevant disposal”

  • “renewal area”

  • “renovation grant”

  • “tenants' application (in relation to a common parts grant)”.

In section 59, in the entry relating to “common parts application (in relation to a disabled facilities grant)”, the words “disabled facilities”.

In section 59, in the entry relating to “grant”, the words “(without more)”.

In section 59, in the entry relating to “owner’s application”, the words “–in relation to a renovation grant”, “section 7(1) and (2)”, and “disabled facilities”.

In section 59, in the entry relating to “owner’s certificate (in relation to an application for a disabled facilities grant)”, the words “disabled facilities”.

In section 59, in the entry relating to “qualifying owner’s interest”, the words “–in relation to an application for a renovation grant”, “section 7(4)”, “disabled facilities”, and “–in relation to an application for an HMO grant”, “section 25(3).”

In section 59, in the entry relating to “qualifying tenant”, the words “–in relation to an application for a renovation grant”, “section 7(5)”, and “disabled facilities”.

In section 59, in the entry relating to “secure tenancy and secure tenant” the words “secure tenancy and”.

In section 59, in the entry relating to “statutory tenancy and statutory tenant” the words “statutory tenancy and”.

In section 59, in the entry relating to “tenant (and expressions relating to tenancies)”, the words “–in the context of a tenant’s application for a renovation grant”, “section 7(6)”, “–in the context of a certificate of intended letting”, “section 8(4)”, “–in the context of an application for a common parts grant”, “section 14(2)” and “disabled facilities”.

In section 59, in the entry relating to “tenant’s application”, the words “–in relation to a renovation grant”, “section 7(1) and (2)”, and “disabled facilities”.

In section 59, in the entry relating to “tenant’s certificate”, the words “–for the purposes of an application for a renovation grant”, “section 9(2)”, and “disabled facilities”.

In Part 1, Chapters 2 and 3.

Section 93(2).

In section 94, paragraph (a) and the word “or” at the end of that paragraph.

Section 95(2), (4) and (5).

Section 96.

Section 98(2).

In section 101, the definitions of “elderly”, “house in multiple occupation”, “improvement”, “long tenancy” and “partner” and, in the definition of “owner”, the words “, and, in relation to a house in multiple occupation, has the same meaning as in Part XI of the Housing Act 1985”.

Sections 131 to 140.

In Schedule 1, paragraph 15(3) and (4).

1997 c. 50Police Act 1997Paragraph 90 of Schedule 9.
1998 c. 38Government of Wales Act 1998Paragraph 16 of Schedule 15.
2001 c. 16.Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001Paragraph 80 of Schedule 6.
(1)

1977 c. 42. Subsection (3) was substituted by the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, Schedule 1, paragraph 1.

(2)

1985 c.70. Section 20A was inserted by the Housing and Planning Act 1986 (c. 63), Schedule 5, Part 1, paragraph 9(1). Subsection (1) was numbered as such by virtue of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42), Schedule 11, paragraph 90, and amended by the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996, Schedule 1, paragraph 11(1).

(4)

Subsection (1A) was inserted by the Housing Act 1996 (c. 52), Schedule 18, paragraph 27.

(5)

See the Local Government Finance Act 1992 c. 14; the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960 (c. 62); the Caravan Sites Act 1968 (c. 52); and the Mobile Homes Act 1983 (c. 34).

(6)

S.I. 1999/672, to which there are amendments not relevant to this Order.

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