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Applications Served on New Town Development Corporations

Part of Orders of the Day — Housing (Scotland) Bill – in the House of Commons at 11:15 pm on 29th March 1988.

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Amendment No. 109, in page 30, line 14, at end insert ; and(b) for the purpose of conferring on a District Council the right to acquire from a Development Corporation any house within the area of that District Council which on the relevant date is occupied by a qualifying tenant.' Amendment No. 110, in page 30, line 31, leave out 'this Part of this Act' and insert 'subsection (1)(a) above'.
Amendment No. 111, in clause 54, page 31, line 39, leave out 'this Part' and insert `subsection (1)(a) of section 53'. Amendment No. 105, in page 31, line 43, after 'homes' insert `and subject to subsection (2)(e) below'. Amendment No. 112, in page 31, line 45, at end insert 'in terms of subsection (1)(a) of section 53.'. Amendment No. 106, in page 32, line 7, at end insert— '(e) in respect of any house owned by a new town development corporation, shall be deemed to be granted to the local authority, which is the public sector housing authority within whose administrative area the house is situated upon the winding-up and dissolution of the new town development corporation as provided for under section 36(1) of the New Towns (Scotland) Act 1968'. Amendment No. 107, in page 32, line 8, after '(3)', Insert— `With the exception of a deemed approval under subsection (2)(e) above.'. Amendment No. 113, in clause 55, page 32, line 11, leave out `or, as the case may be, Scottish Homes' and insert, 'Scottish Homes, or, as the case may be, the district council'. Amendment No. 114, in page 32, line 30, after 'served', insert `by an approved person.'
Amendment No. 115, in page 33, line 22, at end insert— '(11) Where an application is served under this section by a district council on a development corporation the provisions of subsections (5) to (10) above shall apply subject to the following amendments, namely-(a) the offer to sell notice shall state the lesser of the market value of the house determined in accordance with said provisions on the date of service of the application and determined by the District Valuer and the outstanding debt in the development corporation's accounts in respect of the house; and (b) the offer to sell served under this subsection shall be subject only to such conditions as are accepted to be reasonable by the district council.'. Amendment No. 116, in page 33, line 23, after `applicant', insert `who is an approved person or as the case may be, Scottish Homes'. Amendment No. 117, in page 34, line 1, after `applicant,' insert `being an approved person or Scottish Homes as the case may be.'. Amendment No. 118, in clause 58, page 34, line 49, at end insert— '(4) Where a landlord is a development corporation and the application has been served by a district council the development corporation may not dispute the applicant's right.'. Amendment No. 119, in clause 60, page 35, line 20, after 'Homes', insert 'or a district council'.