Clause 172 — Application of Housing Act 1996

Orders of the Day – in the House of Commons at 8:45 pm on 31st March 2008.

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Amendments made: No. 98, in page 69, line 35, leave out 'shall continue to have effect in relation to social housing in England' and insert

'apply in relation to disposals of social housing by registered providers'.

No. 99, line 36, leave out 'in subsection (3)' and insert 'below'.

No. 100, line 41, at end insert 'and'.

No. 101, line 42, leave out from '(supplemental)' to end of line 43.

No. 102, in page 70, line 1, leave out subsection (3) and insert—

'(3) In those provisions—

(a) references to a registered social landlord shall be treated as references to a registered provider,

(b) references to consent given by the Welsh Ministers under section 9 of the 1996 Act shall be treated as references to consent given by the regulator under section 166 of this Act,

(c) references to the Welsh Ministers in connection with a power to make orders or regulations shall be treated as references to the Secretary of State,

(d) in section 12(5)(b) of the 1996 Act the reference to the Welsh Ministers shall be treated as a reference to the HCA, and

(e) references to a resolution of the National Assembly for Wales shall be treated as references to a resolution of either House of Parliament.

(4) This section does not affect the continued application of the provisions listed in subsection (2) in relation to disposals made before this section comes into force.'.— [Liz Blackman.]

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