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Clause 139 — Repairing obligations in leases of seven years or more

Road Safety – in the House of Commons at 6:13 pm on 18th May 2011.

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Amendments made: 202, page 125, line 11, at end insert ‘that—

(i) is not a shared ownership lease, and

(ii) is’.

Amendment 203, page 125, line 12, at end insert—

“(1B) In subsection (1A)—

“assured tenancy” has the same meaning as in Part 1 of the Housing Act 1988;

“secure tenancy” has the meaning given by section 79 of the Housing Act 1985; and

“shared ownership lease” means a lease—

(a) granted on payment of a premium calculated by reference to a percentage of the value of the dwelling-house or of the cost of providing it, or(b) under which the lessee (or the lessee’s personal representatives) will or may be entitled to a sum calculated by reference, directly or indirectly, to the value of the dwelling-house.”’.—

(Greg Clark.)