Clause 25 - Commencement

Welfare Reform and Work Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:45 am on 20th October 2015.

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Amendments made: 181, in clause 25, page 23, line 27, at end insert—

“( ) section 21;

“( ) paragraph 6 of Schedule (Further provision about social housing rents) and section (Further provision about social housing rents), so far as relating to paragraph 6;”

This amendment and amendment 182 secure that clause 21 and paragraph 6 of the new Schedule, which contain provision about exempting registered providers, or modifying the requirements that affect them, come into force for all purposes when the Bill is enacted.

Amendment 182, in clause 25, page 23, line 43, leave out “to” and insert “, 20 and”.

Amendment 183, in clause 25, page 23, line 43, after “22” insert—

“and (Further provision about social housing rents), (Provision about excepted cases), (Rent standards) and (Interpretation) and Schedule (Further provision about social housing rents), so far as not brought into force by subsection (1),”—(Guy Opperman.)

This amendment is consequential on the addition of the new clauses and the new Schedule. The new clauses and the new Schedule come into force on Royal Assent for the purpose of making regulations and on an appointed day or days for other purposes.

Clause 25, as amended, ordered to stand part of the Bill.

Clause 26 ordered to stand part of the Bill.