Part 3 - General

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

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Regulations

8 (1) Regulations under this Schedule must be made by statutory instrument.

(2) A statutory instrument containing regulations under this Schedule is subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

Guidance

9 (1) The Secretary of State may issue guidance about determining, for the purposes of paragraph 1(5)(a)(iii), what rate of rent is likely to have been payable by a tenant of particular social housing at the beginning of 8 July 2015.

(2) Registered providers must have regard to guidance issued under sub-paragraph (1).

Interpretation

10 (1) In this Schedule “the relevant day”, in relation to social housing, means—

(a) 8 July 2015, or

(b) if the Secretary of State consents to the use of a different day (“the permitted review day”) in the case of that social housing, the permitted review day.

(2) A consent given for the purposes of sub-paragraph (1) may be a consent given for a particular case or for a description of cases.’—(Guy Opperman.)

Brought up, read the First and Second time, and added to the Bill.

Clause 23 ordered to stand part of the Bill.