Clause 13 - No criminal liability of the Crown under Part 1 of the 1988 Act

Part of Renters (Reform) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 3:45 pm on 23 November 2023.

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Amendments made: 55, in clause 13, page 21, line 32, leave out “16G” and insert “16I”.

This amendment is consequential on NC4 and NC5. It updates the new section numbering to reflect the fact that those new clauses insert new sections earlier in the 1988 Act.

Amendment 56, in clause 13, page 21, line 33, leave out “16H(1)” and insert “16J(1)”.

This amendment is consequential on NC4 and NC5. It updates the new section numbering to reflect the fact that those new clauses insert new sections earlier in the 1988 Act.

Amendment 57, in clause 13, page 21, line 35, leave out “16G” and insert “16I”.

This amendment is consequential on NC4 and NC5. It updates the new section numbering to reflect the fact that those new clauses insert new sections earlier in the 1988 Act.

Amendment 58, in clause 13, page 21, line 37, leave out from “in” to end of line 38 and insert

“paragraph (a) or (b) of section 16I(1) where the tenant surrenders the tenancy within the period of three months beginning with the date of service of the notice or purported notice in which the ground or grounds referred to in that paragraph were specified,”.

This amendment is consequential on Amendment 31. It updates the Crown application provision to reflect changes made by that amendment. It refers to section 16I because the existing section 16G is re-numbered as 16I by Amendment 30.