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House of Commons

 
 

Notices of Amendments

 

given up to and including

 

Friday 13 January 2017

 

New Amendments handed in are marked thus Parliamentary Star

 

Parliamentary Star - whiteAmendments which will comply with the required notice period at their next appearance

 

Amendments tabled since the last publication: 16-17

 

Public Bill Committee


 

Homelessness Reduction Bill


 

Note

 

This document includes all amendments remaining before the Committee and

 

includes any withdrawn amendments at the end.

 

  Bill to be considered in the following order, namely, Clause 2, Clause 3, Clause 8,

 

Clause 9, Clauses 4 to 6, Clauses 10 to 13, Clause 7, Clause 1, new Clauses, new

 

Schedules, remaining proceedings on the Bill, in accordance with the Order of the

 

Committee [23 November 2016, as amended on 14 December 2016].

 


 

Mr Marcus Jones

 

16

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  1,  page  1,  line  5,  leave out subsection (2).

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

Clause 1(2) of the Bill, which this amendment would leave out, currently makes provision about

 

the implications of a notice given under section 8 or 21 of the Housing Act 1988, and court orders,

 

for whether a person is homeless or threatened with homelessness. Amendment 17 makes provision

 

about the implications of a section 21 notice.


 
 

Notices of Amendments: 13 January 2017                  

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Homelessness Reduction Bill, continued

 
 

Mr Marcus Jones

 

17

 

Parliamentary Star    

Clause  1,  page  3,  line  4,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

After subsection (4) insert—

 

“(5)    

A person is also threatened with homelessness if—

 

(a)    

a valid notice has been given to the person under section 21 of

 

the Housing Act 1988 (orders for possession on expiry or

 

termination of assured shorthold tenancy) in respect of the only

 

accommodation the person has that is available for the person’s

 

occupation, and

 

(b)    

that notice will expire within 56 days.””

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment provides that a person will be threatened with homelessness for the purposes of

 

Part 7 of the Housing Act 1996 if they have been given a valid notice under section 21 of the

 

Housing Act 1988 in relation to their only accommodation and that notice will expire within 56

 

days.

 


 

Mr Marcus Jones

 

15

 

Title,  line  1,  leave out “Amend the Housing Act 1996 to”

 

Member’s explanatory statement

 

This amendment aligns the long title of the Bill with its contents on the basis that, as well as

 

amending the Housing Act 1996, it also amends the Homelessness (Suitability of Accommodation)

 

(England) Order 2012 (see clause 12).

 

 

Order of the Committee [23 November 2016, as amended on

 

30 November 2016 and 11 January 2017]

 

That, if proceedings on the Homelessness Reduction Bill are not completed at this

 

day’s sitting, the Committee meets on Wednesdays while the House is sitting at 9.30am

 

except on 14 December when the Committee will meet at 10.00 am and on 18 January

 

when the Committee will meet at 2.00pm as well as 9.30am

 

 

NOTICES WITHDRAWN

 

The following Notices were withdrawn on 13 December 2016:

 

Amendments 6, 7, 8, 11, 12 and NC1, NC2, NC3, NC4, NC5, NC6, NC7, NC8.

 


 

 

Revised 13 January 2017