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Schedule 10 — Minor and consequential amendments

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Home Energy Conservation Act 1995 (c. 10)

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For paragraph (aa)(i) of the definition of “residential accommodation” in

section 1(1) of the Home Energy Conservation Act 1995 (interpretation)

substitute—

(i)   

in England and Wales, a house in multiple occupation

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as defined by sections 191 to 195 of the Housing Act

2004, as they have effect for the purposes of Part 1 of

that Act (that is, without the exclusions contained in

Schedule 9 to that Act),”.

Housing Act 1996 (c. 52)

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In section 210(1) of the Housing Act 1996 (homelessness: suitability of

accommodation)—

(a)   

for “Parts IX, X and XI” substitute “Parts 9 and 10”; and

(b)   

for “; overcrowding; houses in multiple occupation)” substitute “and

overcrowding) and Parts 1 to 4 of the Housing Act 2004”.

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Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (c. 53)

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In section 24 of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996

(considerations of fitness before approving applications for certain grants),

omit subsection (4).

Government of Wales Act 1998 (c. 38)

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32    (1)  

Paragraph 27 of Schedule 9 to the Government of Wales Act 1998

(consultation by Welsh Administration Ombudsman with other

Ombudsmen) is amended as follows.

      (2)  

In sub-paragraph (1)—

(a)   

omit “or” at the end of paragraph (b);

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(b)   

at the end of paragraph (c) insert “or

(d)   

by the Social Housing Ombudsman for Wales under

regulations under section 51B of the Housing Act

1996,”;

(c)   

after “appropriate Commissioner” insert “or Ombudsman”; and

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(d)   

after “that Commissioner” insert “or Ombudsman”.

      (3)  

In sub-paragraph (2) after “Commissioner” insert “or Ombudsman”.

Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

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In the table in section 76(1) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, after the

entry relating to the Welsh Administration Ombudsman, insert—

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“The Social Housing Ombudsman

Part 1, Chapter 5 of the Housing

 
 

for Wales

Act 1996 (c. 52).”

 
 

 

Housing Bill
Schedule 11 — Repeals

196

 

Schedule 11

Section 200

 

Repeals

 

Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Land Compensation Act 1973

In section 29(7)(a), the words “or closing”.

 
 

(c. 26)

  

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Local Government Act 1974

In section 33, in subsection (1) the “the” after

 
 

(c.7)

“appropriate Commissioner or”, and in

 
  

subsection (2) the “the” after “that

 
  

Commissioner or”.

 
 

Housing Act 1985 (c. 68)

In section 104(1)(b), the words “and Part V (the

 

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right to buy)”.

 
  

In section 157, in subsection (2) the words “,

 
  

subject to subsection (4),”, and subsections (4)

 
  

and (5).

 
  

Sections 189 to 208.

 

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Section 264.

 
  

In section 267, in the sidenote the words “and

 
  

closing orders”, and subsections (2) and (3).

 
  

In section 269, in subsection (1) the words “or

 
  

closing” and subsections (2A) and (3A).

 

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Sections 276 to 279.

 
  

Section 289(5A).

 
  

In section 305, subsection (5) and, in subsection

 
  

(8), the words from “and” to the end of the

 
  

subsection.

 

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In section 307(1), the word “, closing”.

 
  

Section 310.

 
  

In section 311, in subsection (1) the words “or

 
  

section 310 (owner’s improvements or

 
  

alterations)” and in subsection (3) the words

 

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“or 310, as the case may be”.

 
  

In section 317, in the sidenote the words “or

 
  

closed”, and in subsection (1) the words “or

 
  

closing”.

 
  

In section 319(1)(b), the words “or closing”.

 

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In section 323, the entries relating to “closing

 
  

order”, “fit (or unfit) for human habitation”,

 
  

“house” and “unfit (or fit) for human

 
  

habitation”.

 
  

Sections 345 to 400.

 

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Section 439(1) and (2).

 
  

Sections 604 to 606.

 
  

In section 623(1), omit “and “flat”, except in the

 
  

expression “flat in multiple occupation”,” and

 
  

the definitions of “house in multiple

 

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occupation” and “flat in multiple

 
  

occupation”.

 
  

In section 624, omit the entries relating to “flat”,

 
  

“flat in multiple occupation” and “house in

 
  

multiple occupation”.

 

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Schedule 10.

 
  

Schedule 13.

 
 

 

Housing Bill
Schedule 11 — Repeals

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Short title and chapter

Extent of repeal

 
 

Housing Act 1988 (c. 50)

Section 130.

 
  

Schedule 15.

 
 

Local Government and Housing

In section 165(1), paragraphs (a) and (c).

 
 

Act 1989 (c. 42)

Section 167.

 

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In Schedule 9, paragraphs 1 to 14, 16, 17(2) and

 
  

(4), 20(2) and (3), 21 to 23, 25(1), 29, 32, 33(1),

 
  

36, 42, 43(b), 44 to 71, 75, 83, 84 and 86.

 
 

Health Service Commissioners

In section 18, in subsection (1), the “or” at the

 
 

Act 1993 (c. 46)

end of paragraph (c), the “the” after

 

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“appropriate Commissioner or” and the “the”

 
  

after “that Commissioner or”, and in

 
  

subsection (2) the words “the Welsh

 
  

Administration”.

 
 

Housing Act 1996 (c. 52)

Sections 65 to 79.

 

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Housing Grants, Construction

Section 24(4).

 
 

and Regeneration Act 1996

In section 58, the definition of “qualifying park

 
 

(c. 53)Government of Wales

home”.

 
 

Act 1998 (c.38)

In section 59, the entries relating to “fit for

 
  

human habitation” and “qualifying park

 

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home”.

 
  

Sections 81 to 91.

 
  

Section 97.

 
  

In Schedule 1, paragraph 10.

 
  

In Schedule 9, in paragraph 27(1) the “or” at the

 

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end of paragraph (b).

 
 

 

 
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