Amendments proposed to the Housing Bill - continued House of Commons

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Mr David Kidney

173

Clause     8,     page     6,     line     39,     at end insert—

    '   (d) their functions in relation to fire safety legislation and in particular the installation of automatic fire sprinklers in properties to which Part 2 applies.'.

   

Mr John Hayes
Mr Robert Syms [R]
Mr Mark Field

189

Clause     8,     page     6,     line     39,     at end add—

'(d) the new qualifications and training required by Environmental Health Officers to undertake these functions.

(e) the nature and expenditure of time required so that these functions may be considered to have been properly fulfilled.

(f) the circumstances in which they may be required to compensate landlords for costs incurred in the carrying out of their functions.

(g) their functions in relation to fire safety legislation and in particular consideration be given to the installation of automatic fire sprinklers in HMOs'.

   

Mr Edward Davey
Matthew Green
Richard Younger Ross

221

*Clause     8,     page     6,     line     39,     at end add—

'(d) their function under this Part in responding to emergency or urgent situations.'.


   

Mr Edward Davey
Matthew Green
Richard Younger-Ross

222

*Clause     9,     page     7,     line     33,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   An improvement notice under this section may be served on any occupants of the residential premises concerned, but only to require such occupants not to obstruct or impede the completion of any remedial action required in a related improvement notice for those premises.'.

   

Mr Edward Davey
Matthew Green
Richard Younger-Ross

223

*Clause     9,     page     8,     line     13,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   The improvement notice may require any remedial action that would render the property uninhabitable only to be taken after the occupants have been informed and had the opportunity to find alternative accommodation.'.

   

Mr Edward Davey
Matthew Green
Richard Younger-Ross

224

*Clause     9,     page     8,     line     18,     at end insert—

    '(7A)   A copy of the improvement notice may be displayed in the residential premises affected, at the discretion of the local housing authority.'.


   

Mr John Hayes
Mr Robert Syms [R]
Mr Mark Field

190

Clause     12,     page     9,     line     42,     leave out (b).

   

Mr John Hayes
Mr Robert Syms [R]
Mr Mark Field

191

Clause     12,     page     9,     line     44,     at end add—

    '(6)   An improvement notice shall be suspended where the occupier of the premises impedes or obstructs a landlord from complying with the notice. Such suspension shall continue until the tenant allows the necessary work to proceed unimpeded or the landlord acquires vacant possession.

    (7)   An improvement notice shall be suspended where following the service of the notice, the landlord has put in hand measures to cause the property to revert to single household occupancy'.


   

Mr John Hayes
Mr Robert Syms [R]
Mr Mark Field

192

Clause     13,     page     10,     line     32,     at end add—

    '(9)   An improvement notice shall be revoked in all cases where the HMO, in respect of which the notice was served, has reverted to single household occupancy'.


   

Mr Keith Hill

81

Schedule     1,     page     145,     line     5,     leave out 'county court' and insert 'residential property tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

82

Schedule     1,     page     145,     line     29,     leave out 'county court' and insert 'residential property tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

83

Schedule     1,     page     146,     leave out lines 4 to 11 and insert—

'(3) A residential property tribunal may allow an appeal to be made to it after the end of the period mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) or (2) if it is satisfied that there is a good reason for the failure to appeal before the end of that period (and for any delay since then in applying for permission to appeal out of time).'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

84

Schedule     1,     page     146,     line     13,     leave out 'county court' and insert 'residential property tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

85

Schedule     1,     page     146,     leave out line 18.

   

Mr Keith Hill

86

Schedule     1,     page     146,     line     19,     leave out 'court' and insert 'tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

87

Schedule     1,     page     146,     line     24,     leave out 'court' and insert 'tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

88

Schedule     1,     page     146,     line     31,     leave out 'court' and insert 'tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

89

Schedule     1,     page     146,     line     40,     leave out 'court's' and insert 'tribunal's'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

90

Schedule     1,     page     147,     line     4,     leave out 'court' and insert 'tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

91

Schedule     1,     page     147,     line     13,     leave out 'judge' and insert 'tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

92

Schedule     1,     page     147,     line     14,     leave out 'his judgment' and insert 'its decision'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

93

Schedule     1,     page     147,     line     17,     leave out 'county court' and insert 'residential property tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

94

Schedule     1,     page     147,     line     20,     leave out 'court' and insert 'tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

95

Schedule     1,     page     147,     line     23,     leave out 'court' and insert 'tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

96

Schedule     1,     page     147,     line     31,     leave out 'Court of Appeal' and insert 'Lands Tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

97

Schedule     1,     page     147,     line     34,     leave out 'Court of Appeal' and insert 'Lands Tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

98

Schedule     1,     page     148,     line     13,     leave out 'Court of Appeal' and insert 'Lands Tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

99

Schedule     1,     page     148,     line     16,     leave out 'Court of Appeal' and insert 'Lands Tribunal'.


   

Mr John Hayes
Mr Robert Syms [R]
Mr Mark Field

193

Clause     20,     page     14,     line     18,     after 'persons', insert 'as identified by the local housing authority'.

   

Mr John Hayes
Mr Robert Syms [R]
Mr Mark Field

194

Clause     20,     page     14,     line     19,     leave out from 'by' to end of line 20 and insert 'specific individuals'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

27

Clause     20,     page     14,     line     22,     leave out 'Schedule 1 to appeal against the decision to make' and insert 'Schedule 2 to appeal against'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

28

Clause     20,     page     14,     line     36,     leave out 'county court' and insert 'residential property tribunal'.


   

Mr Keith Hill

100

Schedule     2,     page     150,     line     28,     leave out 'county court' and insert 'residential property tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

101

Schedule     2,     page     150,     line     42,     leave out 'county court' and insert 'residential property tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

102

Schedule     2,     page     151,     leave out lines 12 to 19 and insert—

'(3) A residential property tribunal may allow an appeal to be made to it after the end of the period mentioned in sub-paragraph (1) or (2) if it is satisfied that there is a good reason for the failure to appeal before the end of that period (and for any delay since then in applying for permission to appeal out of time).'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

103

Schedule     2,     page     151,     line     21,     leave out 'county court' and insert 'residential property tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

104

Schedule     2,     page     151,     leave out line 26.

   

Mr Keith Hill

105

Schedule     2,     page     151,     line     27,     leave out 'court' and insert 'tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

106

Schedule     2,     page     151,     line     33,     leave out 'court' and insert 'tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

107

Schedule     2,     page     151,     line     42,     leave out 'judge' and insert 'tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

108

Schedule     2,     page     151,     line     43,     leave out 'his judgment' and insert 'its decision'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

109

Schedule     2,     page     152,     line     2,     leave out 'county court' and insert 'residential property tribunal'.

   

Mr Keith Hill

110

Schedule     2,     page     152,     line     5,     leave out 'court' and insert 'tribunal'.

 
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