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Sustainable and Secure Buildings Bill

Sustainable and Secure Buildings Bill




Energy requirements of buildings

Planning authorities may set targets in their development plans in respect of

the proportion of the buildings’ energy requirements on a building site to be

supplied by renewable sources.


Energy efficiency of houses in multiple occupation



Any scheme for licensing houses in multiple occupation (“HMO”) established

pursuant to any legislation passed on or after 1st January 2004 shall—


in the case of any scheme that has not been established at the time of the

passing of this Act include; or


in the case of any scheme that has been established at the time of the


passing of this Act be amended to include


as a condition of the licence, provisions for a minimum standard of energy

efficiency required in any HMO for which a licence is required and a date by

which that standard shall be reached.


Different dates may be set for different HMOs.



For the purposes of this section the term “houses in multiple occupation” has

the same meaning as in any scheme to which this section applies.


Financial provision

There shall be payable out of money provided by Parliament


any expenditure incurred by the Secretary of State in consequence or by virtue


of this Act; and


any increase attributable to this Act in the sums payable out of money so

provided under any other Act.


Short title, commencement and extent


This Act may be cited as the Sustainable and Secure Buildings Act 2004.



Sections 2(7), 3(4) and 4, and the Schedule to this Act, shall come into force on

such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument

appoint; and different days may be appointed for different purposes.


The other provisions of this Act shall come into force at the end of the period

of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.



This Act extends to England and Wales only.




Sustainable and Secure Buildings Bill
Schedule — Repeals and revocations



Section 4


Repeals and revocations


Enactment or instrument

Extent of repeal or revocation


Building Act 1984 (c. 55)

Section 4.


In section 59, subsections (4) and (5).




Education Act 1996 (c. 56)

In Schedule 37, paragraph 59.


Transport Act 2000

In the Schedule, paragraph 7.




Amendments) Order 2001


(S.I. 2001/4050)




Education Act 2002 (c. 32)

In Schedule 21, paragraph 6.



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