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Friday 30th April 2004

CONSIDERATION OF BILL


SUSTAINABLE AND SECURE BUILDINGS BILL, AS AMENDED

NEW CLAUSE

Buildings of special historical or architectural interest

   

Mr Andrew Stunell

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

    'After section 1 of the Building Act 1984 (c.55) insert—

          "1ABuildings of special historical or architectural interest    (1)   In making building regulations the Secretary of State shall have regard, in particular, to the desirability of preserving the character of protected buildings that are of special historical or architectural interest.

          (2)   In this section 'protected buildings' means—

          (a) listed buildings within the meaning of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 (see section 1(5) of that Act); and

          (b) buildings situated in areas designated as conservation areas under section 69 of that Act.".'.


   

Mr John Hayes
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Hugo Swire

1

Page     6,     line     30     [Clause     6],     at end insert—

    '(4A)   The registers shall contain such information and documents that relate to the requirements placed on local authorities under the Sustainable Energy Act 2003, outlining any achievements beyond the statutory minimum in pursuit of warm homes and energy conservation.'.


   

Mr John Hayes
Mr Robert Syms
Mr Hugo Swire

2

Page     7,     line     3     [Clause     6],     at end insert—

    '91BAccessible housing registers for the disabled    (1)   Each local housing authority must maintain an "accessible housing register"

    (2)   The accessible housing register must outline—

      (a) current and proposed accessible residential properties in the local authority area (whether purpose-built or adapted) with details of the access features relating to each property; and

      (b) the provisions available for disabled people who require accessible housing,

    (3)   For the purpose of this section "accessible residential properties" means dwellings, flats and HMOs which provide a reasonable means of access and ease of use for disabled people, or which may be easily adapted to provide such access and ease of use.'.


 
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