The Housing (Recovery of Expenses for Section 352 Notices) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-02-04

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 228

HOUSING, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Housing (Recovery of Expenses for Section 352 Notices) Order 1997

Made
4th February 1997

Laid before Parliament
10th February 1997

Coming into force
3rd March 1997

The Secretary of State for the Environment as respects England, and the Secretary of State for Wales as respects Wales, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 352A(3) of the Housing Act 1985(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:

Citation and Commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Housing (Recovery of Expenses for Section 352 Notices) Order 1997 and shall come into force on 3rd March 1997.

Maximum Charge

2.  The amount of the charge made by a local housing authority under section 352A of the Housing Act 1985 shall not exceed £300.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

James Clappison
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,Department of the Environment
3rd February 1997

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales

Jonathan Evans
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Welsh Office
4th February 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note does not form part of the Order)
Under section 352A of the Housing Act 1985 a local housing authority may make a reasonable charge to recover certain administrative and other expenses incurred by them in serving a notice requiring the execution of works under section 352 of the Act. The expenses recoverable are set out in section 352A(2) of the Act. This Order specifies £300 as the maximum amount of such a charge.

(1)
1985 c. 68; section 352A was inserted by section 72 of the Housing Act 1996 (c. 52)
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