The Housing Act 1996 (Commencement No.6 and Savings) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-01-14

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 66 (C.5)

HOUSING, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Housing Act 1996 (Commencement No.6 and Savings) Order 1997

Made
14th January 1997

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 232(2) and (4) of the Housing Act 1996(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Housing Act 1996 (Commencement No.6 and Savings) Order 1997.

(2) In this Order “the commencement date” means 12th February 1997.

Commencement and Savings

2.  The following provisions of the Act shall come into force on the commencement date, subject to the savings in the Schedule to this Order—

sections 124 to 128,

section 129(1), (2), (5) and (6),

sections 130 to 134,

sections 136 and 137,

section 138(1) to (3),

section 141(1),

sections 144 to 146, and

section 147 to the extent that it is not already in force.

Article 2

SCHEDULESAVINGS

The substitution of section 83 of Housing Act 1985 and the amendments to section 84 of and Schedule 2 to that Act(2) (repossession: secure tenancies) shall have no effect in a case where a notice under section 83 of that Act (notice of proceedings for possession or termination) has been served before the commencement date.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

David Curry
Minister of State,
Department of the Environment
14th January 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
Article 2 of this Order brings into force on 12th February 1997 the following provisions of the Housing Act 1996—

sections 124 to 128, 129(1), (2), (5) and (6), 130 to 134, 136 to 137, 138(1) to (3) and 141(1) (introductory tenancies); and

sections 144 to 146 and, to the extent it is not already in force, section 147 (repossession, &c.: secure tenancies).

The amendments to Part IV of the Housing Act 1985 (secure tenancies) made by the provisions commenced in the Order are subject to the savings in the Schedule to the Order.
Note as to Earlier Commencement Orders

(This note is not part of the Order)
The following provisions of the Housing Act 1996 have been brought into force by commencement orders made before the date of this Order.


Provision
Date of commencement
S.I. No.

s. 1
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 2(7) and (8)
1st August 1996
1996/2048

s. 2 (in so far as not already in force)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 3(2) (partially)
1st August 1996
1996/2048

s. 3 (in so far as not already in force)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 4

s. 5
1st August 1996
1996/2048

s. 6
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 7 (partially)
1st August 1996
1996/2048

s. 7 (in so far as not already in force)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 8

s. 9(3)
1st August 1996
1996/2048

s. 9 (in so far as not already in force)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

ss. 10 to 15

s. 17
1st August 1996
1996/2048

s. 18(2) and (7) (partially)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 20(3) (partially)
s. 21(3) (partially)
ss. 22 and 23

s. 24 (partially)
1st August 1996
1996/2048

s. 25 (partially)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 27 (partially)
s. 28(3) (partially)

s. 28(4)
1st August 1996
1996/2048

s. 29 (partially)

ss. 30 to 34
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 36(1) to (6)
1st August 1996
1996/2048

s. 36(7)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

ss. 37 to 50

s. 51 (partially)
1st August 1996
1996/2048

ss. 52 to 54
s. 55(1) (partially)

s. 55(1) (partially)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 55(2) and (3)
1st August 1996
1996/2048

ss. 56 to 64

ss. 65 and 66 (partially)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 72 (partially)
s. 75 (partially)
ss. 76 and 77
s. 80(3)

s. 80(3) (partially)
23rd August 1996
1996/2212

s. 84
1st October 1996

s. 86(4) and (5) (partially)
23rd August 1996

s. 88 to 91
1st October 1996

s. 92 (partially)
23rd August 1996

s. 92 (in so far as not already in force)
1st October 1996

s. 93

s. 96 (partially)
23rd August 1996

s. 105
1st October 1996

s. 106 (partially)
23rd August 1996

ss. 107 to 109
1st October 1996

ss. 111 to 117

s. 119 (partially)
23rd August 1996

s. 129(3) and (4)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 135
s. 138(4) to (6)
s. 139
s. 140
s. 141(2) and (3)
s. 142
s. 143
s. 147 (partially)

s. 159
1st April 1997
1996/2959

s. 160(1) to (3)

s. 160(4) and (5)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 161(2) and (3) (partially)

s. 161 (to the extent it is not already in force)
1st April 1997
1996/2959

s. 162(4) (partially)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 162 (to the extent it is not already in force)
1st April 1997
1996/2959

s. 163(7) (partially)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 163 (to the extent it is not already in force)
1st April 1997
1996/2959

s. 164

s. 165(1), (2) and (5)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 165 (to the extent it is not already in force)
1st April 1997
1996/2959

s. 166

s. 167(3) to (5)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 167 (partially)
23rd October 1996
1996/2658

s. 167 (to the extent that it is not already in force)
1st April 1997
1996/2959

s. 168

s. 169
1st October 1996
1996/2402

ss. 170 and 171
1st April 1997
1996/2959

s. 172
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 173
1st April 1996
1996/2959

s. 174
1st October 1996
1996/2402

ss. 175 and 176
20th January 1997
1996/2959

s. 177(3)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 177 (to the extent that it is not already in force)
20th January 1997
1996/2959

s. 178 to 181

s. 182
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 183(2)

s. 183 (to the extent that it is not already in force)
20th January 1996
1996/2959

s. 184

s. 185(2) and (3) (partially)
1st October
1996/2402

s. 185 (to the extent that it is not already in force)
20th January 1997
1996/2959

s. 186 to 188

s. 189(2) to (4)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 189 (to the extent that it is not already in force)
20th January 1997
1996/2959

s. 190 to 193

s. 194 (6) (partially)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 194 (to the extent that it is not already in force
20th January 1997
1996/2402

s. 195 to 197

s. 198(4) to (7) (partially)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 198 (to the extent that it is not already in force)
20th January 1997
1996/2959

s. 199(5)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 199 (to the extent that it is not already in force)
20th January 1997
1996/2959

s. 200 to 202

s. 203(1), (2) and (7)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 203 (to the extent that it is not already in force)
20th January 1997
1996/2959

s. 204 to 206

s. 207(4) to (6) (partially)
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 207 (to the extent that it is not already in force)
20th January 1997
1996/2959

ss. 208 and 209

s. 210(2)
1st October 1996
1996/2658

s. 210 (to the extent that it is not already in force)
20th January 1997
1996/2959

s. 211 to 214

s. 215
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 216
20th January 1997
1996/2959

ss. 217 and 218
1st October 1996
1996/2402

s. 222 (in so far as not already in force)

s. 227 (partially)
1st October 1996
1996/2212

s. 227 (partially)
1st April 1997
1996/2959



(1)
1996 c. 52.

(2)
c. 68 Seesections 144, 145 and 147 of the Housing Act 1996.
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