The Rent Assessment Committees (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 1997

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Published: 1997-12-16

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 3007

LANDLORD AND TENANT, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Rent Assessment Committees (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 1997

Made
16th December 1997

Laid before Parliament
22nd December 1997

Coming into force
15th January 1998

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 upon them by section 74 of the Rent Act 1977(1), and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations—

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Rent Assessment Committees (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 1997 and shall come into force on 15th January 1998.

Amendments

2.  The Rent Assessment Committees (England and Wales) Regulations 1971(2) shall be amended by substituting for regulation 2A(3) from the start to the end of paragraph (1):

“1988 and 1989 Act references

2A.—(1) This regulation applies where a reference is made under:

paragraph 5 of Schedule 5 to the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954(4) as applied by paragraph 19 of Schedule 10 to the Local Government and Housing Act 1989(5);

section 6, 13, 14A or 22 of the Housing Act 1988(6); or

paragraph 6(2) or 10(2) of Schedule 10 to the Local Government and Housing Act 1989.”.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Hilary Armstrong
Minister of State,
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
12th December 1997

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Win Griffiths
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Wales, Welsh Office
16th December 1997

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations amend the Rent Assessment Committees (England and Wales) Regulations 1971 (which regulate the procedure to be followed by rent assessment committees). The amendment takes account of the functions of rent assessment committees under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954, as applied by Schedule 10 to the Local Government and Housing Act 1989, in relation to long residential tenancies.


(1)
1977 c. 42; section 74(1)(b) was amended by paragraph 7 of Schedule 21 to the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (c. 28).

(2)
S.I. 1971/1065; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1988/2200, S.I. 1990/427 and S.I. 1993/653.

(3)
Regulation 2A was inserted by S.I. 1988/2200 and amended by S.I. 1990/427 and S.I. 1993/653.

(4)
2 & 3 Eliz. 2 c.56.

(5)
1989 c. 42.

(6)
1988 c. 50; section 14A was inserted by S.I. 1993/651.
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