The Approval of Codes of Management Practice(Residential Property) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-01-22

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 106

HOUSING, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Approval of Codes of Management Practice(Residential Property) Order 1998

Made
22nd January 1998

Laid before Parliament
30th January 1998

Coming into force
27th February 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 on them by section 87 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, and being satisfied that appropriate arrangements have been made for publishing the modifications of the code approved by this Order(2), hereby make the following Order—

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Approval of Codes of Management Practice (Residential Property) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 27th February 1998.

Approval of modifications of code of practice

2.  Modifications to “The Association of Retirement Housing Managers' Code of Practice for the Management of Leasehold Sheltered Housing”(3) which were submitted for approval on 15 December 1997 by the Association of Retirement Housing Managers, to be published by that body and to be printed by RAP Limited, 201 Spotland Road, Rochdale, Lancs., OL12 7AF (ISBN 0-9526691-1-0), are approved.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Hilary Armstrong
Minister of State,
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
21st January 1998

R. Davies
Secretary of State for Wales
22nd January 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
In this Order the Secretary of State approves modifications to a code of practice “The Association of Retirement Housing Managers' Code of Practice for the Management of Leasehold Sheltered Housing” which was approved by an earlier Order. The modifications are to be published by the Association of Retirement Housing Managers and will be printed by RAP Ltd., 201 Spotland Road, Rochdale, Lancs., OL12 7AF (ISBN 0-9526691-1-0).
Failure to comply with any provision of the code of practice does not of itself render any person liable to any proceedings, but in any proceedings, this code of practice shall be admissible as evidence and any provision which appears to be relevant to any question arising in the proceedings shall be taken into account.


(1)
1993 c. 28.

(2)
See section 87(2) of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993.

(3)
See S.I. 1995/3149 by which this code of practice was approved under section 87 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993.
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