The Right to Purchase (Prescribed Persons) (Scotland) Amendment Order 1998

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Published: 1998-05-11

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 1275 (S.67)

HOUSING, SCOTLAND
The Right to Purchase (Prescribed Persons) (Scotland) Amendment Order 1998

Made
11th May 1998

Laid before Parliament
21st May 1998

Coming into force
15th June 1998

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 61(11)(w) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Right to Purchase (Prescribed Persons) (Scotland) Amendment Order 1998 and shall come into force on 15th June 1998.

Amendment of Order

2.  In the list of prescribed persons in article 2 of the Right to Purchase (Prescribed Persons) (Scotland) Order 1993(2)–

(a)after “the Electricity Council,” insert “the English Sports Council,”; and

(b)after “the Sports Council for Wales,” insert the “United Kingdom Sports Council,”.

Calum MacDonald
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office
St Andrew’s House,
Edinburgh
11th May 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
Under the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 qualification for the right to purchase and entitlement to discount depend inter alia on occupation as a tenant of a house or of a succession of houses provided by the public sector landlords mentioned in section 61(11) of that Act. Paragraph (w) of subsection (11) of section 61 states that in addition to the persons specifically mentioned in that subsection the Secretary of State may prescribe other persons by Order. This Order adds another two persons to the list of prescribed persons in the Right to Purchase (Prescribed Persons) (Scotland) Order 1993, namely the English Sports Council and the United Kingdom Sports Council.


(1)
1987 c. 26.

(2)
S.I. 1993/1625, amended by S.I. 1994/2097.
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