The Approval of Codes of Management Practice (Residential Property) Order 1995

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Published: 1995-10-19

This Statutory Instrument has been amended by S.I. 1995/3149 and is being issued free of charge to all known recipients of S.I. 1995/2782.
Statutory Instruments
1995 No. 2782

HOUSING, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Approval of Codes of Management Practice (Residential Property) Order 1995

Made
19th October 1995

Laid before Parliament
1st November 1995

Coming into force
1st January 1996

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 sections 87 and 100 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 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 1995 and shall come into force on 1st January 1996.

Approval of code of practice

2.  “The Association of Retirement Housing Managers' Code of Practice for the Management of Leasehold Sheltered Housing”, which was submitted for approval on 17th August 1995 by the Association of Retirement Housing Managers, to be published by that body and to be printed by RAP Limited, 201 Spotland Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 2AB (ISBN 0-9526691-092) is approved.

Transitional provision

3.  Article 2 does not apply for the purposes of section 87(7)(a) and (b) of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (use of code in proceedings) in relation to an act or omission occurring before this Order comes into force.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for the Environment

James Clappison
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Department of the Environment
17th October 1995

William Hague
Secretary of State for Wales
19th October 1995

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
In this Order the Secretary of State approves a code of practice relating to the management of residential property by landlords and others who discharge management functions. The approval is subject to the transitional provision in article 3.
The code is “The Association of Retirement Housing Managers' Code of Practice for the Management of Leasehold Sheltered Housing”. It is to be published by the Association of Retirement Housing Managers and to be printed by RAP Ltd., 201 Spotland Road, Rochester, Kent, ME1 2AB (ISBN 0-9526691-0-2).
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.
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