The Housing (Right to Buy) (Prescribed Persons) (Amendment) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-10-15

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Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 2651

The Housing (Right to Buy) (Prescribed Persons) (Amendment) Order 1996

15th October 1996

Laid before Parliament
22nd October 1996

Coming into force
12th November 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 section 130(2)(a) of and paragraph 8 of Schedule 4 to the Housing Act 1985(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order —

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Housing (Right to Buy) (Prescribed Persons) (Amendment) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 12th November 1996.


2.  In Schedule 1 to the Housing (Right to Buy) (Prescribed Persons) Order 1992:(2)

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

(b)after “the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority” insert “the United Kingdom Sports Council”.

David Curry
Minister of State,
Department of the Environment
10th October 1996

William Hague
Secretary of State for Wales
15th October 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order adds the English Sports Council and the United Kingdom Sports Council to the authorities and bodies prescribed by the Housing (Right to Buy) (Prescribed Persons) Order 1992. Periods spent as a tenant of any of those authorities or bodies are relevant for the entitlement to the right to buy under Part V of the Housing Act 1985 and the calculation of discount under that right.

1985 c. 68.

S.I. 1992/1703.