Mobile Homes Act 1983

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1983 c. 34
to station a mobile home on land forming part of a protected site; andto occupy the mobile home as his only or main residence.specifies the names and addresses of the parties;includes particulars of the land on which the proposed occupier is to be entitled to station the mobile home that are sufficient to identify that land;sets out the express terms to be contained in the agreement F99(including any site rules (see section 2C) ) ;sets out the terms to be implied by section 2(1) below; andcomplies with such other requirements as may be prescribed by regulations made by the F146Secretary of State.not later than 28 days before the date on which any agreement for the sale of the mobile home to the proposed occupier is made, or(if no such agreement is made before the making of the agreement to which this Act applies) not later than 28 days before the date on which the agreement to which this Act applies is made.(4) But if the proposed occupier consents in writing to that statement being given to him by a date (“the chosen date”) which is less than 28 days before the date mentioned in subsection (3) (a) or (b) above, the statement must be given to him not later than the chosen contained in an agreement to which this Act applies, butwas not set out in a written statement given to the proposed occupier in accordance with subsections (2) to (4) above,to give him a written statement which complies with paragraphs (a) to (e) of subsection (2) (read with any modifications necessary to reflect the fact that the agreement has been made) , andto do so not later than such date as is specified in the order.(7) A statement required to be given to a person under this section may be either delivered to him personally or sent to him by post.(8) Any reference in this section to the making of an agreement to which this Act applies includes a reference to any variation of an agreement by virtue of which the agreement becomes one to which this Act applies.(8A) Subsections (3) , (4) and (6) do not apply in relation to a person occupying or proposing to occupy a transit pitch ... on a local authority gypsy and traveller site or a county council gypsy and traveller site and in such cases, the reference in subsection (5) to subsections (2) to (4) is to be treated as a reference to subsection (2) .(8B) In subsection (8A) “county council gypsy and traveller site”, “local authority gypsy and traveller site” and “transit pitch” all have the same meanings as in paragraph 1(4) of Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to this Act.shall be made by statutory instrument;may make different provision with respect to different cases or descriptions of case, including different provision for different areas.

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