Regulatory Reform (Schemes under Section 129 of the Housing Act 1988) (England) Order 2003

Cited as:SI 2003/986
Jurisdiction:UK Non-devolved

2003No. 986

HOUSING, ENGLAND

REGULATORY REFORM

The Regulatory Reform (Schemes under Section 129 of the Housing Act 1988) (England) Order 2003

31stMarch2003

1stApril2003

(a) The First Secretary of State, ("the Secretary of State"), consulted( 1) - (i) such organisations as appeared to him to be representative of interests substantially affected by his proposals for this Order,(ii) the statutory bodies to whose functions those proposals relate,(iii) the National Assembly for Wales, and(iv) such other persons as he considered appropriate;(b) following the consultation mentioned in recital (a) the Secretary of State considered it appropriate to proceed with the making of this Order;(c) a document containing the proposals of the Secretary of State was laid before Parliament as required by section 6 of the Regulatory Reform Act 2001( 2) and the period for Parliamentary consideration under section 8 of that Act expired;(d) the Secretary of State had regard to the representations made during that period and, in particular, to the Seventh Report of Session 2002-03 of the Regulatory Reform Committee of the House of Commons and the Tenth Report of Session 2002-03 of the Delegated Powers and Regulatory Reform Committee of the House of Lords;(e) a draft of this Order was laid before Parliament with a statement giving details of those representations and the changes to the Secretary of State's proposals in the light of them;(f) the draft was approved by resolution of each House of Parliament; and(g) the Secretary of State is of the opinion that this Order does not remove any necessary protection or prevent any person from continuing to exercise any right or freedom which he might reasonably expect to continue to exercise;

Whereas:

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State in exercise of the powers conferred by section 1 of the Regulatory Reform Act 2001, hereby makes the following Order: -

Citation, commencement and extent

1. - (1) This Order may be cited as the Regulatory Reform (Schemes under Section 129 of the Housing Act 1988)(England) Order 2003.

(2) This Order shall come into force on the day after the day on which it is made.

(3) This Order extends only to England and Wales.

Amendment of section 129 of the Housing Act 1988

2. - (1) Section 129 of the Housing Act 1988( 3) shall be amended as follows.

(2) In subsection (1), after "and" insert ", where the authority is in Wales,".

(3) In subsection (2), after "together with"...

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