The Housing (Right to Buy) (Prescribed Forms) (Wales) Regulations 2015

JurisdictionWales
CitationSI 2015/1320 (W118)
Year2015

2015No. 1320 (W. 118)

HOUSING, WALES

The Housing (Right to Buy) (Prescribed Forms) (Wales) Regulations 2015

20January2015

22January2015

The Welsh Ministers make the following Regulations in exercise of powers conferred upon the Secretary of State by section 176(1) and (5) of the Housing Act 1985( 1) as extended by section 26(3) of the Welsh Language Act 1993( 2) and now vested in them( 3).

Title, commencement, application and interpretation

1.-(1) The title of these Regulations is the Housing (Right to Buy) (Prescribed Forms) (Wales) Regulations 2015 and they come into force on 22 January 2015.

(2) These Regulations apply in relation to Wales.

(3) In these Regulations, "the Act" ("y Ddeddf") means the Housing Act 1985.

Notice claiming to exercise the right to buy

2. A notice under section 122(1) of the Act( 4) is one which is in the form set out in Schedule 1, or in a form substantially to the like effect.

Notice in reply to tenant's right to buy claim

3. A notice under section 124(1) of the Act( 5) is one which is in the form set out in Schedule 2, or in a form substantially to the like effect.

Initial notice of delay

4. A notice under section 153A(1) of the Act( 6) is one which is in the form set out in Schedule 3, or in a form substantially to the like effect.

Initial notice of delay - landlord's counter notice

5. A notice under section 153A(3)(b) of the Act( 7) is one which is in the form set out in Schedule 4, or in a form substantially to the like effect.

Operative notice of delay

6. A notice under section 153A(5) of the Act is one which is in the form set out in Schedule 5, or a form substantially to the like effect.

Prescribed particulars to be contained in the notices

7. The particulars to be contained in a notice prescribed by regulations 2 to 6 are those required by that form.

Revocations, savings and transitional provisions

8.-(1) The Regulations specified in Schedule 6 are revoked in relation to Wales.

(2) Nothing in these Regulations affects the validity of any notice given before the 22 January 2015 if the notice was given in a form prescribed by any of the Regulations specified in Schedule 6, or in a form substantially to the like effect.

Lesley Griffiths

Minister of Communities and Tackling Poverty, one of the Welsh Ministers

20 January 2015

SCHEDULES

SCHEDULE 1

Regulation 2

NOTICE CLAIMING TO EXERCISE THE RIGHT TO BUY

SCHEDULE 2

Regulation 3

NOTICE IN REPLY TO TENANT'S RIGHT TO BUY CLAIM

SCHEDULE 3

Regulation 4

INITIAL NOTICE OF DELAY

SCHEDULE 4

Regulation 5

INITIAL NOTICE OF DELAY - LANDLORD'S COUNTER NOTICE

SCHEDULE 5

Regulation 6

OPERATIVE NOTICE OF DELAY

SCHEDULE 6

Regulation 8

REVOCATIONS

Housing (Right to Buy) (Prescribed Forms) Regulations 1986( 8)

Housing (Right to Buy) (Prescribed Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 1989( 9)

Housing (Right to Buy Delay Procedure) (Prescribed Forms) Regulations 1989( 10)

Housing (Right to Buy) (Prescribed Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 1992( 11)

Housing (Right to Buy Delay Procedure) (Prescribed Forms) (Amendment) Regulations 1993( 12)

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