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Statutory Instrument 1999 No. 68

The Housing Renewal Grants (Common Parts) Order 1999

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS


1999 No. 68


HOUSING, ENGLAND AND WALES

The Housing Renewal Grants (Common Parts) Order 1999

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 Made14th January 1999 
 Laid before Parliament20th January 1999 
 Coming into force10th February 1999 

The Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions, as respects England, and the Secretary of State for Wales, as respects Wales, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by sections 14(2)(d) and 146(1) of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996[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 Renewal Grants (Common Parts) Order 1999 and shall come into force on 10th February 1999.

Occupying tenants
    2.For the purposes of section 14(2)(d) of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (common parts grants: occupation of flats by occupying tenants), a condition is specified in relation to a tenancy that it is for a term of years absolute of which not less than five years remain unexpired at the date of the application.

Application
    3.This Order shall not apply in relation to applications made before this Order comes into force.



Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions


Hilary Armstrong
Minister of State, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions

12th January 1999



Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales


Jon Owen Jones
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office

14th January 1999



EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)


This Order extends the availability of common parts grants for works to a building under Part I of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (grants for renewal of private sector housing). One of the conditions for such grants is that the required proportion of the flats in the building is occupied by tenants with tenancies of the kind listed in section 14(2) of the Act. Article 2 of this Order adds a further category of tenancy to the list.


Notes:

[1] 1996 c. 53.back



ISBN 0 11 080360 4


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