Housing Act 1996
1996 Chapter 52 - continued

 
 
 

 
 
 
SCHEDULE 17
 
  HOMELESSNESS: CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS
 
Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 (c.42)
 1. In Schedule 1 to the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 (enactments conferring functions assigned to Social Services Committee) for the entry relating to the Housing Act 1985 substitute-
 
 
 
"Housing Act 1996 Section 213(1)(b)
 
Co-operation in relation to homeless persons and persons threatened with homelessness.".
 
Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1984 (c.xxvii)
 2. In section 39 of the Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1984 (occupants removed from buildings to have priority housing need) for "Part III of the Housing Act 1985 (housing the homeless)" substitute "Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 (homelessness)".
 
 
Housing Act 1985 (c.68)
 3. In Schedule 1 to the Housing Act 1985 (tenancies which are not secure tenancies), for paragraph 4 (accommodation for homeless persons) substitute-
 
 

"Accommodation for homeless persons
     4. A tenancy granted in pursuance of any function under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 (homelessness) is not a secure tenancy unless the local housing authority concerned have notified the tenant that the tenancy is to be regarded as a secure tenancy.".
 
 
Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 (c.26)
 4. In section 42 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 (application of Part II to cases arising in England and Wales: request for co-operation)-
 
 
    (a) in subsection (1) for "section 67(1) of the Housing Act 1985" substitute "section 198(1) of the Housing Act 1996"; and
 
    (b) in subsections (2) and (3) for "section 72 of the Housing Act 1985" substitute "section 213 of the Housing Act 1996".
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