Amendments proposed to the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill [܃f3lords] - continued House of Commons

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Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

52

*Clause     70,     page     33,     line     21,     at end insert ', and

      (d) no part of the premises are let on a tenancy to which Part 2 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (c. 56) (business tenancies) applies, provided always that planning consent has been granted for such business use or that deemed planning consent for such use exists.'

   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

53

*Clause     70,     page     33,     line     21,     at end insert—

      '( ) But this Chapter does not apply to any part of a building which is not occupied, nor intended to be occupied, for residential use.'


   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

68

*Schedule     6,     page     96,     line     35,     leave out paragraph 1.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

48

*Clause     71,     page     34,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   The sum to which each member of an RTM company undertakes to contribute to the company's assets if it should be wound up whilst he is a member, or within one year after he ceases to be a member, for payment of the company's debts and liabilities contracted before he ceased to be a member, and of the costs, charges and expenses of winding up and for the adjustment of the rights of the contributories among themselves shall be the minimum sum, as defined in subsection (2B) below.

    (2B)   The minimum sum mentioned in subsection (2)(c) above shall be the following amount, namely the greater of—

      (a) the total service charge and rent payable by tenants in respect of the premises in the two years prior to the acquisition date, or

      (b) twice the average service charge and rent payable in respect of the premises in the five years prior to the acquisition date,

    in each case divided by the number of members of the RTM company.'.


   

Mr Adrian Sanders
Sue Doughty

7

Clause     72,     page     34,     line     20,     leave out from 'premises' to end of line 23.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

54

*Clause     72,     page     34,     line     23,     at end insert ', and

      (c) the holder of the freehold of the premises'

   

Mr Adrian Sanders
Sue Doughty

8

Clause     72,     page     34,     line     24,     at end insert 'provided that those landlords reside on the premises'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

55

*Clause     72,     page     34,     line     26,     at end insert—

      '(2A) Such regulations shall provide for the holder of the freehold of the premises to be able to appoint at least one director of the RTM company.'.


   

Mr Adrian Sanders
Sue Doughty

9

Clause     73,     page     35,     line     17,     at end insert—

    '(8)   Where the tenancy of a flat under a long lease is assigned, the assignee shall become the qualifying tenant for the purposes of this section.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

72

*Clause     76,     page     37,     line     15,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   Regulations shall prescribe that a notice to participate shall include, or be accompanied by, a prescribed statement setting out the principal responsibilities and obligations which the company will assume as the manager of the premises and setting out in particular the relevant provisions of the service charge residential management code made by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors or such other code as may be approved by the Secretary of State under the terms of section 87 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (c. 28).'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

56

*Clause     78,     page     38,     line     37,     at end insert—

      '( ) It must include an offer of cover to provide for the RTM company directors' and officers' liability insurance, fidelity guarantee and professional indemnity insurance.'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

70

*Clause     78,     page     38,     line     37,     at end insert—

    '( )   It must include an offer of cover to provide for the RTM Company directors' and officers' liability insurance, fidelity guarantee and professional indemnity insurance'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

57

*Clause     78,     page     38,     line     41,     leave out 'one month' and insert 'six months'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

58

*Clause     78,     page     38,     line     43,     at end insert ', or must state that the RTM company intends to apply to the leasehold valuation tribunal for it to acquire the right to manage at an earlier date'

   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

59

*Clause     78,     page     39,     line     5,     at end insert—

      '(10) Regulations may provide for the procedure for an RTM company to apply to a leasehold valuation tribunal for the acquisition of the right to manage earlier than six months after the relevant date.'.


   

Mr Adrian Sanders
Sue Doughty

10

Page     44,     line     32,     leave out Clause 89.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

60

*Clause     90,     page     46,     line     35,     at end add—

    '(8)   Unless the contractor party and the RTM company otherwise agree in writing within a period of 28 days after service of a contract notice, the management contract shall continue in full force and effect from the acquisition date as if it had been made between the contractor party and the RTM company and not with the manager party, save that the RTM company shall have no liability under it for breaches on the part of the manager party occurring prior to the acquisition date.'.

   

Mr Adrian Sanders
Sue Doughty

11

Page     45,     line     26,     leave out Clause 90.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

73

*Clause     96,     page     49,     line     18,     at end insert—

    '(     )   The RTM Company must not grant an approval in relation to the making of alterations, improvements or change use which will diminish the reversionary value of the landlord's interests.'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

71

*Clause     96,     page     49,     line     22,     leave out 'the making of improvements or alterations of use.'.


   

Mr Adrian Sanders
Sue Doughty

12

Clause     103,     page     52,     line     36,     after 'passed', insert 'by not fewer than 51 per cent. of the members of the company, voting in person by secret ballot.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

26

*Page     58,     line     8,     leave out Clause 113.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

61

*Clause     115,     page     58,     line     29,     after 'units', insert 'or following the conversion for 10 or more years before the date hereof".'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

27

*Page     59,     line     5,     leave out Clause 117.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

62

*Clause     123,     page     63,     line     3,     leave out from 'payable),' to end of line 4 and add 'in paragraph 1(1), for the definition of "the valuation date" substitute—

       "the valuation date" means the date of service of the reversioner's counter-notice.'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

28

*Page     63,     line     2,     leave out Clause 123.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

63

*Clause     127,     page     63,     line     27,     at end insert—

    '( )   For subsection (2)(b), substitute—

      "(b) the tenant or, if the lease by virtue of which the tenant is a qualifying tenant is vested in trustees, an individual having an interest in the trust, has occupied the flat as his only or principal residence for at least twelve months at any time, whether or not he has used it also for other purposes.".'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

64

*Clause     127,     page     63,     line     28,     leave out '(2)(b)'.

   

Mr William Cash
Mr John Taylor
Dr Julian Lewis
Mr Bill Wiggin
Andrew Selous

29

*Page     63,     line     24,     leave out Clause 127.



 
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