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

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.


   

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

65

Clause     131,     page     64,     line     30,     leave out from 'lease),' to end of line 31 and insert 'in paragraph 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

30

Page     64,     line     28,     leave out Clause 131.


   

Mr Adrian Sanders
Sue Doughty

13

Page     64,     line     32,     leave out Clause 132.


   

Mr Adrian Sanders
Sue Doughty

14

Page     64,     line     36,     leave out Clause 133.


   

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

31

Page     65,     line     11,     leave out Clause 135.


   

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

66

Clause     136,     page     66,     line     2,     at end insert 'and has occupied it 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

50

Clause     136,     page     66,     line     11,     at end insert—

    '(1C)   This Part of this Act shall not have effect to confer any right on the tenant of a house where—

      (i) the house is for the time being let as two or more flats or units; and

      (ii) the tenency is superior to those held by the other tenants,

    unless, at the relevant time, the tenant has been occupying the house, or any part of it, as his only or main residence (whether or not he has been using it for other purposes)—

      (a) for the last two years; or

      (b) for periods amounting to two years in the last 10 years.'.


   

Shona McIsaac
Dr Brian Iddon

89

*Clause     139,     page     67,     line     33,     leave out 'one year' and insert 'five years'.


   

Shona McIsaac
Dr Brian Iddon

90

*Clause     144,     page     69,     line     22,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   In section 9 of the 1967 Act, after subsection (2) insert—

          "(2A)   The landord shall provide the tenant with notice in writing of the basis on which the price payable for the house and premises has been calculated.".'.

   

Dr Brian Iddon
Shona McIsaac

74

Page     69,     line     16,     leave out Clause 144.


   

Dr Brian Iddon
Shona McIsaac

75

Page     69,     line     29,     leave out Clause 145.


   

Dr Brian Iddon
Shona McIsaac

76

Page     70,     line     9,     leave out Clause 146.


NEW CLAUSES RELATING TO PART 2

   

Mr Adrian Sanders
Sue Doughty

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

       'Paragraphs 4, 4Aa and 4B of Schedule 13 to the 1993 Act (landlord's share of marriage value) are hereby repealed'.'


Exclusion of buildings qualifying for enfranchisement under the 1993 Act
   

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

NC9

To move the following Clause:—

    '( )   The 1967 Act shall not apply to any building which meets, or may at sometime be reasonably expected to meet the qualifying tests in Part 1, Chapter 1 of the 1993 Act.'.


Price payable by nominee purchaser
   

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

NC10

To move the following Clause:—

       'In Paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 6 to the 1993 Act, at the insert—

      "(d) a sum equivalent to the interest accruing at the base rate applied by the London clearing banks at the time to a principal sum which is equivalent to the aggregate sum of the values derived from paragraphs (a) to (c) above during the period between the valuation date and the date of completion of the transaction.".'


Premium payable by tenant
   

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

NC11

To move the following Clause:—

       'In paragraph 2 of Schedule 12 to the 1993 Act, at the end insert—

      "(d) a sum equivalent to the interest accruing at the base rate applied by the London clearing banks at the time to a principal sum which is equivalent to the aggregate sum of the values derived from sub-paragraphs (a) to (c) above during the period between the valuation date and the date of the completion of the transaction.".'


Abolition of forfeiture
   

Dr Brian Iddon
Shona McIsaac

NC12

To move the following Clause:—

       'A right of re-entry or forefeiture under any proviso or stipulation in a lease of a dwelling for a breach of covenant or condition in the lease shall not be enforceable by action or otherwise'.


Low rent test: extension of rights

   

Shona McIsaac

NC 13

To move the following Clause:—

       .'. In Schedule 9 to the Housing Act 1996 (low rent test: extension of rights), after subsection (3)(c) of paragraph 1 (1AA) insert ", and

      (d) the freeholder satisfies a leasehold valuation tribunal that the house is integral to the management of the estate concerned and has been leased on terms relating to that purpose.

    (4)   An application to a leasehold valuation tribunal in accordance with paragraph (d) above shall be made by the freeholder within two months of his receipt of the relevant notice of the leaseholder's claim to enfranchise under the terms of this Act".'.


Tenants of houses on long lease to have first right of refusal on disposal

   

Shona McIsaac
Dr Brian Iddon

NC14

*To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1)   Section 1 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 is amended as follows—

    (2)   In subsection (2), before paragraph (a) insert—

      "(za) they consist of an individual house;".'.


Insurance provision under a lease

   

Mr Adrian Sanders
Sue Doughty

NC15

*To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   Any provision in a lease of a dwellinghouse to which this Act applies, whensoever created, requiring a tenant to insure with a nominated company and through the agency of a lessor (or both) or any other person, firm or company shall be void.

    (2)   Such provision shall continue to be in force so far as it relates to the insurance of a dwellinghouse against the usual household risks for the full reinstatement value and index-linked with any reputable insurance company.

    (3)   Where there is included in a lease of a dwellinghouse (other than a flat) to which this Act applies whensoever cleared a covenant by the Lessor to insure with right of recovery from the Lessee by way of additional rent or otherwise of the cost then the Lessee shall be entitled to give notice in a form prescribed and in accordance with regulations made by the Secretary of State whereupon the lease shall from the date specified in such notice be read and construed as if there were a covenant by the Lessee to insure in accordance with the terms of the covenant henceforth to be performed by the Lessee who shall produce on reasonable notice to the Lessor or his agent the policy of insurance and the receipt for the current premium paid, the covenant to insure by the Lessor no longer being of effect.'.

 
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