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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 22nd January 2002

STANDING COMMITTEE D


New Amendments handed in are marked thus *

COMMONHOLD AND LEASEHOLD REFORM BILL [LORDS]

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Resolution of the Committee [15th January].

   

Mr Adrian Sanders
Sue Doughty

99

Schedule     6,     page     98,     line     21,     leave out subparagraph (1).


   

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.


   

Ms Sally Keeble

101

Clause     128,     page     63,     line     31,     leave out '1' and insert '2'.


   

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.


   

Ms Sally Keeble

102

Clause     135,     page     65,     line     20,     at end insert—

          '(1ZB)   Where a flat forming part of a house is let to a person who is a qualifying tenant of the flat for the purposes of Chapter 1 or 2 of Part 1 of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993 (c.28), a tenant of the house does not have any right under this Part of this Act unless, at the relevant time, he 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 ten years.".'.

   

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.'.


   

Ms Sally Keeble

103

Clause     137,     page     66,     line     19,     leave out '(1ZA)' and insert '(1ZB)'.

   

Ms Sally Keeble

104

Clause     137,     page     66,     line     21,     leave out '(1ZB)' and insert '(1ZC)'.

   

Ms Sally Keeble

105

Clause     137,     page     66,     line     44,     leave out '(1ZC)' and insert '(1ZD)'.

   

Ms Sally Keeble

106

Clause     137,     page     66,     line     47,     leave out '(1ZB)' and insert '(1ZC)'.


   

Mr John M. Taylor

127

*Clause     138,     page     67,     line     7,     at end insert—

      '(za) omit paragraph (a),'.

   

Mr John M. Taylor

129

*Clause     138,     page     67,     line     7,     at end insert—

      '(za) at the end of paragraph (a) insert 'and the tenancy was granted for a term of years certain not exceeding ninety years.'.

   

Mr John M. Taylor

128

*Clause     138,     page     67,     line     8,     leave out paragraph (a) and insert—

      '(a) omit pararaph (b), and'.


   

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.".'.


   

Sue Doughty
Mr Adrian Sanders

92

Clause     149,     page     72,     line     18,     after 'period', insert' 'on commencement of the tenancy or on notification by the tenant of his intention to terminate the tenancy.'.

   

Sue Doughty
Mr Adrian Sanders

93

Clause     149,     page     72,     line     18,     after 'period', insert 'and on notification by the tenant of his intention to terminate or assign the lease'.

   

Sue Doughty
Mr Adrian Sanders

91

Clause     149,     page     73,     line     36,     at end insert—

    '21A   Penalty for non-compliance

       If, on an application made by the tenant to a leasehold valuation tribunal, the tribunal determines that the landlord has failed to comply with the provisions of section 21(1) above, it may award compensation to the tenant in a sum not exceeding three times the service charge for the year in which the non-compliance occurred.'.


   

Ms Sally Keeble

107

Clause     151,     page     75,     line     30,     leave out 'Where an amount is alleged to be payable by way of service charge,'.

   

Ms Sally Keeble

108

Clause     151,     page     75,     line     32,     leave out 'or not any amount is so' and insert 'a service charge is'.

   

Ms Sally Keeble

109

Clause     151,     page     76,     line     13,     leave out from 'having' to end of line 14 and insert 'made any payment.'.


   

Ms Sally Keeble

110

Schedule     11,     page     122,     leave out line 14.

   

Ms Sally Keeble

111

Schedule     11,     page     122,     line     16,     leave out 'or not any amount is so' and insert 'an administration charge is'.

   

Ms Sally Keeble

112

Schedule     11,     page     122,     line     34,     leave out from 'having' to end of line 35 and insert 'made any payment.'.


   

Mr Adrian Sanders
Sue Doughty

98

Clause     159,     page     81,     line     23,     leave out 'must be in a prescribed form' and insert 'must contain such information as may be prescribed'.

 
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