Amendments proposed to the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill [Lords], As Amended - continued House of Commons

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Landlord's share of marriage value

   

Mr Adrian Sanders
Sue Doughty

NC1

To move the following Clause:—

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


Enfranchised properties located within 'scheme area'

   

Mr Adrian Sanders
Sue Doughty

NC4

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1)   This Chapter shall from the commencement of this Act apply to a dwelling within the meaning of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967, as amended, and the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993, as amended, which—

      (a) has been enfranchised;

      (b) is situated within an area ("scheme area") in respect of which a scheme of management has been approved and is in force pursuant to section 19 of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 or Chapter IV of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993.

    (2)   The right to manage provisions of this Chapter shall come into operation two months after a notice has been served by, or on behalf of not less than one half of the owners of enfranchised properties within the scheme area, and the form of notice shall be prescribed by regulations and shall be deemed to have been served from the seventh day after the notice has been sent by first class recorded delivery post addressed to the landlord or his agent at his last known address or left at such premises.

    (3)   On demand, the landlord shall provide an enfranchised owner intending to join with others to serve a notice of right to manage with the names and addresses of all enfranchised owners within the scheme area.'.


Notices of claim to be overriding interest

   

Mr Adrian Sanders
Sue Doughty

NC5

To move the following Clause:—

    '.—(1)   Section 5 of the 1967 Act is amended as follows.

    (2)   In subsection (5)—

      (a) for the words "nor shall any right of a tenant arising from a notice under this Act of his desire to have the freehold or to have an extended lease be an overriding interest" there is substituted "; but any right of a tenant arising from a notice under this Act of his desire to have the freehold or to have an extended lease shall be an overriding interest"; and

      (b) omit the words after "Land Registration Act 1925", the first time it occurs.'.


Contractor party as employee of manager party
   

Mr William Cash
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Andrew Selous
Mr John Taylor
Mr Bill Wiggin
Dr Julian Lewis

NC16

To move the following Clause:—

    '(1)   Where a contractor party is an employee of the manager party, the acquisition of the right to manage by the RTM company shall be deemed to be the transfer of an undertaking for the purposes of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1981.

    (2)   In every other case an existing management contract shall, unless novated by the contractor party and the RTM company, be deemed to be frustrated.'.


   

Mr Adrian Sanders
Sue Doughty

25

Page     34,     line     20     [Clause     72],     at end insert ', or—

      (d) they consist of individual houses and blocks of flats comprised in an estate management scheme.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Andrew Selous
Mr John Taylor
Mr Bill Wiggin
Dr Julian Lewis

73

Page     100,     line     6     [Schedule     6],     leave out sub-paragraph (4).


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Andrew Selous
Mr John Taylor
Mr Bill Wiggin
Dr Julian Lewis

74

Page     101     [Schedule     6],     leave out lines 13 to 15.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Andrew Selous
Mr John Taylor
Mr Bill Wiggin
Dr Julian Lewis

84

Page     35,     line     30     [Clause     74],     after the 'company', insert—

    '(4A)   The regulations shall include provisions which shall insure that in the opinion of the appropriate national authority RTM companies shall have access to sufficient working capital to function effectively.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Andrew Selous
Mr John Taylor
Mr Bill Wiggin
Dr Julian Lewis

83

Page     38,     line     46     [Clause     78],     after 'before', insert—

    '(2A)   The delivery of a notice of invitation to participate by hand at or by recorded delivery to the flat held by the person required to be served under section 78(2) hereof shall be deemed to be good service on the day of such service.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Andrew Selous
Mr John Taylor
Mr Bill Wiggin
Dr Julian Lewis

72

Page     43,     line     37     [Clause     87],     leave out 'the claim notice is deemed to be withdrawn' and insert 'the tribunal may, on the application of any person specified in section 86(2)(a) above, make an order declaring the application to have ceased to have effect on such dates as may be specified by the tribunal.'.


   

Ms Sally Keeble

33A

Page     50,     line     5     [Clause     98],     at end insert '; but nothing in this section or section 99 applies in relation to an approval concerning only a part of the premises consisting of a flat or other unit not held under a lease by a qualifying tenant.'.


   

Ms Sally Keeble

34

Page     52,     line     18     [Clause     102],     after 'leases' insert '(including enactments contained in this Act or any Act passed after this Act)'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Andrew Selous
Mr John Taylor
Mr Bill Wiggin
Dr Julian Lewis

71

Page     54,     line     12     [Clause     105],     at end insert—

    '(6)   The tribunal shall have the power to appoint a new manager in the place of the RTM company if—

      (a) the RTM company wishes to withdraw; and

      (b) it is just and convenient to appoint a new manager.'.


   

Ms Sally Keeble

35

Page     59,     line     9     [Clause     116],     at end insert—

    '(2)   In section 69(1)(b) of the 1993 Act (estate management schemes), for "by virtue of the amendments of that Chapter made by paragraph 3 of Schedule 9 to the Housing Act 1996 (c.52)" substitute "in circumstances in which, but for section 116(1) of the Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 and the repeal by that Act of paragraph 3 of Schedule 9 to the Housing Act 1996 (c.52), they would have been entitled to acquire it by virtue of the amendments of that Chapter made by that paragraph".'.


   

Ms Sally Keeble

36

Page     61,     line     7     [Clause     121],     after 'notice' insert 'to the company'.

   

Ms Sally Keeble

37

Page     61,     line     14     [Clause     121],     leave out from 'if' to end of line 16 and insert 'he has given a participation notice to the company within the period beginning with the date of the assignment and ending 28 days later (or, if earlier, on the execution of a relevant conveyance to the company).'.

   

Ms Sally Keeble

38

Page     61,     line     18     [Clause     121],     leave out from 'if' to end of line 19 and insert 'they have given a participation notice to the company at any time (before the execution of a relevant conveyance to the company).'.

   

Ms Sally Keeble

39

Page     61,     line     20     [Clause     121],     leave out second 'a' and insert 'the'.

   

Ms Sally Keeble

40

Page     61,     line     22     [Clause     121],     at end insert—

    '(7A)   For the purposes of this section a participation notice given to the company during the period—

      (a) beginning with the date when the company gives a notice under section 13, and

      (b) ending immediately before a binding contract is entered into in pursuance of the notice under section 13,

    is of no effect unless a copy of the participation notice has been given during that period to the person who (in accordance with section 9) is the reversioner in respect of the premises.'.


   

Mr William Cash
Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Andrew Selous
Mr John Taylor
Mr Bill Wiggin
Dr Julian Lewis

66

Page     107,     line     39     [Schedule     8],     at end insert 'Such notice shall state that the notice is given pursuant to the provisions of section 20 of this Act and state the consequences of a failure timeously to comply with the notice.'.


   

Ms Sally Keeble

41

Page     115,     line     7     [Schedule     8],     leave out from 'tenants' to end of line 8 and insert ', as" substitute "persons who are participating members of the RTE company immediately before a binding contract is entered into in pursuance of the initial notice, as", and

      (b) for "participating tenants, once" substitute "those participating members, once".'.


   

Ms Sally Keeble

42

Page     63,     line     31     [Clause     125],     at end insert—

    '(2)   In section 18(1) of the 1993 Act (duty to disclose existence of agreements affecting premises etc.), for "valuation date for the purposes of Schedule 6" substitute "time when a binding contract is entered into in pursuance of the initial notice".'.

 
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