Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill [H.L.] -
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Clause 123
 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 123 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 124
 
  
BY THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
224     Page 57, line 33, leave out ("eighty") and insert ("ninety") 
224A     Page 57, line 33, leave out ("eighty") and insert ("one hundred") 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 124 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 126
 
  
BY THE LORD WILLIAMS OF ELVEL
THE EARL OF CAITHNESS
THE LORD RICHARD
 
225     Page 58, line 3, leave out subsection (2) 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
226     Page 58, line 3, leave out subsections (2) and (3) and insert--
        ("(2)  In subsection (2A)(a), for "three years" substitute "twelve months".
        (3)  In subsection (2B), after "the condition is that the tenant" insert "or an adult member of his family".
        (4)  In subsection (2B)(a), for "three years" substitute "twelve months".
        (5)  After subsection (3) insert--
        (3A)  A body corporate shall be treated as satisfying the condition specified in subsection (2B) if that condition would have been satisfied if an individual who is a member of the body corporate had been the tenant of the flat.
        (3B)  For the purposes of this section, references to any person being an adult member of another's family shall have the same meaning as in section 10.".")
 
  
BY THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
226A     Page 58, line 4, at end insert--
        ("(  )  In subsection (2), for paragraph (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."")
 
  
BY THE LORD WILLIAMS OF ELVEL
THE EARL OF CAITHNESS
 
227     Page 58, line 5, leave out subsection (3) and insert--
        ("(3)  In subsections (2)(b), (2A) and (2B) (requirement that tenant has occupied flat as only principal home for three years), for "three years" substitute "six months" in each case.")
 
  
BY THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
227A     Page 58, line 5, leave out ("(2)(b),") 
  
BY THE BARONESS GARDNER OF PARKES
THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 126 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 130
 
  
BY THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
227B     Page 58, line 36, leave out from ("lease),") to end of line 37 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."")
 
  
After Clause 130
 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
228     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  In Schedule 13 to the 1993 Act, omit--
    (a)  paragraph 2(b);
    (b)  paragraphs 4 to 4B; and
    (c)  paragraph 10.")
Abolition of marriage value.
  
BY THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
228A     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  In paragraph 2 of Schedule 13 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".")
Interest payable on the purchase price.
  
Clause 131
 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 131 stand part of the Bill. 
  
Clause 132
 
  
BY THE LORD KINGSLAND
 
228B     Page 59, line 7, leave out ("eighty") and insert ("ninety") 
228C     Page 59, line 7, leave out ("eighty") and insert ("one hundred") 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
     The above-named Lords give notice of their intention to oppose the Question that Clause 132 stand part of the Bill. 
  
After Clause 132
 
  
BY THE LORD WILLIAMS OF ELVEL
 
229     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  For leases where there is an unexpired term of more than 50 but less than 80 years, for each year in reverse chronological order following the eightieth, the amount of marriage value shall be increased by one thirtieth pro-rata, until the fiftieth year at which point the marriage value shall revert to full value.")Marriage value.
  
After Clause 133
 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
230     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 ("LENGTHS OF RESIDENCe 
     .  In section 4 of the 1967 Act, for "three years" substitute "twelve months".")Lengths of residence.
231     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 ("ABOLITION OF MARRIAGE VALUe 
     .--(1)  Section 9 of the 1967 Act is amended as follows.
 
    (2)  In subsection (1A) after "willing seller" insert "with the tenant and members of his family (as defined in section 7(7) of this Act) who reside in the house not buying or seeking to buy".
 
    (3)  In subsection (1C), omit the words after "in accordance with subsection (1A) above".")
Abolition of marriage value.
232     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 ("LONG LEASES> 
     .  In section 1AA of the 1967 Act, omit--
    (a)  in subsection (1), the words "falls within subsection (2) below and",
    (b)  subsection (2),
    (c)  subsection (4).")
Long leases.
233     Insert the following new Clause-- 
 ("Excluded tenancies 
     .  In section 1AA of the 1967 Act, omit--
    (a)  in subsection (1), the words "and is not an excluded tenancy",
    (b)  subsection (3),
    (c)  subsection (5).")
Excluded tenancies.
  
BY THE BARONESS HANHAM
 
233A     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  In section 7 of the 1967 Act (rights of members of family succeeding to tenancy on death), after subsection (8) insert--
        (8A)  On the death of a person who has for the three years before his death been a qualifying tenant of a dwellinghouse, the rights conferred by this Act are exercisable, subject to and in accordance with this Act, by his personal representatives; and, accordingly, in such a case references in this Act to the tenant shall, in so far as the context permits, be to the personal representatives."
    (2)  In section 5 of the 1967 Act (general provisions as to claims to enfranchisement or extension), at the end of subsection (1) insert--
        A notice under this section may not be given by the personal representatives of a tenant later than six months after the grant of probate or letters of administration.".")
Personal representatives.
  
BY THE LORD HODGSON OF ASTLEY ABBOTTS
 
233AA     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  The 1967 Act is amended as follows.
 
    (2)  In section 1(1), omit the words ", occupying the house as his residence,".
 
    (3)  In section 1(1)(a), omit the words "at a low rent".
 
    (4)  In section 1(1)(b), omit the words after "at a low rent" to the end of the paragraph and substitute "for the last two years".
 
    (5)  In section 1(1A) omit the words "at a low rent".
 
    (6)  Omit section 1(2).
 
    (7)  In section 1(3) omit the words from "tenant of a house" to "not so occupying it)".
 
    (8)  In section 1A omit subsection (2).
 
    (9)  Omit section 1AA.
 
    (10)  Omit section 4.
 
    (11)  Omit section 4A.
 
    (12)  In section 9(1)(c), omit the word ", 1AA".
 
    (13)  In section 9A, omit the word ", 1AA".)
Qualification for enfranchisement or extension.
  
Before Clause 134
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HANHAM
 
233B     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  Section 1 of the 1967 Act is amended as follows.
 
    (2)  In subsection (1), omit "occupying the house as his residence".
 
    (3)  In paragraph (b) of that subsection, for "and occupying it as his residence, for the last three years or for periods amounting to three years in the last 10 years" substitute "for the last two years".
 
    (4)  Omit subsections (2), (3) and (3A).")
Tenants
entitled to
enfranchisement
or extension.
233C     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  Section 1AA of the 1967 Act (additional right to enfranchisement only case of houses whose rent exceeds applicable limit under section 4) is amended as follows.
 
    (2)  In subsection (2)--
    (a)  in paragraph (a) for "thirty-five" substitute "twenty-one",
    (b)  in paragraph (d)(i) for "thirty-five" substitute "twenty-one",
    (c)  in paragraph (d)(ii) for "thirty-five" substitute "twenty-one".")
Additional
rights to
enfranchisement.
  
Clause 134
 
  
BY THE LORD GOODHART
THE BARONESS HAMWEE
 
234     Page 59, line 18, after ("lease),") insert--
    ("(  )  subsection (1B) (extended tenancy not an assured tenancy or assured agriculture occupancy),")
 
  
After Clause 134
 
  
BY THE BARONESS HANHAM
 
234A     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  Section 6 of the 1967 Act is amended as follows.
 
    (2)  Omit subsections (1) and (3).
 
    (3)  In subsection (2) omit "in respect of his occupation of the house".")
Rights of trustees.
234B     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .--(1)  Section 7 of the 1967 Act is amended as follows.
 
    (2)  In subsection (1)--
    (a)  omit "occupying it as his residence," and "resident in the house".
    (3)  For paragraphs (a) and (b) substitute "the deceased person was the tenant under that tenancy".")
Rights of members of family succeeding to tenancy on death.
  
BY THE LORD HODGSON OF ASTLEY ABBOTS
 
234C     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     ("  .  In section 9(1C) of the 1967 Act, for the words "not exceed" substitute the word "equal".")Share of marriage value.
 
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