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Clause 3

 

THE EARL OF CAITHNESS

Page 3, line 14, after "made" insert "and a payment of the reasonable costs of providing the documentation,"
Page 3, line 16, leave out subsection (4)
 

Clause 4

 

THE EARL OF CAITHNESS

Page 4, line 3, leave out "shall" and insert "need not"
Page 4, line 7, leave out subsections (3) to (6)
 

Clause 7

 

THE EARL OF CAITHNESS

Page 5, line 42, leave out paragraph (c)
Page 6, line 11, leave out paragraph (a)
Page 6, line 16, leave out subsection (7)
Page 6, line 27, leave out subsection (9)
Page 6, line 33, at end insert—
"(   )  The regulations shall require that any offer made for and on behalf of a purchaser is substantiated, if required, within seven working days by documentation confirming that the purchaser has access to the necessary finances to purchase the property at the agreed price.
(   )  The regulations shall require that all the information relating to service charges and other charges payable, required for a sellers pack, shall be provided within seven working days of the receipt in writing of the request by the responsible person."
 

Clause 16

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS HANHAM

Page 10, line 19, at end insert—
"(   )  Any review or homelessness strategy shall be part of the wider-ranging housing strategy of each authority."
 

Clause 17

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS HANHAM

Page 10, line 40, after "homelessness" insert ",   including rough sleeping,"
 

Clause 18

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS HANHAM

Page 11, line 24, after "homelessness" insert ",   including rough sleeping,"
Page 12, line 10, after "authorities," insert "housing associations, registered social landlords,"
 

Clause 28

 

THE LORD DIXON-SMITH
THE BARONESS HANHAM

Page 17, line 36, after "accommodation" insert "(including temporary accommodation) which may be available within the authority's district or within another authority's district"
Page 18, line 47, at end insert—
"(   )  The authority may suspend subsection (3) where it can reasonably show that operating its terms would have a detrimental effect on the provision of local housing needs."

 
 
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