Anti-social Behaviour Bill—
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Clause 71

 

THE BARONESS SCOTLAND OF ASTHAL

139Page 53, line 20, leave out "subsection (2)" and insert "subsections (2) and (3)"
140Page 53, line 23, after "24(1)" insert "(Proceedings under section 222 of the Local Government Act 1972: power of arrest attached to injunction),"
141Page 53, line 27, at end insert—
"(3)  Part 8A comes into force—
(a)  in relation to complaints about hedges situated in England, in accordance with provision made by the Secretary of State by order;
(b)  in relation to complaints about hedges situated in Wales, in accordance with provision made by the National Assembly for Wales by order."
 

Clause 72

 

THE BARONESS SCOTLAND OF ASTHAL

142Page 53, line 34, after "purposes" insert ", different cases"
143Page 53, line 37, after "provisions" insert "(including provisions applying, with or without modification, provision contained in an enactment)"
144Page 54, line 3, after "than" insert—
"(a)  regulations under section (Power to make further provision about documents in electronic form) or (Power to amend sections (Complaints to which this Part applies) and (High hedges)); or
(b)"  
145Page 54, line 3, at end insert—
"(5)  No regulations shall be made by the Secretary of State under section (Power to make further provision about documents in electronic form) or (Power to amend sections (Complaints to which this Part applies) and (High hedges)) (whether alone or with other provisions) unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing the regulations has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament."
 

Clause 74

 

THE BARONESS SCOTLAND OF ASTHAL

146Page 54, line 9, leave out ", 7 and 8" and insert "and 7 to 8A"
 

Schedule 1

 

THE BARONESS HAMWEE
THE BARONESS LINKLATER OF BUTTERSTONE

147Page 56, line 2, leave out "of the dwelling-house" and insert "under section 143E"
148Page 56, leave out lines 39 and 40 and insert—
"(2)      The court must make an order for possession under this section if it is satisfied—
(a)  that the tenant or a person residing in or visiting the dwelling-house has engaged or threatened to engage in conduct to which section 153A or 153B of the Housing Act 1996 (anti-social behaviour or use of premises for immoral or unlawful purposes) applies, and
(b)  the procedure under sections 143E and 143F has been followed."
149Page 62, line 20, at the end insert—
"(   )      In section 84 (grounds and orders for possession) after subsection (4) there is inserted the following subsection—
    "(5)      For the purposes of this section—
    (a)  secure tenancies include demoted tenancies with the meaning of section 143A of the Housing Act 1996;
    (b)  secure tenants include demoted tenants within the meaning of that section.""

 
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31 October 2003