The Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013 (Commencement, Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2014

Document Number:2014 No. 11 (W. 1) (C. 1)
 
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Welsh Statutory Instruments

Mobile Homes, Wales

Made

6 January 2014

The Welsh Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred upon them by sections 58(3)(b) , 63(1) , 63(9) , 64(2) and (3) of the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013(1) , make the following Order.

Title and interpretation

  1. (1) The title of this Order is the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013 (Commencement, Transitional and Saving Provisions) Order 2014.

    (2) In this Order—

    “the 1983 Act” (“Deddf 1983”) means the Mobile Homes Act 1983(2);

    “the 2013 Act” (“Deddf 2013”) means the Mobile Homes (Wales) Act 2013; and

    “tribunal” (“tribiwnlys”) has the meaning given in section 55(1) of the 2013 Act.

    Provisions coming into force on 7 January 2014

  2. For the purposes of making regulations, the appointed day for the coming into force of the following provisions of Part 4 of, and Schedule 2 to, the 2013 Act is 7 January 2014—

    (a) section 52 (site rules);

    (b) in Chapter 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 2 (mobile home agreements) —

    (i) paragraphs 9 to 13 (sale and gift of mobile home); and

    (ii) paragraph 23 (document in respect of increasing the pitch fee).

    Provisions coming into force on 1 October 2014

  3. (1) The appointed day for the coming into force of the following provisions of the 2013 Act is 1 October 2014—

    (a) Part 1 of, and Schedule 1 to, the 2013 Act (introduction);

    (b) Part 2 of the 2013 Act (licensing of mobile home sites, etc.);

    (c) Part 3 of the 2013 Act (protection from eviction);

    (d) Part 4 of, and Schedule 2 to, the 2013 Act (mobile home agreements) including the remainder of section 52 of Part 4 and paragraphs 9 to 13 and paragraph 23 of Chapter 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 2; and

    (e) Part 5 of, and Schedule 3 to, the 2013 Act (powers of local authorities).

    (2) The consequential amendments in Schedule 4 to the 2013 Act are therefore to be treated as not having effect until 1 October 2014.

    Saving Provisions – sale or gift of a mobile home

  4. (1) This article comes into force on 1 October 2014.

    (2) This article applies where, before 1 October 2014 , the occupier of a mobile home has served on the owner a request under paragraph 8(1 A) of Chapter 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the 1983 Act (sales) (including under that provision as applied by paragraph 9(2) of that Chapter (gifts)).

    (3) Notwithstanding article 3—

    (a) paragraphs 9 to 13 of Chapter 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the 2013 Act do not apply in relation to the request; and

    (b) paragraph 8 or 9 (as the case may be) of Chapter 2 of Part...

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