The Housing (Right to Buy) (Designated Rural Area and Designated Region) (England) Order 2019

Document Number:2019 No. 1006
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 10/07/2019
 
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Statutory Instruments

Housing, England

Made

10 th June 2019

Laid before Parliament

11 th June 2019

Coming into force

10 th July 2019

The Secretary of State makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 157(1)(c) and (3) of the Housing Act 1985(1).

Citation, commencement and interpretation

  1. —(1) This Order may be cited as the Housing (Right to Buy) (Designated Rural Area and Designated Region) (England) Order 2019 and comes into force on 10 th July 2019.

    (2) In this Order “the Act” means the Housing Act 1985.

    Designated rural area

  2. In the district of Teignbridge, the parish of Abbotskerswell is designated as a rural area for the purposes of section 157 of the Act.

    Designated region

  3. In relation to a dwelling-house which is situated in the parish of Abbotskerswell, the region designated for the purposes of section 157(3) of the Act is the County of Devon.

    Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government

    Kit Malthouse

    Minister of State

    Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

    10 th June 2019

    EXPLANATORY NOTE

    (This note is not part of the Order)

    This Order designates the parish of Abbotskerswell in the district of Teignbridge as a rural area under section 157(1)(c) of the Housing Act 1985 (“the Act”).

    The county of Devon is the designated region under section 157(3) of the Act in relation to dwelling-houses in the parish of Abbotskerswell.

    The effect of this order is to enable a local authority or housing association which sells a dwelling house in a designated rural area under Part 5 of the Act (the right to buy) to impose a covenant requiring its consent to any further disposal unless that further disposal is an exempted disposal under section 160 of the Act. Under section 157(3) of the...

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