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Fixing Of Terms Of Statutory Assured Tenancy

Volume 130: debated on Tuesday 29 March 1988

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I beg to move amendment No. 30, in page 10, line 35, leave out 'one month' and insert 'three months'.

With this it will be convenient to consider Government amendment No. 31.

Concern was expressed that one month allowed for an appeal was too short. We came to the conclusion that it would be reasonable to increase the period to three months.

Amendment agreed to.

Amendment made: No. 31, in page 10, line 40, leave out 'month' and insert 'period of three months'. — [Lord

I beg to move amendment No. 136, in page 11, line 31, after 'above', insert

`if the tenancy has been brought to an end by order of the sheriff under this Part of this Act or.'

With this it will be convenient to consider Government amendment No. 38.

This amendment simply provides that a rent assessment committee need not continue with a determination of rent for a statutory assured tenancy if that tenancy has been ended.

Amendment agreed to.