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The Housing Renewal Main Grants (Recovery of Compensation) General Consent 1996

The Secretary of State for the Environment, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 51 and 94 of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby gives to local housing authorities in England the following general consent:

Citation and commencement
  • 1. This consent may be cited at the Housing Renewal Main Grants (Recovery of Compensation) General Consent 1996 and shall come into force on 17 December 1996.
Consent
  • 2. Where a local housing authority approve an application for grant under Part 1 of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 they may impose a condition requiring the applicant to take reasonable steps to pursue any relevant claim to which section 51 of that Act applies and to repay the grant, so far as is appropriate, out of the proceeds of such a claim.

 

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State
C L L Braun
Assistant Secretary. Department of the Environment
2 December 1996