Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act 1998

Minister and adoption of accommodation programmes.

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18. (1) The Minister, after consultation with the F32 [ housing authorities ] concerned, may—

( a) require 2 or more than 2 F32 [ housing authorities ] to prepare jointly and adopt an accommodation programme by a date specified by the Minister, and

( b) require that where an accommodation programme is being prepared in accordance with section 7(2) , the F32 [ housing authorities ] concerned co-ordinate such preparation and adoption in a manner, in relation to such matters and by a date, specified by the Minister,

and the F32 [ housing authorities ] concerned shall comply with any such requirement.

(2) The Minister may, after consultation with a F32 [ housing authority ], require that F32 [ housing authority ] to amend or replace an accommodation programme in a manner and by a date specified by the Minister and the F32 [ housing authority ] concerned shall comply with any such requirement.