Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002

Amendment of section 90 of Principal Act (Power of housing authority to sell certain dwellings).

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15.—Section 90 (inserted by the Act of 1992) of the Principal Act is amended by inserting the following after subsection (6)—

“(6A) Where a dwelling is sold to a tenant under a purchase scheme, the housing authority shall not be liable after the date of sale for any charges payable in respect of the dwelling relating to:

( a) the provision of services to and the insurance of the dwelling and other charges relating to the management and control of the dwelling;

( b) the management and control of common areas appurtenant to the dwelling, where those common areas are also used by the occupants of other dwellings;

( c) the provision of services where those services are also provided to the occupants of other dwellings.”.