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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 09 Hansard (Tuesday, 19 August 2008) . . Page.. 3292 ..


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insert

25TAAffordable and community housing providers––voluntary removal from register

The housing commissioner must remove a registered housing provider from the register if––

the provider asks, in writing, to be removed; and

the housing commissioner has no ground for believing that the provider has breached a condition of registration, or is in breach of this part.


Schedule 2

Housing Assistance Amendment Bill 2008

Amendments moved by the Minister for Housing

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Clause 8

Proposed new section 25S (1A) and (1B)

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insert

(1A) If the housing commissioner proposes to intervene in the business of a registered housing provider, the commissioner must give the housing provider written notice stating—

the reasons for the proposed intervention; and

how the commissioner proposes to intervene; and

the reasonable time within which the housing provider may make representations to the commissioner about the proposed intervention.

(1B) The housing commissioner must not intervene in the business of a registered housing provider unless the commissioner—

has considered any representations made to the commissioner within the time stated in the notice given under subsection (1A); and

is satisfied on reasonable grounds that the intervention is appropriate in the circumstances and in accordance with the intervention guidelines.

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Clause 8

Proposed new section 25S (3)

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omit

may


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