§ No. 17 in line 34, leave out `within a prescribed period'.
No. 18 in line 36, at end insert
`and any such authority shall comply with prescribed requirements as to the time for making such an application.'.
No. 19 in line 37, leave out subsection (2C) and insert—
`(2C) Where a local authority would have been required to apply to a rent officer for determination under the Housing
Act functions in a pre-commencement case, had the first regulations under subsection (2B) above come into force on 1st April 1989, regulations may make provision—
No. 20 in page 9, line 35, at end insert—
`(8CC) If the Secretary of State considers it reasonable to do so in any particular case, he may give the authority in question written notice extending any of the periods prescribed under subsection (8C) above for the purposes of paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of that subsection, as the case may be.'. —[Mr. Peter Lloyd.]