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Greenwich 1961

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Greenwich Borough]

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PART II—Applications for Cancellation of Certificates
Applications by landlords to Council for cancellation
of certificates 3
Objections by tenants to cancellation of certificates
Decisions by Council to cancel notwithstanding tenants'
objection 1
Certificates cancelled 1
In addition to the foregoing, 4 applications (Form "O") re
ceived from landlords and tenants for a certificate as to the remedying
of defects which the landlord has undertaken to remedy, resulted
in the issue of Certificates (Form "P") as follows: —

ApplicationsBy whom madeForm 'P' Certificates issued in respect of:—
Defects RemediedDefects not/not wholly Remedied
In respect of Form 'H' undertakingTenant
In respect of Form 'K' undertakingTenant1

Section 22.—This section amends subsections 2 and 3 of Section
4 of the Requisitioned Houses and Housing (Amendment) Act,
1955, and applies the new rent limit to houses which have been
released from requisition on the owner's undertaking to accept the
occupant as a statutory tenant. Notices of increase of rent up to
this new limit must be served on the local authority as well as on
the tenant, and the local authority must be a party to any agreement
affecting the rent. (Local Authorities are empowered under Section
4 (4) of the Act of 1955 to pay part of the rent in respect of
these houses).
In connection with notices of increase served in respect of
derequisitioned properties, 2 investigations were made into the
department's records of the respective premises.
The Heating Appliances (Fireguards) Act, 1952. — In
pursuance of the powers conferred upon him by Section 5 of the
above Act, the Secretary of State made Regulations to come into
operation on the 1st October, 1953. These Regulations require
fireguards to be fitted to gas fires, electric fires and oil heaters
which are so designed that they are suitable for use in residential