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Final Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment

Final Business and Regulatory Impact Assessment

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

ISBN: 9781786526724

While many sites are well run there is evidence that there are unscrupulous site owners who exploit current weaknesses in the legislation. The provisions in the Act are part of a set of measures that are intended to significantly strengthen the protections enjoyed by permanent mobile home residents.

Executive Summary

The current licensing system is weak, and lacks the tools necessary to effectively tackle poor

site management and standards. The aim of the changes is to establish a robust, modern,

licensing system that improves the lives of residents by having a system that means site

standards are maintained, site owners pass a „fit and proper person? test, and local authorities

have the tools to tackle unscrupulous site owners.