Housing Improvement Regulations 1947

3A Short stay hostels

(1)

On application to it by the proprietor thereof, a local authority in whose district a boarding house or lodging house is situated may, by notice in writing delivered to the applicant, declare it to be a short stay hostel.

(2)

If in the opinion of the local authority a boarding house or lodging house which is a short stay hostel is being used by guests for periods in excess of 3 nights, the local authority may by notice in writing delivered to the proprietor declare that it is no longer a short stay hostel; and it shall thereupon cease to be a short stay hostel.

Regulation 3A: inserted, on 29 August 1975, by regulation 2(2) of the Housing Improvement Regulations 1947, Amendment No 3 (SR 1975/218).