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Legal, byelaws and PSPOs

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8. Miscellaneous

Byelaws relating to the employment of children

These are kept and enforced by Devon County Council

Housing Act 1985 (Section 157)

Prospective purchasers of former Council properties in one of the designated rural areas of Teignbridge must comply with Section 157 of the Housing Act 1985 in that they must have lived or worked in Devon, or a combination of the two, for three years immediately prior to purchase.

If there are two purchasers, only one person has to satisfy this requirement. The restriction is intended to suppress the price of the property thereby making the property affordable to local people.  

Local people are defined as those who have lived or worked in Devon etc. as defined above.

Section 157 of the Housing Act 1985