Guidance

Restructures and constitutional changes

This page explains what information the regulator requires from providers who undertake certain constitutional changes and restructures.

Documents

Guidance - Notification of restructures and constitutional changes

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Form - Notification of restructures and constitutional changes

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Form - Registration of a restructured body

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Direction - Notification of restructures and constitutional changes

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Details

Legislative changes which took effect on 6 April 2017, are applicable to both non-profit and profit-making private registered providers. They include:

  • removal of the constitutional consents regime
  • removal of the disposals consent regime
  • introduction of new notification requirements
  • the requirement for a decision on the registration of a new body arising from certain restructures
  • changes in requirements about the Disposal Proceeds Fund
  • amendment of the power to appoint board members and managers.

See the Decision Instrument which records the regulator’s decision on restructures and constitutional changes.

See the Notification of disposals page for guidance and notification forms.

See the Register and de-register as a provider of social housing page for guidance and application forms.

See the Disposal Proceeds Fund page for guidance updated in August 2017.

Published 15 March 2017
Last updated 6 April 2017 + show all updates
  1. Page updated as deregulation measures commenced today (6 April 2017).
  2. First published.