904. Power to exclude assured shorthold tenancies from transfer provisions.

The Secretary of State1 may by regulations2 provide that the mechanism to transfer and exchange of tenancies in the social rented sector under the Localism Act 20113 does not apply in relation to an assured shorthold tenancy4 of a kind specified in the regulations5. Accordingly, the Transfer of Tenancies and Right to Acquire (Exclusion) Regulations 2012 provide that the transfer of tenancy provisions6 do not apply in relation to the following tenancies of dwellings7 in England