562. Tenant's right to apply to tribunal for appointment of manager.

The tenant1 of a flat2 may apply to the appropriate tribunal3 for an order4 appointing a manager to act in relation to those premises5, but not at a time when:

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    (1)     the interest of the landlord6 in the premises is held by7:

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      (a)     an exempt landlord8 or a resident landlord9; or

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      (b)     the Welsh Ministers in their new towns residuary capacity10;

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    (2)     the premises are included within the functional land11 of any charity12.

An application for such an order, appointing a manager to act in relation to premises, may be made:

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    (i)     jointly by tenants of two or more flats