236. Purchase of blighted dwelling-houses.

Where a dwelling-house is blighted1 the owner2 is entitled to require the responsible person3 to purchase his interest in it if:

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    (1)     the owner has made reasonable endeavours to sell his interest in it4;

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    (2)     because the dwelling-house is blighted, the owner has been unable to sell his interest in it except at a price which is substantially lower than that for which it might reasonably have been expected to be sold if it was not blighted5; and

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    (3)     the principal reason for the proposed sale is a change in the owner's personal or family circumstances such as would

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