This Schedule applies for the purposes of Schedules 2, 4, 8, 13 and 15.
(1) This paragraph applies if—
(a) a binding obligation requires A to obtain the consent of another person to an alteration of premises which A occupies,
(b) where A is a controller of let premises, a binding obligation requires A to obtain the consent of another person to a variation of a term of the tenancy, or
(c) where A is a responsible person in relation to common parts, a binding obligation requires A to obtain the consent of another person to an alteration of the common parts.
(2) For the purpose of discharging a duty to make reasonable adjustments—
(a) it is always reasonable for A to have to take steps to obtain the consent, but
(b) it is never reasonable for A to have to make the alteration before the consent is obtained.
(3) In this Schedule, a binding obligation is a legally binding obligation in relation to premises, however arising; but the reference to a binding obligation in sub-paragraph (1)(a) or (c) does not include a reference to an obligation imposed by a tenancy.
(4) The steps referred to in sub-paragraph (2)(a) do not include applying to a court or tribunal.
(a) A occupies premises under a tenancy,
(b) A is proposing to make an alteration to the premises so as to comply with a duty to make reasonable adjust
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