Section 26 regulates the matters to be considered by the Secret of State when considering the application. If the circumstances of a case do not meet the criteria for general consent or any of the other sections mentioned above, the local authority may obtain the specific agreement of the Secretary of State in s`HRAqueries@communities.gov.uk in writing. If acceptance of an assignment was initially required under section 32 or section 43 of the Housing Act 1985, the person acquiring the land or immovable property requires the agreement of the Secretary of State in accordance with section 133 of the Housing Act 1988 to dispose of it (unless the General Consents of 2013 and the General Consents Correction Slip 2013 apply). Section 10 on discretionary payments has been added. .