Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1979


Number 27 of 1979


HOUSING (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1979

REVISED

Updated to 12 September 2018


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1979. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including Mental Health (Renewal Orders) Act 2018 (23/2018), enacted 3 October 2018, and all statutory instruments up to and including Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 350 of 2018), made 12 September 2018, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 27 of 1979


HOUSING (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1979

REVISED

Updated to 12 September 2018


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was passed.

Related legislation

Housing Acts 1966 to 2015 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one ( Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (42/2015), s. 1(3)). The Acts in this group are:

Housing Act 1966 (21/1966)

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1979 (27/1979)

Housing Act 1988 (28/1988), other than ss. 27 and 28

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992 (18/1992), other than ss. 29 and 30 and ss. 38(3) and (4)

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1997 (21/1997), other than ss. 16, 17 and 24(3)

Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act 1998 (33/1998), other than ss. 26 and 27

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002 (9/2002), other than ss. 17 to 20, 22, 23 and 24 and schs. 2 and 3

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2004 (43/2004), other than s. 2

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (22/2009), other than s. 100

Housing (Amendment) Act 2013 (22/2013)

Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), ss. 1(4), 5(3), sch. 2 part 1, sch. 4 paras. 1 and 14m and sch. 4 para. 16, in so far as they relate to the Housing Act 1966

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014 (21/2014)

Residential Tenancies (Amendment) Act 2015 (42/2015), ss. 1(3), 15, 85 and 87

Acts previously included in this collective citation and construction but now repealed are:

Housing Act 1969 (16/1969)

Housing Act 1970 (18/1970)

Housing Act 1984 (1/1984)

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations.

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1982, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (24/2010)

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002 (9/2002)

Finance Act 2002 (5/2002)

Finance Act 2000 (3/2000)

Finance Act 1999 (2/1999)

Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act 1998 (33/1998)

Finance Act 1998 (3/1998)

Taxes Consolidation Act 1997 (39/1997)

Finance Act 1997 (22/1997)

Finance Act 1996 (9/1996)

Finance Act 1995 (8/1995)

Finance Act 1994 (13/1994)

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992 (18/1992)

Building Societies Act 1989 (17/1989)

Housing Act 1988 (28/1988)

Local Loans Fund (Amendment) Act 1987 (19/1987)

Finance Act 1981 (16/1981)

Building Societies (amendment) Act 1980 (31/1980)

All Acts up to and including Mental Health (Renewal Orders) Act 2018 (23/2018), enacted 3 October 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Domestic Lead Remediation (Financial Assistance) Regulations 2016 (S.I. No. 56 of 2016)

Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 318 of 2015)

Housing (Adaptation Grants for Older People and People With A Disability), Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 670 of 2007)

Housing (New House Grant Etc.) Regulations, 1990 (Amendment) Regulations 2003 (S.I. No. 502 of 2003)

Housing (New House Grant Etc.) Regulations, 1990 (Amendment) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 517 of 2002)

Housing (Improvement Grants) (Thatched Roofs) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 610 of 2001)

Housing (New House Grant Etc.) Regulations, 1990 (Amendment) Regulations 2001 (S.I. No. 609 of 2001)

Housing (Improvement Grants) (Thatched Roofs) Regulations, 1990 (Amendment) Regulations 1998 (S.I. No. 150 of 1998)

Housing (New House Grants Etc.) Regulations, 1990 (Amendment) Regulations 1996 (S.I. No. 88 of 1996)

Housing (New House Grants Etc.) Regulations, 1990 (Amendment) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 211 of 1995)

Housing (Transfer of Functions) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 36 of 1995)

Housing (New House Grants Etc.) Regulations, 1990 (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 350 of 1993)

Housing (Disabled Persons and Essential Repairs Grants) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 262 of 1993)

Housing Regulations, 1980 (Amendment) Regulations 1992 (S.I. No. 30 of 1992)

Housing (New House Grants Etc.) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 34 of 1990)

Housing (New House Grants Etc.) (Amendment) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 301 of 1990)

Housing (Improvement Grants) (Thatched Roofs) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 300 of 1990)

Housing (Improvement Grants) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 290 of 1989)

Housing (Improvement Grants) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 261 of 1988)

Finance Act, 1981 (Certificates of Reasonable Cost) Regulations, 1981 (Amendment) Regulations 1988 (S.I. No. 163 of 1988)

Housing Regulations, 1980 (Amendment) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 301 of 1987)

Housing Regulations, 1980 (Amendment) Regulations 1986 (S.I. No. 386 of 1986)

Housing Regulations, 1980 (Amendment) Regulations 1985 (S.I. No. 223 of 1985)

Housing Regulations, 1980 (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 203 of 1984)

Housing (Improvement Grants) (Amendment) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 133 of 1984)

Housing Regulations, 1980 (Amendment) Regulations 1984 (S.I. No. 50 of 1984)

Housing (Improvement Grants) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 330 of 1983)

Finance Act, 1981 (Certificates of Reasonable Cost) Regulations (Amendment) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 39 of 1983)

Housing Regulations, 1980 (Amendment) Regulations 1983 (S.I. No. 38 of 1983)

Housing Regulations, 1980 (Amendment) Regulations 1982 (S.I. No. 177 of 1982)

Finance Act, 1981 (Certificates of Reasonable Cost) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 300 of 1981)

Housing Regulations, 1980 (Amendment) (No. 3) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 186 of 1981)

Housing Regulations, 1980, (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 185 of 1981)

Housing Regulations, 1980 (Amendment) Regulations 1981 (S.I. No. 29 of 1981)

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1979 (Commencement) Order 1980 (S.I. No. 297 of 1980)

Housing Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 296 of 1980)

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1979 (Commencement) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 276 of 1979)

All statutory instruments up to and including Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 350 of 2018), made 12 September 2018, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 27 of 1979


HOUSING (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1979

REVISED

Updated to 12 September 2018


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Number 27 of 1979


HOUSING (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1979

REVISED

Updated to 12 September 2018


AN ACT TO AMEND AND EXTEND THE HOUSING ACTS, 1966 TO 1970, AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN OTHER MATTERS IN RELATION TO HOUSING. [1 st August, 1979]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

C1

References to “housing authority” construed by Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992 (18/1992), s. 23(1) as substituted (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 5(3) and sch. 2 part 1, S.I. No. 214 of 2014.

Definition of housing authority and transfer of functions.

23.[(1) A reference in the Housing Acts 1966 to 2014 to a housing authority is a reference to a local authority and references to the functional area of a housing authority shall be construed accordingly; ]

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