Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1979

Repeals.

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23. (1) The enactments specified in column (2) of the Schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in column (3) of that Schedule.

(2) Where—

( a) an application for a grant under section 15, 16 or 18 of the Principal Act was received by the Minister or the council of a county acting on behalf of the Minister on or before the 30th day of December, 1977, and the house to which the application relates was, in the opinion of the Minister or the council, satisfactorily completed on or before the 31st day of December, 1978,

( b) works, consisting of the installation of a group water supply or group sewerage facilities or both and in respect of which a grant is payable under section 2 of the Local Government (Sanitary Services) Act, 1962, commenced on or before the 31st day of October, 1977, and are or were, in the opinion of the Minister, satisfactorily completed on or before the 31st day of December, 1979,

( c) in the case of works in respect of which a grant is payable under the said section 2, not being works of a kind referred to in paragraph ( b) of this subsection, an application for a grant under that section was received by the Minister or a sanitary authority acting on behalf of the Minister on or before the 31st day of October, 1977, and the works were, in the opinion of the Minister or the sanitary authority, satisfactorily completed on or before the 31st day of December, 1978,

( d) an application for a grant under section 19, 21, 22, 23, 24 or 25 of the Principal Act was received by the Minister or the council of a county acting on behalf of the Minister on or before the 31st day of January, 1978, and the works concerned commenced on or before the 31st day of October, 1977, and were, in the opinion of the Minister or the council, satisfactorily completed before the 31st day of December, 1978, or

( e) an application for a grant under section 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 or 32 of the Principal Act or section 3 of the Local Government (Sanitary Services) Act, 1962, is received by the appropriate housing authority or sanitary authority on or before the 31st day of December, 1979,

and, but for subsection (1) of this section, the grant would fall to be paid, then, notwithstanding that subsection, the grant may be paid provided that the application for the payment of the grant is received by the Minister or the appropriate housing authority or sanitary authority, as the case may be, on or before the 31st day of January, 1980.

(3) A regulation made under a provision repealed by this section and in force immediately before the commencement of this section shall, insofar as it could have been made under a corresponding provision of this Act, continue in force after such commencement as if it had been made under the corresponding provision of this Act and may be amended or revoked accordingly.

(4) In this section “ sanitary authority” means a sanitary authority for the purposes of the Local Government (Sanitary Services) Acts, 1878 to 1964.