Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1979

Grants by Minister for housing of elderly persons and others.

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7. F7 [ (1) The Minister may, with the consent of the Minister for Finance and subject to such regulations as may be made by the Minister under this section, pay, out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas, a grant to a body, approved of by the Minister for the purposes of this section, in respect of the provision (whether by erection, purchase, improvement or conversion works), of one or more than one house for the accommodation of elderly persons or such other class or classes of persons as may be specified in the regulations, or for the accommodation, as his normal place of residence, in the house or houses or within the precincts thereof, of a person providing welfare or caretaker services for such persons or such class or classes of persons. ]

(2) Regulations under this section may, in particular, but without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1) of this section, make provision in relation to all or any one or more of the matters referred to in sections 4 (2) and 5 (2) of this Act.

(3) A grant shall not be paid under this section unless the house or works the subject of the grant complies or comply on completion with such conditions, if any, as may be determined by the Minister from time to time for the purposes of this section in relation to standards of construction of houses and the provision of water, sewerage and other services therein.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F7

Substituted (16.02.1990) by Housing Act 1988 (28/1988), s. 26, S.I. No. 33 of 1990.

Modifications (not altering text):

C6

Functions transferred and references construed (15.07.2015) by Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2015 (S.I. No. 318 of 2015), arts. 2, 3 and sch., in effect as per art. 1(2), subject to transitional provisions in arts. 4-8.

2. (1) The administration and business in connection with the exercise, performance or execution of any functions transferred by Article 3(1) are transferred to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

(2) References to the Department of Finance contained in any Act or instrument made under an Act and relating to the administration and business transferred by paragraph (1) shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

3. (1) The functions vested in the Minister for Finance by or under any of the provisions of the Acts specified in the Schedule are transferred to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

(2) References to the Minister for Finance contained in any Act or instrument made under an Act and relating to any functions transferred by this Order shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

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No. 27 of 1979

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1979

Sections 5(1), 6(1), (2) and (5), 7(1), 11(1)(a) and (2)(a)

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Editorial Notes:

E33

Power pursuant to section exercised (6.12.1993) by Housing (New House Grants Etc.) Regulations, 1990 (Amendment) Regulations 1993 (S.I. No. 350 of 1993).

E34

Power pursuant to section exercised (16.02.1990) by Housing (New House Grants Etc.) Regulations 1990 (S.I. No. 34 of 1990).

E35

Power pursuant to section exercised (25.09.1980) by Housing Regulations 1980 (S.I. No. 296 of 1980).