Housing Act 1988

Application of certain sections of Part II of Principal Act.

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19. (1) Section 10 of the Principal Act shall apply to any sum due under the Housing Acts, 1966 to 1988, by the Minister to a person (including a housing authority) from whom another sum is due to the Minister as that section applies to sums due by and to a housing authority.

(2) Any reference in section 34, 35, 36 or 38 of the Principal Act to a grant shall be deemed to include reference (as may be appropriate) to a grant, subsidy or other form of assistance under the Housing Acts, 1966 to 1988, and those sections shall be construed accordingly.

(3) Section 38 of the Principal Act shall, with the consent of the Minister and with any necessary modifications, apply to a grant, subsidy or other form of assistance by a housing authority under the Housing Acts, 1966 to 1988, as it applies to a grant referred to in that section.

(4) Section 38 of the Principal Act shall apply to a grant, subsidy or other form of assistance by the Minister under the Housing Acts, 1966 to 1988, where a certificate of approval was issued by an officer of a housing authority, and the said section 38 shall be construed and have effect as if the reference therein to “ an officer of the Minister” included a reference to “ an officer of a housing authority”.