Housing Act 1988

Amendment of section 2 of Principal Act.

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21.Section 2 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution in subsection (1) of the following definition for that of “ housing authority”:

“‘ housing authority’ means, in the case of—

( a) a county health district (exclusive of any town having commissioners under the Towns Improvement (Ireland) Act, 1854), the council of the county in which such county health district is situate,

( b) a county or other borough, the corporation of such county or other borough,

( c) an urban district, the council of the district,

( d) a town having commissioners under the Towns Improvement (Ireland) Act, 1854, except as respects—

(i) sections 34, 35, 36, 39, 41 and 43 of this Act,

(ii) sections 6 and 8 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1979, and

(iii) sections 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 10, 13 and 16 of the Housing Act, 1988,

the commissioners of such town and, as respects the said sections, the council of the county in which the town is situate,

and references to the functional area of a housing authority shall be construed accordingly;”.