Housing Act 1988

Short title, construction, collective citation and commencement.

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31. (1) This Act may be cited as the Housing Act, 1988.

(2) The Housing Acts, 1966 to 1979, and this Act (other than sections 27 and 28 ) may be cited together as the Housing Acts, 1966 to 1988, and shall be construed together as one Act.

(3) The County Management Acts, 1940 to 1985, and section 27 may be cited together as the County Management Acts, 1940 to 1988.

(4) The Cork City Management Acts, 1929 to 1971, and section 27 may be cited together as the Cork City Management Acts, 1929 to 1988.

(5) The Local Government (Dublin) Acts, 1930 to 1985, and section 27 may be cited together as the Local Government (Dublin) Acts, 1930 to 1988.

(6) The Limerick City Management Acts, 1934 to 1971, and section 27 may be cited together as the Limerick City Management Acts, 1934 to 1988.

(7) The Waterford City Management Acts, 1939 to 1971, and section 27 may be cited together as the Waterford City Management Acts, 1939 to 1988.

(8) The Vagrancy Act, 1824 (as applied to Ireland by section 15 of the Prevention of Crimes Act, 1871), and section 28 may be cited together as the Vagrancy Acts, 1824 and 1988.

(9) This Act (other than section 12 ) shall come into operation on such day or days as, by order or orders made by the Minister under this section, may be fixed therefor, either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision, and different days may be so fixed for different purposes and different provisions.

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

E27

Power pursuant to subs. (9) exercised (16.02.1990) by Housing Act, 1988 (Commencement) Order 1990 (S.I. No. 33 of 1990).

2.  Sections 3, 25 and 26 of the Housing Act, 1988, shall come into operation generally on the 16th day of February, 1990.

E28

Power pursuant to subs. (9) exercised (1.04.1989) by Housing Act, 1988 (Commencement) Order 1989 (S.I. No. 40 of 1989).

2.  Sections 9, 11 and 20 (1) of the Housing Act, 1988 shall come into operation generally on the 1st day of April, 1989.

3.  Section 30 (1) of the Housing Act, 1988 and the Schedule to that Act shall come into operation on the 1st day of April, 1989 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of the enactments specified in Column (2) of the Schedule to this order to the extent specified in Column (3) of that Schedule.

SCHEDULE

Number and Year

(1)

Short Title

(2)

Extent of Repeal

(3)

No. 21 of 1966

Housing Act, 1966.

Section 60.

No. 27 of 1979

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1979.

Section 16.

No. 1 of 1984

Housing Act, 1984.

The whole Act.

E29

Power pursuant to subs. (9) exercised (1.01.1989) by Housing Act, 1988 (Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1988 (S.I. No. 295 of 1988).

2.  Sections 2, 4, 5, 7, 10, 14, 15, 16 and 29 of the Housing Act, 1988 shall come into operation generally on the 1st day of January, 1989.

3.  Section 30 (1) of the Housing Act, 1988 and the Schedule to that Act shall come into operation on the 1st day of January, 1989 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of the enactments specified in Column (2) of the Schedule to this order to the extent specified in Column (3) of that Schedule.

SCHEDULE

Number and Year

Short Title

Extent of Repeal

(1)

(2)

(3)

No. 21 of 1966

Housing Act, 1966

Sections 12 and 42.

No. 27 of 1979

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1979

Sections 9 and 10.

E30

Power pursuant to subs. (9) exercised (19.08.1988) by Housing Act, 1988 (Commencement) Order 1988 (S.I. No. 199 of 1988).

2.  Section 30 (l) of the Housing Act, 1988 a nd the Schedule to that Act shall come into operation on the 19th day of August, 1988 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of the enactments specified in Column (2) of the Schedule to this Order to the extent specified in Column (3) of that Schedule.

3.  Sections 1, 6, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20 (2), 20 (3), 20 (4), 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 30 (2) and 31 of the Housing Act, 1988 shall come into operation generally on the 19th day of August, 1988.

SCHEDULE

Number and year

Short Title

Extent of Repeal

(1)

(2)

(3)

No. 24 of 1936

Labourers Act, 1936

Section 20.

No. 21 of 1966

Housing Act, 1966

Sections 53, 54, 55 and 102 (3).

No. 16 of 1969

Housing Act, 1969

The whole Act.

No. 27 of 1979

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1979

Section 6 (8).