Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992
1.—(1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—
“the Act of 1979” means the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1979;
“the Act of 1988” means the Housing Act, 1988;
F1[“approved housing body“ has the meaning given to it by the Housing (Regulation of Approved Housing Bodies) Act 2019;]
F2[“Central Bank“ means the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland;]
“functions” includes powers and duties;
“house” includes any building or part of a building used or suitable for use as a dwelling and any outoffice, yard, garden or other land appurtenant thereto or usually enjoyed therewith and “housing” shall be construed accordingly;
“housing authority” has the meaning assigned to it by section 23;
F3[“improvement notice“ has the meaning given to it by section 18A;]
“improvement works” has the meaning assigned to it by section 1(1) of the Act of 1979;
F4[“local authority“ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);]
“the Minister” means the Minister for the Environment;
“prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister;
“the Principal Act” means the Housing Act, 1966;
F3[“prohibition notice“ has the meaning given to it by section 18B; ]
“shared ownership lease” has the meaning assigned to it by section 2.
(2) In this Act, a reference to a section is to a section of this Act and a reference to a subsection, paragraph or subparagraph is to the subsection, paragraph or subparagraph of the provision in which the reference occurs, unless it is indicated that a reference to some other enactment or provision, as may be appropriate, is intended.
(3) A reference in this Act to an enactment shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended, adapted or extended by or under any subsequent enactment (including this Act).
Inserted (1.01.2022) by Housing (Regulation of Approved Housing Bodies) Act 2019 (47/2019), s. 67(a), S.I. No. 728 of 2021, subject to transitional provisions in ss. 69, 70.
Inserted (1.05.2003) by Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland Act 2003 (12/2003), s. 35(1) and sch. 1 part 15, S.I. No. 160 of 2003.
Inserted (1.12.2009) by Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (22/2009), s. 8 and sch. 2 part 4 item 1, S.I. No. 449 of 2009.
Substituted (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 5(3) and sch. 2 part 1, S.I. No. 214 of 2014.