Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992

Amendment of section 5 of Principal Act.

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24.Section 5 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the substitution for subsection (4) (inserted by the Act of 1979) of the following:

“(4) Regulations under the Housing Acts, 1966 to 1992, may be expressed to apply either generally or to specified housing authorities or areas or to housing authorities, areas, houses, tenancies, loans, mortgages, persons, households, works or other matters of a specified class or classes, denoted by reference to such matters as the Minister considers appropriate and different provisions of such regulations may be expressed to apply in relation to different housing authorities or areas or different classes of housing authorities, areas, houses, tenancies, loans, mortgages, persons, households, works or other matters.

(5) Regulations under the Housing Acts, 1966 to 1992, may make provision in relation to matters of procedure and administration including—

( a) the appointment by the Minister of a housing authority to discharge specified functions relating to the making of a grant, subsidy or assistance by the Minister under the Housing Acts, 1966 to 1992, as respects their functional area and the functional area of such other housing authority as the Minister may specify;

( b) the charging of expenses incurred by a housing authority by virtue of paragraph (a);

( c) a requirement that the Minister or the housing authority, as the case may be, shall be furnished with prescribed particulars relating to the tax affairs of—

(i) a person making application for a grant, loan, subsidy, contribution or other assistance under the Housing Acts, 1966 to 1992, and

(ii) any person employed or proposed to be employed to carry out any construction works to which the said application relates.”.