Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992

Amendment of section 89 of Principal Act.

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25.Section 89 of the Principal Act is hereby amended—

( a) by the substitution for the definition of “ dwelling” therein of the following:

“‘ dwelling’ means a dwelling provided by a housing authority under this Act of which they are the owner and includes any shop, outoffice, yard, garden or other land appurtenant thereto or usually enjoyed therewith;”,

and

( b) by the insertion of the following definitions before the definition of “ special condition”:

“‘ purchase money’, in relation to a dwelling, means—

( a) the purchase price of the dwelling after taking into account any reduction in the price as a result of any discount or other allowance made by the housing authority concerned, and

( b) any interest payable on the amount determined in accordance with paragraph ( a) of this definition;

purchaser’ means the person (including a housing authority) to whom a sale is made and includes a successor in title of that person and the personal representative of that person or successor in title;

sell’, in relation to a dwelling, means to sell or exchange a freehold or leasehold estate or interest, and cognate words shall be construed accordingly;”.