Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act 1998

Interpretation.

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2. (1) In this Act, except where the context otherwise requires—

accommodation programme” shall be construed in accordance with section 7 ;

the Act of 1963” means the Local Government (Planning and Development) Act, 1963;

the Act of 1988” means the Housing Act, 1988;

the Act of 1992” means the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1992;

the Act of 1997” means the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1997;

body” includes an organisation, a body established by statute, a body corporate (whether a corporation aggregate or a corporation sole) and an unincorporated body of persons;

F1 [ chief executive means, as respects a local authority, a chief executive as provided for by Chapter 2 of Part 14 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of the Local Government Act 2001 . ]

functions” includes powers and duties and a reference to the performance of functions includes, as respects powers and duties, a reference to the exercise of powers and the carrying out of duties;

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local consultative committee” means a committee appointed under section 21 ;

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the Minister” means the Minister for the Environment and Local Government;

National Consultative Committee” means the National Traveller Accommodation Consultative Committee appointed under section 19 ;

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site” means—

( a) a site to which section 13 of the Act of 1988 (as amended by this Act) applies,

( b) a site provided or managed under section 6 of the Act of 1992, or

( c) any other site for caravans for travellers provided or managed with or without the assistance of a housing authority;

traveller” means a person to whom section 13 of the Act of 1988 (as amended by this Act) applies.

(2) In this Act a reference to a section or a Part is a reference to a section or a Part of this Act unless it is indicated that reference to some other enactment is intended.

(3) In this Act a reference to a subsection or a paragraph is a reference to the subsection or the paragraph of the provision in which the reference occurs unless it is indicated that reference to some other provision is intended.

(4) 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).

Annotations:

Amendments:

F1

Inserted (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.

F2

Deleted (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.