Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act 1998
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).