Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002

Assistance by Minister to approved bodies.

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12.—(1) The Minister may, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, pay out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas, a grant in respect of the administrative and general expenses of a body to which this section applies and standing approved of by the Minister for the purposes of this section.

(2) This section applies to a body which—

( a) represents or promotes the formation of co-operative or voluntary groups or associations which have as an object the provision of—

(i) houses, or

(ii) sites (within the meaning of the Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act, 1998 ) for the accommodation of travellers (within the meaning of that Act),

or

( b) provides information, advice or training or conducts research in relation to housing including housing needs, standards, management, finance or any other aspect of housing policy either generally or in relation to a particular class or classes of persons that the Minister may specify, in particular, elderly persons, persons with a disability, homeless persons (within the meaning of the Housing Act, 1988) or travellers (within the meaning of the Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act, 1998).

(3) A grant made under this section shall be subject to the terms and conditions that may be determined by the Minister from time to time.

(4) This section shall be deemed to have come into operation on 1 January 2001.

Annotations:

Modifications (not altering text):

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Functions transferred and references to “Department of Finance” and “Minister for Finance” construed (29.07.2011) by Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011), arts. 2, 3, 5 and sch. 1 part 2, in effect as per art. 1(2), subject to transitional provisions in arts. 6-9.

2. (1) The administration and business in connection with the performance of any functions transferred by this Order are transferred to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

(2) References to the Department of Finance contained in any Act or instrument made thereunder and relating to the administration and business transferred by paragraph (1) shall, on and after the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform.

3. The functions conferred on the Minister for Finance by or under the provisions of —

(a) the enactments specified in Schedule 1, and

(b) the statutory instruments specified in Schedule 2,

are transferred to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

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5. References to the Minister for Finance contained in any Act or instrument under an Act and relating to any functions transferred by this Order shall, from the commencement of this Order, be construed as references to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform.

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Schedule 1

Enactments

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Part 2

1922 to 2011 Enactments

Number and Year

Short Title

Provision

(1)

(2)

(3)

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No. 9 of 2002

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002

Sections 7, 11 and 12

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