Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002

Amendment of section 23 of Act of 1992.

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16.—Section 23 of the Act of 1992 is amended—

( a) by substituting the following for subsections (1) and (2):

“(1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a reference in the Housing Acts, 1996 to 2002, to a housing authority means, in the case of—

( a) a county, the county council,

( b) a city, the city council,

( c) a borough mentioned in Chapter 1 of Part 1 of Schedule 6 to the Act of 2001, except as respects—

(i) section 6 of the Act of 1979,

(ii) section 8 of the Act of 1988,

(iii) sections 2 to 4 and sections 6 and 7 of this Act, and

(iv) Part 2 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2002 ,

the borough council and, as respects each of those sections, the county council in whose administrative area the borough is situate,

( d) a town mentioned in Chapter 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 6 to the Act of 2001, except as respects—

(i) section 6 of the Act of 1979,

(ii) sections 8 and 16 of the Act of 1988,

(iii) sections 2 to 4 and sections 6, 7 and 11 of this Act, and

(iv) Part 2 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2002 ,

the town council and, as respects each of those sections, the county council in whose administrative area the town is situate,

( e) a town mentioned in Part 2 of Schedule 6 to the Act of 2001, except as respects—

(i) sections 34 to 36 and section 41 of the Principal Act,

(ii) section 6 of the Act of 1979,

(iii) sections 2 and 6, sections 8 to 10 and sections 13 and 16 of the Act of 1988,

(iv) sections 2 to 7, sections 10 to 12, and sections 14, 17, 18, 20, 34 and 35 of this Act, and

(v) Part 2 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2002 ,

the town council and, as respects each of those sections, the county council in whose administrative area the town is situate,

and references to the functional area of a housing authority shall be construed accordingly.

(2) A reference in the Housing Acts, 1966 to 2002, to a housing authority means, in the case of—

( a) the boroughs of Drogheda, Sligo and Wexford, except as respects—

(i) section 6 of the Act of 1979,

(ii) section 8 of the Act of 1988, and

(iii) sections 6 and 7 of this Act,

the respective borough councils and, as respects each of those sections, the respective county councils in whose administrative areas those boroughs are situate,

( b) the town of Bray, except as respects—

(i) section 6 of the Act of 1979,

(ii) section 8 of the Act of 1988,

(iii) sections 2 to 4 and sections 6 and 7 of this Act, and

(iv) Part 2 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2002 ,

the town council and, as respects each of those sections, the county council in whose administrative area that town is situate,

( c) the towns of Athlone and Dundalk, except as respects—

(i) section 6 of the Act of 1979,

(ii) section 8 of the Act of 1988, and

(iii) sections 6 and 7 of this Act,

the respective town councils and, as respects each of those sections, the respective county councils in whose administrative areas those towns are situate,

and references to the functional area of those housing authorities shall be construed accordingly.”,

and

( b) by inserting the following after subsection (4):

“(5) In this section ‘Act of 2001’ means the Local Government Act, 2001 .”.