Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002

Interpretation.

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

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

“house” includes any building or part of a building used or suitable for use as a dwelling and any outoffice, yard, garden or other land appurtenant thereto or usually enjoyed therewith and “housing” shall be read accordingly;

“housing authority” has the meaning assigned to it by section 23 (as amended by section 16 ) of the Act of 1992;

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

“prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister under this Act;

“Principal Act” means the Housing Act, 1966.

(2) In this Act—

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

( b) a reference to a subsection or paragraph is to the subsection or paragraph of the provision in which the reference occurs, unless it is indicated that a reference to some other provision is intended, and

( c) a reference to any other enactment shall, unless the context otherwise requires, be read as a reference to that enactment as amended by or under any other enactment, including this Act.