Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2002

Regulations.

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3.—(1) The Minister may make regulations—

( a) prescribing any matter referred to in this Act as prescribed or to be prescribed or in relation to any matter referred to in this Act as the subject of regulations, or

( b) for the purposes of, and for the purposes of giving full effect to, this Act.

(2) Regulations made under this Act may—

( a) include any incidental, supplemental and consequential provisions that appear to the Minister to be necessary or expedient, or

( b) apply either generally or to a specified class or classes of persons or to any other matter that the Minister may consider to be appropriate and include different provisions in relation to different classes of persons.

(3) Every regulation made by the Minister under this Act shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as practicable after it is made and, if a resolution annulling the regulation is passed by either House within the next 21 days on which that House has sat after the regulation is laid before it, the regulation shall be annulled accordingly but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under the regulation.