Housing Act 1966

Housing authority may affix notice of serving repairs notice, making closing order or demolition order or accepting undertaking.

67

67. (1) Whenever a repairs notice, a closing order or a demolition order has become operative or a housing authority have accepted an undertaking under subsection (5) or (8) of section 66 of this Act, the authority may affix to or near the premises to which the notice, order or undertaking relates, a notice complying with the requirements of subsection (2) of this section.

(2) A notice affixed under the foregoing subsection shall, state that the repairs notice, closing order or demolition order has become operative or that the undertaking has been accepted by the housing authority, as the case may be, specify the premises to which the order or undertaking relates and state the penalties which may be imposed under subsection (1) or (2) of section 68 of this Act in respect of the use or permitted use of the premises in contravention of the said section 68, together with the substance of subsection (3) of this section.

(3) A person who defaces a notice affixed under this section, or who, without lawful authority, removes the notice, shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding twenty-five pounds.

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Modifications (not altering text):

C37

Subs. (3) applied with modifications (1.09.1992) by Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992 (18/1992), s. 33(1)(a) and (b)(i), S. I. No. 223 of 1992. The maximum fine of £1,000 translates into a class C fine not exceeding €2,500 as provided (4.01.2011) by Fines Act 2010 (8/2010), ss. 3, 6, S.I. No. 662 of 2010.

Increase in fines, etc.

33. (1) ( a) Any person convicted of an offence for which a fine is provided under a provision referred to in paragraph (b) shall, in lieu of that fine, be liable to a fine not exceeding £1,000 and those sections shall be construed and have effect accordingly.

(b) The provisions to which paragraph (a) relates are as follows:

(i) in the Principal Act, sections 3(5), 4(2) and 61(2), subsection (7) (inserted by the Housing Act, 1970) of section 62, section 64(2), subsections (3) and (4) of section 65, section 67(3), subsections (1), (2) and (3)( b) of section 68 and subsections (1)(a) and (2) of section 69, and

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