Housing Act 1966

Registration under Registration of Title Acts, 1891 and 1942 of ownership of dwellings sold or leased under section 90 of Act.

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92. (1) Where a dwelling is sold or leased under section 90 of this Act and the registration of the ownership of the dwelling is not on the date of the sale or lease compulsory by virtue of any provision either of the Act of 1891 or the Land Purchase Acts, on and after such date the registration of the ownership of the dwelling shall be compulsory and the dwelling shall be deemed to be registered land within the meaning of the Act of 1891.

(2) Whenever a housing authority sell or lease a dwelling under the said section 90, the authority shall forthwith apply to the registering authority for the registration under the Act of 1891 of the ownership of the dwelling.

(3) The provisions of Part IV of the Act of 1891 shall have effect in relation to any dwelling which is purchased under this Chapter as if the dwelling were freehold registered land to which the said Part IV applies.

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Provision for registration under section made (1.02.2013) by Land Registration Rules 2012 (S.I. No. 483 of 2012), rule 21(2), in effect as per rule 1.