Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992

Interpretation.

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1. (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

the Act of 1979” means the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1979;

the Act of 1988” means the Housing Act, 1988;

F1 [ approved housing body has the meaning given to it by the Housing (Regulation of Approved Housing Bodies) Act 2019; ]

F2 [ Central Bank means the Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland; ]

functions” includes powers and duties;

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 construed accordingly;

housing authority” has the meaning assigned to it by section 23 ;

the Housing Finance Agency plc” means the company formerly known as the Housing Finance Agency which was established under section 2 of the Housing Finance Agency Act, 1981;

F3 [ improvement notice has the meaning given to it by section 18A ; ]

improvement works” has the meaning assigned to it by section 1(1) of the Act of 1979;

F4 [ local authority means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014); ]

the Minister” means the Minister for the Environment;

prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister;

the Principal Act” means the Housing Act, 1966;

F3 [ prohibition notice has the meaning given to it by section 18B ; ]

shared ownership lease” has the meaning assigned to it by section 2 .

(2) In this Act, a reference to a section is to a section of this Act and a reference to a subsection, paragraph or subparagraph is to the subsection, paragraph or subparagraph of the provision in which the reference occurs, unless it is indicated that a reference to some other enactment or provision, as may be appropriate, is intended.

(3) A reference in this Act to an enactment shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended, adapted or extended by or under any subsequent enactment (including this Act).

Annotations

Amendments:

F1

Inserted (1.01.2022) by Housing (Regulation of Approved Housing Bodies) Act 2019 (47/2019), s. 67(a), S.I. No. 728 of 2021, subject to transitional provisions in ss. 69, 70.

F2

Inserted (1.05.2003) by Central Bank and Financial Services Authority of Ireland Act 2003 (12/2003), s. 35(1) and sch. 1 part 15, S.I. No. 160 of 2003.

F3

Inserted (1.12.2009) by Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (22/2009), s. 8 and sch. 2 part 4 item 1, S.I. No. 449 of 2009.

F4

Substituted (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 5(3) and sch. 2 part 1, S.I. No. 214 of 2014.