Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992

Amendment of section 89 of Principal Act.


25.Section 89 of the Principal Act is hereby amended—

(a) by the substitution for the definition of “dwelling” therein of the following:

“‘dwelling’ means a dwelling provided by a housing authority under this Act of which they are the owner and includes any shop, outoffice, yard, garden or other land appurtenant thereto or usually enjoyed therewith;”,


(b) by the insertion of the following definitions before the definition of “special condition”:

“‘purchase money’, in relation to a dwelling, means—

(a) the purchase price of the dwelling after taking into account any reduction in the price as a result of any discount or other allowance made by the housing authority concerned, and

(b) any interest payable on the amount determined in accordance with paragraph (a) of this definition;

purchaser’ means the person (including a housing authority) to whom a sale is made and includes a successor in title of that person and the personal representative of that person or successor in title;

sell’, in relation to a dwelling, means to sell or exchange a freehold or leasehold estate or interest, and cognate words shall be construed accordingly;”.