Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009


Regulations (Part 4).

77.— The Minister may make regulations for the purposes of this Part in relation to all or any one or more of the following:

(a) the class or classes of apartment that are excluded from sale under this Part;

(b) the minimum period for which a person must be a tenant for the purposes of making an application to purchase an apartment under this Part, which period shall not in any case be less than one year before the date of the making of such application;

(c) the method for determining the purchase price;

(d) the method for determining the purchase money, taking account of the financial circumstances of tenants to whom apartment may be sold;

(e) the method for determining the amount of a deposit to be paid by the apartment purchaser under section 64 (6) in respect of the purchase of an apartment under this Part;

(f) the form of, and terms and conditions to be specified in, an apartment complex transfer order, an apartment transfer order and an apartment assignment order;

(g) the form of a charging order;

(h) the determination of the minimum period, or the range within which a housing authority shall fix the minimum period, for which a charging order shall apply in respect of an apartment sold under this Part, which period shall not in any case be less than 20 years from the date of the apartment assignment order;

(i) the determination of the floor area of an apartment, for the purpose of section 67 (7);

(j) the proportion of the sum of the purchase price of each apartment in the designated apartment complex that a housing authority shall pay into the apartment complex support fund under section 70 (2) and the maximum amount that it shall pay into the fund under that provision;

(k) the form of the statement to be issued by a housing authority under section 74 (5) or 75 (3), as the case may be;

(l) the class or classes or description of person who are suitably qualified by reference to their qualifications and experience to determine the current market value or market value (within the meaning of section 75), as the case may be, of an apartment for any of the purposes of this Part.


Editorial Notes:


Power pursuant to section exercised (1.01.2012) by Housing (Tenant Purchase of Apartments) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 679 of 2011), in effect as per reg. 2.