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Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2002

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Number 9 of 2002


HOUSING (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT, 2002


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

Preliminary and General

Section

1.

Short title and commencement.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Regulations.

4.

Repeals.

PART 2

Affordable and Shared Ownership Housing Schemes

5.

Definitions.

6.

Provision of affordable houses.

7.

Subsidy towards housing loan charges.

8.

Allocation of affordable houses.

9.

Control on resale of affordable houses.

10.

Shared ownership lease: purchase of interest of housing authority in house or sale of house.

PART 3

Miscellaneous

11.

New house grants.

12.

Assistance by Minister to approved bodies.

13.

Provision of information to Minister by mortgage lenders.

14.

Amendment of section 58 of Principal Act (Management and control of certain dwellings, etc.).

15.

Amendment of section 90 of Principal Act (Power of housing authority to sell certain dwellings).

16.

Amendment of section 23 of Act of 1992.

17.

Amendments to Housing Finance Agency Act, 1981.

18.

Amendment of section 54 of Finance Act, 1970.

19.

Amendment of First Schedule to National Treasury Management Agency Act, 1990.

20.

Amendment of Housing (Private Rented Dwellings) Act, 1982.

21.

Amendment of section 10 of Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1992.

22.

Amendment to section 25 of the Dublin Docklands Development Authority Act, 1997.

23.

Amendments to Building Societies Act, 1989.

24.

Amendment to Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act, 1994.

SCHEDULE 1

Enactments Repealed

SCHEDULE 2

Schedule to Housing Finance Agency Act, 1981

SCHEDULE 3

Amendments to Building Societies Act, 1989

Acts Referred to

Borrowing Powers of Certain Bodies Act, 1996

1996, No. 22

Building Societies Act, 1989

1989, No. 17

Central Bank Act, 1997

1997, No. 8

Companies Acts, 1963 to 2001

Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act, 1994

1994, No. 2

Dublin Docklands Development Authority Act, 1997

1997, No. 7

Finance Act, 1970

1970, No. 14

Finance Act, 1983

1983, No. 15

Finance Act, 1997

1997, No. 22

Freedom of Information Act, 1997

1997, No. 13

Harbours Act, 1946

1946, No. 9

Harbours Act, 1996

1996, No. 11

Health Act, 1970

1970, No. 1

Health (Eastern Regional Health Authority) Act, 1999

1999, No. 13

Housing Act, 1966

1966, No. 21

Housing Act, 1988

1988, No. 28

Housing Acts, 1966 to 1998

Housing Finance Agency Act, 1981

1981, No. 37

Housing Finance Agency (Amendment) Act, 1985

1985, No. 20

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1979

1979, No. 27

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1992

1992, No. 18

Housing (Private Rented Dwellings) Act, 1982

1982, No. 6

Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act, 1998

1998, No. 33

Local Government (Sanitary Services) Acts, 1878 to 1995

Local Government Act, 2001

2001, No. 37

National Treasury Management Agency Act, 1990

1990, No. 18

Nítrigin Éireann Teoranta Act, 2001

2001, No. 21

Roads Act, 1993

1993, No. 14

Social Welfare (Consolidation) Act, 1993

1993, No. 27

Vocational Education Acts, 1930 to 1999

Waste Management Acts, 1996 and 2001

Water Supplies Act, 1942

1942, No. 1

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Number 9 of 2002


HOUSING (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT, 2002


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAKING AVAILABLE, AND RESALE, OF AFFORDABLE HOUSES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURCHASE OF THE INTEREST OF A HOUSING AUTHORITY IN A HOUSE WHICH IS SUBJECT TO A SHARED OWNERSHIP LEASE AND THE SALE OF SUCH A HOUSE, TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAKING OF GRANTS IN RESPECT OF NEW HOUSES AND TO APPROVED BODIES, TO PROVIDE FOR THE GIVING OF CERTAIN INFORMATION BY MORTGAGE LENDERS TO THE MINISTER, TO EXTEND THE POWERS AND INCREASE THE BORROWING LIMIT OF THE HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY, TO AMEND AND EXTEND THE HOUSING ACTS, 1966 TO 1998, THE FINANCE ACT, 1970, THE HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY ACT, 1981, TO AMEND THE HOUSING (PRIVATE RENTED DWELLINGS) ACT, 1982, THE BUILDING SOCIETIES ACT, 1989, THE NATIONAL TREASURY MANAGEMENT AGENCY ACT, 1990, THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE (PUBLIC ORDER) ACT, 1994, AND THE DUBLIN DOCKLANDS DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY ACT, 1997, AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS. [10th April, 2002]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: