Housing (Gaeltacht) Act, 1929


16.—(1) The Minister may by regulations made under this Act with the consent of the Minister for Finance prescribe all or any of the following matters, that is to say:—

(a) the design and construction of dwelling-houses, poultry-houses and piggeries towards the erection of which grants are made under this Act, and the conditions to be observed in regard to the site and aspect of such dwelling-houses, poultry-houses and piggeries;

(b) the nature, character, and extent of the works to be executed with the aid of improving grants, poultry-house improving grants, and piggery improving grants respectively;

(c) the materials to be used in the execution of works (whether erection, improvement, or extension) for which grants are made under this Act;

(d) conditions for securing the due application of grants under this Act to the purposes for which such grants are made;

(e) conditions governing the payment of grants under this Act and in particular the evidence to be furnished as a condition precedent to the payment of any such grant or any particular instalment thereof;

(f) so far as not otherwise provided by this Act the circumstances in which and conditions on which grants may be made and certificates for loans may be issued by the Minister under this Act;

(g) any matter or thing referred to in this Act as prescribed or to be prescribed.

(2) In so far as the provisions of any local Act or of any bye-laws, rules, regulations, or scheme, under whatever authority made, relating to the construction, laying-out, or drainage of new buildings or new streets are inconsistent with a regulation made by the Minister under this Act, those provisions shall not apply to a house to which such regulation applies and which complies with such regulation.

(3) Every regulation made by the Minister under this Act shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made, and if a resolution is passed by either such House within the next subsequent twenty-one days on which that House has sat after such regulation is laid before it annulling such regulation such regulation shall be annulled accordingly but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under such regulation.