Housing (Gaeltacht) Act, 1929

Extent of Gaeltacht.

2.—(1) For the purposes of this Act but no further or otherwise the Gaeltacht shall be deemed to comprise the several district electoral divisions mentioned in the Schedule to this Act.

(2) The Minister may by order, whenever he considers it expedient so to do on account of local variations in the numbers or distribution of Irish-speaking persons, amend the Schedule to this Act by adding thereto any district electoral division neither mentioned nor then included by amendment therein or deleting therefrom any district electoral division mentioned therein or previously added thereto, and whenever any such amendment of the said Schedule is so made this Act shall as respects grants under this Act sanctioned while such amendment is in operation and everything done in consequence of the making or sanctioning of any such grant be construed and have effect with and subject to such amendment.

(3) Every order made by the Minister under this section 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 order is laid before it annulling such order, such order shall be annulled accordingly but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under such order.