S.I. No. 80/1932 - The Housing (New Houses) Order, 1932.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS. 1932. No. 80.

THE HOUSING (NEW HOUSES) ORDER, 1932.

DEPARTMENT OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC HEALTH.

HOUSING (FINANCIAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT, 1932 .

The Minister for Local Government and Public Health, in exercise of the powers vested in him by section 14 of the Housing (Financial and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1932 . does by this his Order make the following regulations that is to say:—

1. This Order may be cited as the Housing (New Houses) Order, 1932:

2.—(1) The Interpretation Act, 1923 , applies to the interpretation of this Order in like manner as it applies to the interpretation of an Act of the Oireachtas passed after the 1st day of January, 1924;

(2) In this Order—

the expression "the Minister" means the Minister for Local Government and Public Health; the expression "appointed officer" means an officer appointed by the Minister for the purposes of section 7 of the Act;

3.—This Order shall apply only to new houses in respect of the erection of which a grant is sought by a person or public utility society from the Minister or an urban authority under Part II of the Act and shall not extend to reconstructed houses;

4.—The conditions in respect of sites, aspects, planning, construction, sanitation and number per acre of houses set out in Schedule 1 to this Order, shall be the prescribed conditions under Rule 4 of the First Schedule to the Act in relation to houses to which this Order applies.

Provided that any of the said conditions may be dispensed with by the Minister in any particular case if he is satisfied that exceptional circumstances exist which render rigid adherence to the condition undesirable.

Provided further that in any such case where the said conditions are not fully complied with the Minister may reduce the amount of the grant to such amount as he thinks fit.

5.—The plans published by the Minister under the Housing (Building Facilities) Act, 1924 , and such other plans as may from time to time be published by the Minister and placed on sale shall be prescribed plans under Rule 5 of the First Schedule to the Act in relation to houses to which this Order applies.

6.—The regulations set out in Schedule II to this Order in regard to procedure shall be prescribed regulations and shall be complied with before and during the erection of a new house to which this Order applies by the person or public utility society proposing to erect or erecting the same and by the appointed officer.

7.—The regulations set out in Schedule III to this Order shall be prescribed regulations and shall be complied with by any public utility society erecting a house to which this Order applies for letting in an urban area under the provisions of paragraph (i) of sub-section (1) of section 5 of the Act.

8.—The regulations set out in Schedule IV to this Order shall be prescribed regulations and shall be complied with by any urban authority making or proposing to make a grant to a public utility society under section 9 of the Act in respect of the erection of a house to which this Order applies.

9.—The forms set out in Schedule V to this Order, or forms to the like effect varied as circumstances may require, shall be prescribed forms and shall be used for the purposes to which they are respectively expressed to be applicable in relation to houses to which this Order applies.

10.—The date when the erection of a house to which this Order applies is begun shall be deemed to be the date when the construction of the foundation is begun, notwithstanding any excavation, site-clearance, cartage of materials, or other preliminary work carried out prior to that date.

11.—No grant shall be payable in respect of a house to which this Order applies, notwithstanding the issue of a certificate of the appointed officer required by the Act or this Order that any of the provisions thereof have been complied with, until the Minister is satisfied after taking such steps as he may think desirable as to the accuracy of such certificate.

12. 2.—(l) The floor area of a house to which this Order applies shall be the sum of the areas of every floor, together with any porch or open space within the lines of the containing walls of the house which increases the bulk thereof.

(2) The area of any floor shall be measured within the external or containing walls of the house, and shall include any portion of such floor which is occupied by staircases, landings, interior walls, chimney breasts, bay-windows and similar spaces or structures.

(3) The area of the floor of any room shall, for the purposes of this Order, be measured within the containing walls of such room.

13.— A house to which this Order applies may include a party wall of an existing building, but no other portion of an existing building.

14.— Where a house to which this Order applies is to contain or be connected with a shop, office, business premises, garage, or stable—

(a) the appointed officer shall not issue a certificate of approval in respect thereof unless such shop, office, business premises, garage or stable has a distinct and separate entrance;

(b) such shop, office, business premises, garage or stable shall be deemed not to be part of such house for the purposes of the Act and of this Order.

15.— Any doubt, dispute, or question which may arise as to the interpretation of the regulations contained in this Order and as to the making or the amount of a grant in respect of any house to which this Order applies shall be determined by the Minister and such determination shall be final.

Given under the Official Seal of the Minister for

Local Government and Public Health this ninth

day of September, in the Year One Thousand

Nine Hundred and Thirty-two.

(Signed) SE?N T O'CEALLAIG,

Minister for Local Government and Public Health,

SCHEDULE I.

Conditions prescribed by the Minister as to the site, aspect, planning, construction, sanitation and number per acre of houses to which this Order applies.

1. The site of every house shall be on good open land and except where works of development are intended in connection with the house the site shall immediately adjoin or be accessible from a road or lane over which a public or private right of way exists for carts or other vehicles. The site shall be level or of easy regular gradient and situate at such elevation that the ground floor of the house will be above the level of the street, and that it may be easily drained and sewered when such is necessary.

2. Every house shall be spaced and arranged on its site and planned so that the greater number of the rooms in it may receive all available direct sunlight.

3. The houses shall be set back not less than 35 feet from the centre of the street or 70 feet from the opposite frontage whichever may be greater

4. The area of the floor of any room in a house shall not be less than the appropriate area set out hereunder:—

Rooms

Areas

House of 3 Rooms

House of 4 Rooms

House of 4 Rooms (Parlour type)

House of 4 Rooms (In Rural Areas)

House of not less than 5 Rooms

Sq. Ft.

Sq. Ft.

Sq. Ft.

Sq. Ft.

Sq. Ft.

Living Room  . .

175

180

160

160

155

Parlour  . .  . .

110

110

First Bedroom . .

160

155

160

145

155

Second Bedroom . .

120

80

120

90

110

Third (or additional) Bedroom    . .

80

75

80

Or if constructed as a cubicle    . .

60

60

60

5. Every room in a house shall, in respect of its height, comply with the following conditions:—

(a) If the room is immediately below the roof, the height of the room throughout two-thirds of the area of the floor shall not be less than 8 feet and throughout the remainder of the area of the floor not less than 6 feet;

(b) if the room is not immediately below the roof, the height of the room throughout the area of the floor shall not be less than 8 feet.

6.—(1) Every house shall be constructed of brick, stone or concrete, with tiled or slated roof, unless the Minister approves of the use of some other material for the construction of a particular house or of particular houses and the standard of construction shall be in accordance with one of the specifications published with the prescribed plans or equivalent thereto.

Provided that the Minister may decide to make a grant in respect of a house of a special form of construction and shall determine in each case the amount of any grant which may be made in respect of any such house.

(2) Materials and appliances of Saorstát manufacture shall be used as far as possible in the construction of the house.

(3) Every room in every house shall be provided with a window or windows of which the glass area shall not be less than 1/10th of the area of the floor of such room and one-half at least of every window shall be made to open.

7.—(1) A house for which a sufficient water supply and means of drainage are available must be provided with a sink and water closet. Where sewers and watermains are not available other approved sanitary accommodation must be provided.

(2) A sanitary authority, where it appears to them desirable, may permit the drainage of not more than fourteen houses by one common drain and may allow more than one house to be supplied with water from one communicating pipe.

(3) In every case where sewers and watermains are available house drains to the line and description shown on the approved plans and described in the specification published with the prescribed plans shall be provided and water laid on to the house.

(4) Where one soil pipe serves two or more self-contained flats in any one building the trap of every water closet communicating therewith shall be connected also with an anti-syphonage pipe not less than 3 inch bore.

(5) Where drainage into a cesspool is provided the cesspool shall be watertight, provided with a sealed cover and ventilated, and communication with the house drain shall be by a ventilated intercepting trap with cleaning arm. The cesspool shall not be less than sixty feet distant from any dwelling house.

8.—(1) In this Order the gross acreage of any site means the area of such site together with the portion of any street, abutting on the same between the middle of such street and the nearest boundary of such site, measured in acres.

(2) Except with the consent of the Minister the number of houses on any site shall not exceed twenty for each acre of the gross acreage of such site.

SCHEDULE II.

PROCEDURE WHICH MUST BE FOLLOWED IN REGARD TO HOUSES TO WHICH THIS ORDER APPLIES.

1. Plans shall be submitted to the appointed officer in whose area the house is to be erected in the form required by the bye-laws (if any) in force with regard to new streets and buildings or by any local Act. In every case, whether bye-laws are in force or not, there shall be submitted to the appointed officer by the person or public utility society proposing to erect the house:—

(a) A block plan (in duplicate) to a scale of 1/500 or other scale of not less than 1 inch to 44 feet showing the lay-out, roads and sewers;

(b) complete plans and sections (in duplicate) of the proposed house to a scale of not less than 1 inch to 8 feet or where one of the prescribed plans is intended to be used a reference to the number of the plan and a statement as to which of the arrangements or constructions shown on such plan is to be followed;

(c) an undertaking in writing that the standard of construction will be in accordance with one of the specifications issued with the prescribed plans or equivalent thereto;

(d) where any form of construction, other than brick, stone or concrete is proposed a description of the method to be adopted and an undertaking that the construction will be carried out strictly in the form approved and will comply with one of the specifications issued with the prescribed plans in so far as it is applicable;

(e) a certificate from the sanitary authority of the district in which the house is to be erected that such house is in conformity with any bye-laws of the sanitary authority or with any local Act in force in the said district with respect to new streets and buildings save in so far as such bye-laws or local Acts are at variance with the provisions of this Order.

(f) where the house is being erected in a rural area by a person, or by a public utility society for a person, who derives his livelihood solely or mainly from the pursuit of agriculture and who is in occupation of agricultural land and buildings, the rateable value of which does not exceed the limits specified in the Act:

(i) a declaration made by that person before a peace commissioner setting out full particulars of the land and buildings occupied by him, the rateable value thereof as shown in the valuation lists under the Valuation Acts and the income of the declarant from all other sources, and

(ii) a certificate from the rating authority, or rating authorities, concerned as to the rateable value of the land and buildings in question

(g) where the house is being erected in a rural area by an agricultural labourer for his own occupation or by a public utility society for occupation by an agricultural labourer, a declaration made by that person before a peace commissioner that the declarant works for hire (otherwise than as a domestic or menial servant) in a rural district, or, if not working for hire, works in a rural district at some trade or handicraft without employing any persons, except member of his own family, and, if the declarant does not work for hire at agricultural work, that he is not in occupation of land exceeding in area one quarter of an acre.

2. On receipt of such plans and other documents the appointed officer shall examine them, and, subject to the compliance of the plans and documents with the provisions of the Act and of this Order, such appointed officer shall prepare in triplicate, a certificate of approval in Form A under his hand. One copy of the certificate, accompanied by one set of the documents signed by the appointed officer shall be issued to the person or public utility society concerned, the remaining copies of the certificate shall be deposited forthwith the Minister and the local authority respectively, and the duplicate set of the documents shall be retained by the appointed officer, provided that in any case where the documents referred to at clause (f) or (g) of paragraph I of this Schedule are submitted, the same shall be deposited with the Minister at the same time.

3. An appointed officer shall not issue a certificate of approval to a public utility society until such society has satisfied the Minister that it is a public utility society within the meaning of the Act.

4. Where it is proposed to erect two or more self-contained flats in one building the appointed officer shall not issue a certificate of approval until the Minister has approved of the plans submitted.

5. Where it is proposed to erect ten or more houses on one site, the appointed officer shall not issue a certificate of approval until the Minister has approved of the block plan submitted.

6. The person or public utility society to whom a certificate of approval is issued shall notify the Minister immediately when the erection of the house or houses referred to in the certificate is begun.

7. Application may be made for an instalment of the grant when the house has been roofed. In any case where such instalment is desired, the person or public utility society erecting the house shall apply to the appointed officer, who, if satisfied after an inspection of the house

(a) that the building has reached a stage at which payment of an instalment of the grant is fully warranted, and

(b) that the work then completed has been carried out in a proper and workmanlike manner with materials of sound quality and in accordance with the approved plans,

shall issue a certificate of partial completion in Form B.

8. When any person or public utility society erecting a house claims an instalment of grant and has received the certificates in Forms A and B, each of the certificates shall be forwarded to the Minister with a written application in Form C for such instalment.

9. When the house has been completed, the person or public utility society erecting the house shall apply to the appointed officer for a certificate that it has been completed in a proper and workmanlike manner, and the appointed officer, if satisfied after an inspection of the house, shall issue in Form D a certificate of completion.

10. When any person or public utility society erecting a house has received a certificate in Form D, he shall forward such certificate to the Minister with a written application in Form E for the grant then payable. In any case where no instalment of grant has been claimed, the certificate of approval in Form A shall accompany the application.

11. If and when the Minister is satisfied that the requirements of the Act and of this Order have been complied with in respect of any new house, he may make a grant under the Act in respect of such house, and shall in such case pay the amount thereof to the person or public utility society entitled thereto and notify the appointed officer and the local authority concerned that such grant has been made.

12. Each appointed officer shall keep a register of certificates issued by him.

13. In any case where the appointed officer is not a person employed by the Minister, he may require the applicant to give an undertaking in writing to pay to him as remuneration (inclusive of out-of-pocket expenses) for his services as appointed officer a fee not exceeding £1 1s. 0d. (one guinea) for each type of house for which separate plans are submitted, provided that where three or more houses are to be erected to the same plan a fee not exceeding 10s. 6d. (ten shillings and sixpence) per house may be charged. The fee will be payable to such appointed officer when application is made for the first certificate for payment of grant.

SCHEDULE III.

REGULATIONS TO BE COMPLIED WITH BY ANY PUBLIC UTILITY SOCIETY ERECTING A HOUSE FOR LETTING IN AN URBAN AREA UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (I) OF SUB-SECTION (1) OF SECTION 5 OF THE ACT.

1. The proposal to erect a house shall be submitted to the Minister in the form of a scheme.

2. The scheme as submitted to the Minister shall be accompanied by:—

(a) Detailed plans, specifications and detailed estimates of the cost of the work;

(b) a statement of the total all-in cost of the scheme;

(c) a statement showing the rent proposed to be charged for the house and the estimated annual income and expenditure under the scheme;

(d) an undertaking in writing signed by a responsible officer of the society that the house when completed will not be sold and will be let only on a monthly or lesser tenancy to a person of the working classes, at a rent not exceeding such rent as may be approved of by the Minister;

(e) documentary evidence of the undertaking of the urban authority to make a supplementary grant in respect of the house;

(f) such evidence as the Minister may require to satisfy himself that the public utility society is a public utility society within the meaning of the Act.

3. The public utility society shall keep separate accounts relating to the scheme, and those accounts shall be made up and shall be audited by an auditor appointed by the Minister before the final instalment of the grant is paid.

4. The public utility society shall permit the auditor to have access to all the books, deeds and accounts of the society in so far as may be necessary for the purpose of his duties under the foregoing paragraph.

5. A balance sheet and summary for each financial year of the accounts relating to a scheme in respect of which a grant is made by the Minister shall, during the ensuing financial year, be open to inspection by any person at the office of the society on payment of a fee of one shilling, and a copy of the balance sheet and summary shall be sent to the Minister at the conclusion of the financial year to which it relates.

SCHEDULE IV.

REGULATIONS TO BE COMPLIED WITH BY AN URBAN AUTHORITY MAKING OR PROPOSING TO MAKE A GRANT TO A PUBLIC UTILITY SOCIETY UNDER SECTION 9 OF THE ACT.

1. No expense or liability shall be incurred by an urban authority in or in connection with the making of grants under the Act except in pursuance of a scheme for such grants (in these regulations called a "scheme") which has been adopted by the urban authority and approved by the Minister under these regulations.

2. No scheme shall be prepared by an urban authority except in pursuance of a resolution of such urban authority.

3. When an urban authority have prepared a scheme in pursuance of a resolution they shall submit the same to the Minister for approval.

4. The Minister may approve any scheme submitted to him as aforesaid with or without such modifications as he may deem desirable.

5. The scheme shall set out clearly:—

(a) The nature and amount of the grant to be made in respect of any house;

(b) the total estimated expenditure involved;

(c) the quantity and value of any land in the urban authority's possession which it is proposed to apply to the purposes of the scheme;

(d) the purposes for which any land included in the scheme was originally acquired;

(e) the quantity and value of any land proposed to be acquired by the urban authority for the purposes of the scheme;

(f) the sources from which it is proposed to defray the expenditure involved, and, if it is proposed to borrow, the loan terms;

(g) the maximum number of houses in respect of which grants are to be made.

6. The allocation of grants shall in every case be provisional until the public utility society has obtained the approval of the Minister to its proposal.

7. In every case where the grant is in whole or in part in the form of a grant of money, payments of instalments of such grant may be made in proportion to the amounts paid from time to time by the Minister, but only on receipt of official notifications of payments by the Minister, and if for any reason the Minister refuses or reduces a grant, or any instalment thereof, in respect of a house, the urban authority shall refuse or reduce proportionately the local grant or any instalment thereof in respect of such house.

8.—(1) In any case where the grant is in whole or in part in the form of a grant of land, the public utility society shall enter into a contract to purchase the land at the full market value, and the contract shall contain:—

(a) a covenant on the part of the society either to erect on the site a house or a specified number of houses under the Act, and

(b) a covenant on the part of the urban authority to forego the purchase price or a specified portion thereof upon receiving official notification of the final payment of the grant by the Minister.

(2) The urban authority may require the public utility society to pay all or part of any legal or other expenses incurred by them in connection with the granting of land to the society.

9. Every urban authority carrying out a scheme for the making of grants shall

(a) record in a Register specially prepared for the purpose all transactions under the scheme, and such Register shall be open to inspection at all reasonable times by any authorised officer of the Minister, and

(b) notify the Minister without delay of grants allocated or made in every case.

SCHEDULE V.

FORMS.

FORM

A.

Certificate of appointed officer approving of proposals.

"

B.

Certificate of appointed officer as to partial completion of works.

"

C.

Application to Minister for instalment of grant.

"

D.

Certificate of appointed officer of completion.

"

E.

Application to Minister for (balance of) grant.

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FORM A.

HOUSING (FINANCIAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT, 1932 .

Serial No. . . . . . . . . . . . .

Grants to Persons and Public Utility Societies Erecting New Houses.

CERTIFICATE OF APPROVAL OF A PROPOSAL TO ERECT NEW HOUSE(S) UNDER THE ACT.

NOTE.—(a) This certificate must be carefully preserved by the person or public utility society to whom it is granted, and must be sent to the Minister for Local Government and Public Health with the first certificate for payment (Form B or D) issued in respect of the house(s) referred to herein.

(b) The person or public utility society to whom this certificate is granted must notify the Minister for Local Government and Public Health immediately when work is begun on the house(s) referred to herein.

(c) When the roof of (any of) the house(s) referred to in this certificate has been completed, application may be made to the appointed officer for an instalment of the grant.

Name of Applicant............................................................ ............................................................ ........................................

Address............................................................ ............................................................ ..........................................................

This is to certify that I............................................................ ............................................................ ......, being

an appointed officer for the purpose, have approved the site, block plan, house plans and method of construction proposed in respect of the house(s) described below.

That the site, plans and method of construction comply with the requirements prescribed by the Housing (New Houses) Order, 1932.

That the site of the house(s) is situate within the

County Borough of ............................................................ ............................................................ .......................................

Urban District of ............................................................ ............................................................ ..........................................

Town of ............................................................ ............................................................ .......................................................

Rural District of............................................................ .....in the County of............................................................ .............

That subject to the conditions set out on the back of this certificate, the person(s) (public utility society) named above appear(s) to me to be eligible for the grant which the Minister for Local Government and Public Health may make under the Act.

SCHEDULE.

Locality and description of house(s)

No. of

houses

Particulars of accommodation

Floor area of each house

Method of construction

Date of commencement if house(s) already begun

Amount of grant payable in respect of each house

Date before which houses(s) must be complete to qualify for grant

1.

3

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

The locality and description must be sufficient for identification)

Living-room ................

and ...........

bedrooms.

£

Given under my hand this        day of               193   

(Signed)...................................

Appointed Officer.

CONDITIONS.

(a) The house(s) must be completed in accordance with the approved plans before the date shown in column 8 of the Schedule of this certificate:

(b) the house(s) when completed must be certified by an appointed officer (or on appeal by the Minister) to have been completed in a proper and workmanlike manner;

(c) the house(s) shall not be (a) house(s) erected in accordance with a reinstatement condition within the meaning of Section 10 of the Damage to Property (Compensation) Act, 1923 ;

(d) the house(s) shall not be erected on or on any part of the site of a building in respect of the destruction of which compensation has been awarded under the Damage to Property (Compensation) Act, 1923 , or in respect of the destruction of which a report has been made under Section 15 of that Act;

(e) the house(s) shall not be house(s) in respect of which (a) grant(s) was/were made by the Minister under the Housing Acts, 1925 to 1930, as amended by the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1931 , or in respect of which (a) grant(s) was/were made by the Minister for Lands and Fisheries under the Housing (Gaeltacht) Act, 1929 ;

(f) the house(s) must comply with all the requirements of the Act and the Housing (New Houses) Order, 1932;

(g) the house(s) shall be open to inspection by the appointed officer or any other duly authorised officer of the Minister at any time before the final instalment of the grant is paid;

(h) a grant will not be paid in respect of a house begun after the 2nd August, 1932, in an urban area if it is shown to the satisfaction of the Minister that rates of wages and conditions of employment generally recognised by trade unions have not been paid or observed in the erection of the house;

(i) materials and appliances of Saorstát manufacture must be used as far as possible in the erection of the house.

FORM B.

HOUSING (FINANCIAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT, 1932 .

Grants to Persons and Public Utility Societies Erecting New Houses.

CERTIFICATE OF PARTIAL COMPLETION OF THE ERECTION OF NEW HOUSE(S) UNDER THE ACT.

Serial No. of Certificate A...........................

NOTE.—The application for an instalment of grant printed on the back of this Form should be completed carefully by the person or public utility society to whom this certificate is issued, and the Form, accompanied by the certificate of approval referred to above, should be forwarded at once to the Minister for Local Government and Public Health.

Name of Applicant............................................................ ............................................................ .......................................

Address............................................................ ............................................................ .......................................................

This is to certify that on          , I inspected (each of)

the house(s) set out in the Schedule below and comprised in Certificate A above referred to, which was granted on, 193 , by    , which house(s) has/have been roofed and that the work completed has been carried out in a proper and workmanlike manner and in accordance with the approved plans: and that the house(s) is/are of entirely new construction and comply(ies) with the requirements of the Act and the Housing (New Houses) Order, 1932.

SCHEDULE.

Name and address of person (public utility society) entitled to grant

No. of houses

Locality and description of each house

Floor area of each house

Amount of grant for which each house is eligible

Value of work done to each house

Amount of instalment now recommended for each house

£

£

* The locality and description must be sufficient for identification.

This certificate includes (does not include) all the houses comprised in Certificate A referred to above.

Given under my hand this          day of            193.

(Signed)................................................

Appointed Officer.

County Borough of............................................................ ............................................................ ........................................

Urban District of............................................................ ............................................................ ............................................

Town of............................................................ ............................................................ .........................................................

Rural District of............................................................ ..in the County............................................................ .....................

FORM C.

HOUSING (FINANCIAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT, 1932 .

Application for Instalment of Grant in Respect of the Erection of (a) New House(s)

in accordance with the Provisions of the Act and the conditions prescribed

thereunder.

____________________________

TO THE MINISTER FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC HEALTH:

I/We, being the person(s) (public utility society) to whom the accompanying Certificate A, numbered    , was granted by   on the    day of    , 193   , hereby make application for an instalment amounting to £    of the grant claimed by me/us under the Act and in accordance with the foregoing Certificate B, dated the      day

193.

The house(s) has/have not been erected in accordance with a reinstatement condition within the meaning of Section 10 of the Damage to Property (Compensation) Act, 1923 .

The house(s) has/have not been erected on or on any part of the site of a building in respect of the destruction of which compensation has been awarded under the Damage to Property (Compensation) Act, 1923 , or in respect of the destruction of which a report has been made under Section 15 of that Act.

The house(s) is/are not (a) house(s) in respect of which (a) grant(s) has/have been made by the Minister under the Housing Acts, 1925 to 1930, as amended by the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1931 , or in respect of which (a) grant(s) has/have been made by the Minister for Lands and Fisheries under the Housing (Gaeltacht) Act, 1929 .

In consideration of the payment of the sum now claimed, I/We undertake to complete the house(s) in accordance with the provisions of the Act and any conditions prescribed thereunder.

Signature(s)

............................................................ .......................

............................................................ ........................

............................................................ ........................

Address............................................................ ....................

............................................................ .......

Date ............................................................ ........................

____________________________

FORM D.

HOUSING (FINANCIAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT, 1932 .

Grants to Persons and Public Utility Societies Erecting New Houses.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION OF THE ERECTION OF NEW HOUSE(S) UNDER THE ACT.

Serial No. of Certificate A............

NOTE.—The application for (balance of) grant printed on the back of this Form should be completed carefully by the person or public utility society to whom this certificate is issued, and forwarded at once to the Minister for Local Government and Public Health. If the certificate of approval referred to above has not already been forwarded to the Minister, it should accompany the application.

Nam fApplicant............................................................ ............................................................ ..........................

Address............................................................ ............................................................ ............................................

This is to certify that (each of) the house(s) set out in the Schedule below and comprised in Certificate A above referred to, which was granted on    , 193, by         , was/were inspected by me on,

193 , and the house(s) was/were then completed in a proper and workmanlike manner and in compliance with the requirements of the Act and the Housing (New Houses) Order, 1932.

The house(s) is/are of entirely new construction, and is/are in all respects fit for human habitation.

An instalment of the grant amounting to £   was paid upon Certificate B issued by   , on   day of     193 .

Materials and appliances of Saorstat manufacture to the value of £ : : have been used in the erection of the house(s).

SCHEDULE.

Name and address of person (public utility society) entitled to grant

No. of houses

*Locality and description of each house

Particulars of accommo-

dation in each house

Date of completion of each house

Floor area of each house

Amount of grant for which each house is eligible

£

* The locality and description must be sufficient for identification.

This certificate includes (does not include) all the houses comprised in Certificate A referred to above.

Given under my hand this         day of              , 193  .

(Signed)............................................................ .........

Appointed Officer.

County Borough of............................................................ ............................................................ ............................

Urban District of............................................................ ............................................................ ...........................................

Town of............................................................ ............................................................ ........................................................

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FORM E.

HOUSING (FINANCIAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT, 1932 .

Application for (balance of) Grant in respect of the Erection of (a) New House(s) in accordance with the Provisions of the Act, and the conditions prescribed thereunder.

TO THE MINISTER FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND PUBLIC HEALTH:

I/We, being the person(s) (public utility society) to whom (the accompanying) Certificate A, numbered    , was granted by     , on   day of     , 193  , hereby make application for payment of a sum of £     , being (the balance of) the grant claimed by me/us under the Act in respect of the house(s) referred to in the foregoing Certificate D, dated the     day    93.

The house(s) has/have not been erected in accordance with a reinstatement condition within the meaning of Section 10 of the Damage to Property (Compensation) Act,923.

The house(s) has/have not been erected on or on any part of the site of a building in respect of the destruction of which compensation has been awarded under the Damage to Property (Compensation) Act, 1923 , or in respect of the destruction of which a report has been made under Section l5 of that Act.

The house(s) is/are not (a) house(s) in respect of which (a) grant(s) has/have been made by the Minister under the Housing Acts, 1925 to 1930, as amended by the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1931 , or in respect of which (a) grant(s) has/have been made by the Minister for Lands and Fisheries under the Housing (Gaeltacht) Act, 1929 .

I/We have already received an instalment amounting to £    in respect of this/these house(s) on Certificate B, dated the   day of    , 193.

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