Housing (Amendment) Act, 1958

Provision of flats under the Labourers' Acts.

27.—(1) For the purpose of removing doubt it is hereby declared that the power of a housing authority to provide cottages or other housing accommodation under the Labourers Acts includes and shall be deemed always to have included the power to provide cottages or houses containing two or more separate tenements.

(2) The provisions of the Labourers Act, 1936 , as amended, in relation to the purchase of cottages provided under the Labourers Acts by the tenants thereof (including the provisions relating to purchase schemes within the meaning of that Act) shall not apply in relation to a separate tenement in a cottage or house containing two or more separate tenements and provided under the Labourers Acts.