S.I. No. 41/1965 - Housing (Gaeltacht) (General) Regulations, 1965.


S.I. No. 41 of 1965.

HOUSING (GAELTACHT) (GENERAL) REGULATIONS, 1965.

I, MICHE?L Ó MÓR?IN, Minister for the Gaeltacht, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by—

(a) subsection (1) of section 16 of the Housing (Gaeltacht) Act, 1929 (No. 41 of 1929), as amended by subsection (3) of section 3 of the Housing (Gaeltacht) (Amendment) Act, 1953 (No. 6 of 1953), and subsection 10 of section 8 of the Housing (Gaeltacht) (Amendment) Act, 1959 (No. 16 of 1959), and

(b) the Gaeltacht (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order, 1956 ( S.I. No. 257 of 1956 ),

hereby make the following regulations:

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Housing (Gaeltacht) (General) Regulations, 1965.

(2) These Regulations shall be construed as one with the Housing (Gaeltacht) (General) Regulations, 1931 to 1959.

(3) The Housing (Gaeltacht) (General) Regulations, 1931 to 1959, and these Regulations may be cited together as the Housing (Gaeltacht) (General) Regulations, 1931 to 1965.

2. The Interpretation Act, 1937 (No. 38 of 1937), applies to these Regulations.

3. In these Regulations—

"the Acts" means the Housing (Gaeltacht) Acts, 1929 to 1964;

"the Act of 1964" means the Housing (Gaeltacht) (Amendment) Act, 1964 (No. 34 of 1964).

4. Articles 5 and 6 and sub-article (1) of Article 8 of and Form IB and Form 1C in the Schedule to the Housing (Gaeltacht) (General) Regulations, 1959 ( S.I. No. 185 of 1959 ), are hereby revoked.

5. Every application for a building grant or loan, an improving grant or loan, a sanitation grant, a special extension grant or loan or a holiday chalet building grant or loan shall be made in the Form set out in the Schedule to these Regulations or in a Form to the like effect.

6. The Minister may require from an applicant for any grant the limit for which is increased by the Act of 1964 a statutory declaration under the Statutory Declarations Act, 1938 (No. 37 of 1938), as to the date on which work commenced.

7.—(1) Every room in respect of which a special extension grant is made shall, where the grant is the maximum which may be sanctioned under the Acts, have a minimum floor space, measured within the containing walls, of—

(a) where the maximum grant is £130-110 square feet, or

(b) where the maximum grant is £110-80 square feet.

(2) Every room in respect of which a special extension grant is made shall have installed therein, to the satisfaction of an inspector, a wash-hand-basin with hot and cold water supply.

8. Grants under the Acts towards the erection of holiday chalets shall not be made to a body of persons until the applicants have shown legal title, to the satisfaction of the Minister, to the sites on which it is proposed to erect such holiday chalets.

9. Where grants under the Acts are made to a body of persons towards the erection of holiday chalets, such body of persons shall, before payment of the grants, enter into a deed with the Minister containing such covenants, conditions and provisions as the Minister may require in relation to such holiday chalets and the use and maintenance thereof and the application of the grants.

10. Holiday chalets towards the erection of which grants under the Acts are made to a body of persons shall be used exclusively and maintained solely for the purposes of the accommodating of persons desirous of learning or improving their knowledge of the Irish language, but the Minister may consent to the utilisation of such holiday chalets for other purposes where in his opinion such other purposes will not be detrimental in any way to the fostering of the Irish language.

THE SCHEDULE.

DEPARTMENT OF THE GAELTACHT

APPLICATION FORM

HOUSING (GAELTACHT) ACTS, 1929—1964

To:

The Secretary,

Department of the Gaeltacht,

25 Earlsfort Terrace,

Dublin 2.

I. Query

II. Answer

1. Name and Surname

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

Full Address

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

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

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

2. Particulars of Household

(a) Number of people in house

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

Men

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

Women

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

Boys

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

Girls

(b) How long in occupation

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

Years in occupation

(c) Number of rooms in house

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

Rooms

3. Particulars from Land Commission Receivable Order and Rates Demands

Land Commission Payment

Receivable Order Number

R.O. No............................................................ ......

Folio Number (if any)

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

Name of Payer

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

Half-Yearly Payment

£...................... ...........s. ......... d.

Rates

Townland

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

District Electoral Division

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

Valuation

£....................... ..........s. ......... d.

3A. If not liable for a Payment to the Land Commission or for Rates, state nature of title

4. Assistance Sought

Grant

Loan

(Insert X in column II opposite

grant/loan sought)

New house

Improvement

Water

Sewerage

Bathroom

Improvement of

water/sewerage

system

Special extension

for visitors

Holiday Chalet

5. Is Irish habitually used as the home language of your household?

6. Particulars of any housing grant previously received.

I hereby declare that the foregoing particulars are correct to the best of my knowledge and belief and I apply accordingly to the Minister for the Gaeltacht for the appropriate assistance.

Signature of Applicant

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

Signature of Witness

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

Address of Witness

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

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

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

N.B. No grant will be sanctioned until the APPLICANT has obtained the necessary planning permission from the local PLANNING AUTHORITY.

GIVEN under my Official Seal, this 4th day of March, 1965.

MICHE?L Ó MÓR?IN,

Minister for the Gaeltacht.

The Minister for Finance hereby consents to the making of the foregoing Regulations.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Finance this 4th day of March, 1965.

SÉAMAS Ó RIAIN,

Minister for Finance.

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

These regulations prescribe conditions for the making of grants and loans under the Housing (Gaeltacht) Acts, 1929 to 1964.