Housing Act, 1988

Amendment of City and County Management (Amendment) Act, 1955.

27.—The City and County Management (Amendment) Act, 1955 , is hereby amended by the insertion in section 2 of the following subsection after subsection (9):

“(10) An emergency situation for the purpose of subsection (9) of this section shall be deemed to exist where, in the opinion of the manager, the works concerned are urgent and necessary (having regard to personal health, public health and safety considerations) in order to provide a reasonable standard of accommodation for any person.”.