Housing (Gaeltacht) (Amendment) Act, 2001

Amendment of section 8 (increased grants in respect of work on offshore islands) of Act of 1979.

8.—Section 8 of the Act of 1979 is amended by the substitution for subsection (1) of the following:

“(1) The Minister may, by regulations made with the consent of the Minister for Finance, provide for an increase by such amount not exceeding 200 per cent as he or she may from time to time determine, of any grants payable under the Housing (Gaeltacht) Acts in respect of dwelling-houses situated on islands, including such grants in respect of works that were begun before the passing of this Act but after 2 December 1998.”.