Affordable Housing Act 2021


3. (1) The Minister may make regulations in relation to any matter referred to in this Act (other than in sections 6 (4)(b) and 19 (3) (c) (ii)) as prescribed or to be prescribed or to be the subject of regulations, including those matters referred to in section 23 , or for the purpose of enabling any of its provisions to have full effect.

(2) Regulations made under this Act may—

(a) contain such incidental, supplementary, consequential or transitional provisions as appear to the Minister to be necessary for the purposes of the regulations, and

(b) may be expressed to apply either generally or to specified housing authorities or areas or to housing authorities, areas, dwellings, tenancies, persons, households, or any other matter of a specified class or classes, denoted by reference to such matters to which the provision or provisions of this Act under which the regulations are made relate, as the Minister considers appropriate, and different provisions of such regulations may be expressed to apply in relation to different housing authorities or areas or different classes of housing authorities, areas, dwellings, tenancies, persons, households or other matters.

(3) Every regulation or order (other than an order under section 1 (3)) under this Act shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it has been made and, if a resolution annulling the regulation is passed by either such House within the next 21 days on which that House has sat after the regulation is laid before it, the regulation shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.