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Housing and Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 1946

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F1[1Payments in respect of provision of new houses.N.I.

F2[(1)Where a person has, in pursuance of a housing scheme approved by a [F3 district council], provided housing accommodation in accordance with such standards and conditions as may be prescribed, and has satisfied the [F3 council] that he has made such letting thereof as complies with the statutory conditions set out in section two of this Act, the [F3 council] may, subject to the provisions of this Part of this Act, make or undertake to make to that person in respect of each new house so let by him as falls within such category as may be specified from time to time by an order made by the Ministry of Health and Local GovernmentF4 (in this Part of this Act referred to as the Ministry), with the approval of the Ministry of Finance, under section fifteen of the Housing (No. 2) Act (Northern Ireland), 1946 [1946 c.20] , a contribution of such amount as is authorised by the order to be paid in respect thereof.

(2)Where a [F3 district council] have paid a contribution of an amount so authorised, the Ministry, if satisfied that the house in respect of which the contribution is paid has been completed in a proper and workmanlike manner, shall pay to the [F3 district council] out of moneys provided by Parliament the sum specified in that behalf by the aforesaid order.]

(3)Any payment authorised or required to be made by or to a [F3 district council] under the foregoing provisions of the section shall be made at such times and subject to such conditions as to records, certificates, audit or otherwise as may be prescribed.

(4)The approval of any scheme by a [F3 district council] under sub-section (1) of this section shall not affect the liability of any person or of the [F3 district council] to comply with any statutory provisions applicable to any works proposed to be carried out thereunder.

(5)No contribution or sum shall be paid under this section by or to a [F3 district council] in respect of any house in any case where a grant out of moneys provided by Parliament or by the Parliament of the United Kingdom is payable in respect of that house under any enactment other than this Act.

F5[(6) Where any money is received or recovered by a [F3 district council] by way of repayment of any contribution made by them under or by virtue of this section, the [F3 district council] shall repay to the Ministry such part of that money as bears to the whole thereof the same proportion as the sum which was paid by the Ministry to the [F3 district council] in respect of that contribution bears to the total amount of that contribution.]]

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