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The Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1992

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Meaning of “multiple occupation”

75.—(1) In this Part “house in multiple occupation” means a house which is occupied by persons who do not form a single household.

(2) For the purposes of this Article “house”, in the expression “house in multiple occupation”, includes any part of a building which—

(a)apart from this paragraph would not be regarded as a house; and

(b)was originally constructed or subsequently adapted for occupation by a single household;

and any reference in this Part to a flat in multiple occupation is a reference to a part of a building which, whether by virtue of this paragraph or without regard to it, constitutes a house in multiple occupation.

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