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The Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 2003

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34.—(1) In this Chapter—

“common parts”, in relation to a building, includes the structure and exterior of the building and common facilities provided, whether in the building or elsewhere, for persons who include the occupiers of one or more flats in the building;

“common parts application”, in relation to an application for a disabled facilities grant, means an application in respect of works to the common parts of a building containing one or more flats;

“conversion application”—

(a)

in relation to an application for a renovation grant, means an application in respect of works required for the provision of one or more dwellings by the conversion of a house or other building, and

(b)

in relation to an application for an HMO grant, means an application for a grant in respect of works for the provision of a house in multiple occupation by the conversion of a house or other building;

“flat”, in relation to a building, means a dwelling which is a separate set of premises, whether or not on the same floor, divided horizontally from some other part of the building.

(2) In this Chapter the expressions listed below are defined by or otherwise fall to be construed in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter indicated—

certificate of future occupation (in relation to an application for an HMO grant)Article 57(2)
certificate of intended letting (in relation to an application for a renovation grant)Article 41(3)
certified dateArticle 75(3)(b)
common parts grantArticle 35(3)
disabled facilities grantArticle 35(4)
disabled occupantArticle 51
eligible worksArticle 65(2)(a)
estimated expenseArticle 65(2)
exempt disposalArticle 85
grant (without more)Article 35(6)
grant conditionArticle 75(1)
grant condition periodArticle 75(3)(a)
HMO grantArticle 35(5)
landlord’s application (in relation to a common parts grant)Article 46(1) and (2)
occupying tenant (in relation to an application for a common parts grant)Article 45(2)
owner-occupation certificate (in relation to an application for a renovation grant)Article 41(2)
owner’s application
–in relation to a renovation grantArticle 40(1) and (2)
–in relation to a disabled facilities grantArticle 50(1) and (2)
owner’s certificate (in relation to an application for a disabled facilities grant)Article 52(2)
participating landlord (in relation to a tenants' application for a common parts grant)Article 46(4)
preliminary or ancillary services and chargesArticle 36(4)
qualifying owner’s interest
–in relation to an application for a renovation grantArticle 40(4)
–in relation to an application for a disabled facilities grantArticle 50(4)
–in relation to an application for an HMO grantArticle 56(3)
qualifying tenant
–in relation to an application for a renovation grantArticle 40(5)
–in relation to an application for a disabled facilities grantArticle 50(4)
relevant disposalArticle 84
relevant works (in relation to a grant application)Article 36(2)(a)
renovation grantArticle 35(2)
tenant (and expressions relating to tenancies)
–in the context of a tenant’s application for a renovation grantArticle 40(6)
–in the context of a certificate of intended lettingArticle 41(4)
–in the context of an application for a common parts grantArticle 45(2)
–in the context of an application for a disabled facilities grantArticle 50(5)
tenant’s application
–in relation to a renovation grantArticle 40(1) and (2)
–in relation to a disabled facilities grantArticle 50(1) and (2)
tenants' application (in relation to a common parts grant)Article 46(1) and (2)
tenant’s certificate
–for the purposes of an application for a renovation grantArticle 42(2)
–for the purposes of an application for a disabled facilities grantArticle 53(2)

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