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The Private Tenancies (Northern Ireland) Order 2006

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CHAPTER IINTRODUCTORY

Interpretation: Part IV

30.  (1)  In this Part–

“certificate of fitness” has the meaning given in Article 36(4);

“notice of disrepair” means a notice under Article 19;

“notice of refusal” has the meaning given in Article 36(5);

“notice of unfitness” means a notice under Article 18;

“prescribed dwelling-house” has the meaning given in Article 31.

(2) Paragraph (3) applies where any question arises whether a dwelling-house was constructed before 6th November 1956 or provided by conversion of a building that was constructed before that date.

(3) It shall be assumed that the dwelling-house or building was constructed before that date unless the contrary is shown.

Meaning of “prescribed dwelling-house”

31.  (1)  In this Part “prescribed dwelling-house” means a dwelling-house of a class or description prescribed by regulations made under this Article.

(2) In particular, such regulations–

(a)may prescribe a dwelling-house by reference to–

(i)any grant or payment having been made in respect of it under a statutory provision,

(ii)its age, or

(iii)the locality in which it is situated; and

(b)may provide that a dwelling-house is to be a prescribed dwelling-house for such period as may be prescribed.

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