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Housing Renovation etc. Grants (Reduction of Grant) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

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37.—(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2), any grant made in Great Britain to the relevant person in accordance with a scheme made under section 129 of the Housing Act 1988(1) or section 66 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1988(2) (schemes for payments to assist local housing authority and local authority tenants to obtain other accommodation) which is to be used—

(a)to purchase premises intended for occupation as his only or main residence; or

(b)to carry out repairs or alterations which are required to render premises fit for such occupation,

for a period of 26 weeks from the date on which he received such a grant or such longer period as is reasonable in the circumstances to enable the purchase, repairs or alterations to be completed and the relevant person to commence such occupation.

(2) A grant to which sub-paragraph (1) applies shall be disregarded under this paragraph to the extent only that it is not for carrying out works to which the application relates.


1988 c. 50; section 129(5)(b) was repealed by section 194 of, and Schedule 12 to, the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 c. 42


1988 c. 43; to which there are no relevant amendments

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