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Housing Act 1964

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106General interpretation, and temporary modification as regards London

(1)In this Act, except where the context otherwise requires—

(a)" the Minister" means the Minister of Housing and Local Government, and

(b)" lease" includes an underlease, sublease or any tenancy, and any agreement for a lease, underlease, sublease or tenancy, and " lessee ", " lessor " and " leasehold " shall be construed accordingly.

(2)In this Act—

  • " the Act of 1950 " means the Housing (Scotland) Act 1950;

  • " the Scottish Act of 1954 " means the Housing (Repairs and Rents) (Scotland) Act 1954;

  • " the Act of 1957 " means the Housing Act 1957 ;

  • " the Scottish Act of 1957 " means the Housing and Town Development (Scotland) Act 1957 ;

  • " the Act of 1958 " means the Housing (Financial Provisions) Act 1958;

  • " the Act of 1959 " means the House Purchase and Housing Act 1959;

  • " the Act of 1961 " means the Housing Act 1961 ;

  • " the Act of 1962 " means the Housing (Scotland) Act 1962.

(3)References in this Act to any enactment are references to that enactment as amended by or under any other enactment, including this Act.

(4)Until 1st April 1965 this Act shall have effect subject to the following modifications, that is to say—

(a)in the definition of " local authority " in section 12, in section 44(1) and in section 96, for the words "London borough" there shall be substituted the words

metropolitan borough;

(b)in Part IV, " local authority " shall have, in relation to London, the meaning given by section 23(8) of the Act of 1961.

(5)Subsection (5) (concurrent powers of Greater London Council) of section 21 of the London Government Act 1963 shall apply in relation to any of the powers of a local authority under this Act as it applies in relation to any of the powers of a local authority under any of the enactments referred to in subsection (1) of that section; and, for the purposes of its application in accordance with this subsection, the said subsection (5) shall have effect as if the reference to that Act not being passed were a reference to that Act not being passed and this Act continuing to have effect subject to the modifications set out in subsection (4) of this section.

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