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Housing Act 1964

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12Interpretation of Part I

(1)In this Part of this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

  • " the Corporation" means the Housing Corporation established under this Part of this Act;

  • " functions " includes powers and duties ;

  • " house " includes any part of a building which is occupied or intended to be occupied as a separate dwelling and, in relation to Scotland, has the meaning given by section 184(1) of the Act of 1950;

  • " housing association " has the meaning given by section 189(1) of the Act of 1957 or, in relation to Scotland, by section 184(1) of the Act of 1950;

  • "housing society" has the meaning given by section 1(7) of this Act;

  • " land " includes any interest in or right over land;

  • " local authority " means the council of a county borough, London borough or county district or the Common Council of the City of London, and in relation to Scotland means a local authority for the purposes of the Act of 1950.

(2)In the case of land which is situated partly in the area of one local authority and partly in the area of another, references in this Part of this Act to the local authority in whose area the land is situated shall be construed as references to each of those local authorities.

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