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Irish Sailors and Soldiers Land Trust Act 1967

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Irish Sailors and Soldiers Land Trust Act 1967

1967 CHAPTER 67

An Act to enable the Irish Sailors and Soldiers Land Trust to provide, or assist in the provision of, living accommodation other than cottages; and to extend the powers of the Trust to sell cottages to the widows of former tenants.

[27th July 1967]

Be it enactedby the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1Power to provide living accommodation other than cottages and extension of power to sell cottages to widows.

(1)In section 3(1) of the Irish Free State (Consequential Provisions) Act 1922 (Session 2) (which established the Irish Sailors and Soldiers Land Trust for the purpose of providing cottages in Ireland for the accommodation of ex-servicemen of the first world war) the reference to providing cottages shall include a reference to providing, or assisting in the provision of, living accommodation other than cottages; and section 4(5) of the Irish Land (Provision for Sailors and Soldiers) Act 1919 as applied by section 3(3) of the said Act of 1922 (power to dispose of cottages which cease to be required) shall apply to any such accommodation as it applies to a cottage.

(2)In section 1(1)(b) of the Irish Sailors and Soldiers Land Trust Act 1952 (which enables the Trust, subject to certain limitations, to sell cottages to the widows of ex-servicemen dying before or within six months after the commencement of that Act)—

(a)the words " dying before or within six months after the commencement of this Act "; and

(b)sub-paragraph (ii) (which limits the power of sale to cases where the ex-serviceman or his widow has within the said six months given notice of a desire to buy), together with the word " and" at the end of sub-paragraph (i),

are hereby repealed.

2Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Irish Sailors and Soldiers Land Trust Act 1967.

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