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Housing (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1968

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67Interpretation

(1)Subject to subsection (2) of this section, and except in so far as the context otherwise requires, expressions used in this Act and in the principal Act have the same meaning in this Act as in that Act.

(2)In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them, that is to say—

  • " development corporation" means a development corporation within the meaning of the New Towns (Scotland) Act 1968 ;

  • " Exchequer contribution " means a payment (other than a payment by way of advance or loan) which the Secretary of State is required or authorised by or under this Act, or any Act relating to housing passed before the commencement of this Act, to make for housing purposes;

  • " financial year ", in relation to a local authority, has the same meaning as in section 174 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1947;

  • " Highlands and Islands " means the area comprising the counties of Argyll, Caithness, Inverness, Ross and Cromarty, Sutherland, Orkney and Zetland, but excluding any large burgh;

  • " loan charges " means, in relation to any borrowed moneys, the sums required for the payment of interest on those moneys and for the repayment thereof either by instalments or by means of a sinking fund ;

  • " the principal Act" means the Housing (Scotland) Act 1966.

(3)Any reference in this Act to any enactment shall be construed as including a reference to that enactment as amended, extended or applied by or under any other enactment including, unless the context otherwise requires, this Act.

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