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Part IVE+W+S Miscellaneous and General

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F1S. 25 repealed by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1981 (c. 19), s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt. VI and by Housing (Consequential Provisions) Act 1985 (c. 71, SIF 61), s. 3, Sch. 1 Pt. I (by s. 6(3) it is provided that s. 3 and Sch. 1 Pt. I of the Act extend to England and Wales) and (S.) by Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 (c. 26, SIF 61), ss. 335, 339(3), Sch. 24

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F2s. 26 repealed as respects accounts for 1972–3 and later years, by Housing Finance Act 1972 (c. 47), s. 108(4), Sch. 11 Pt. I and expressed to be repealed by Housing (Consequential Provisions) Act 1985 (c. 71, SIF 61), s. 3, Sch. 1 Pt. I

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28 Orders and regulations.E+W+S

(1)Any order made under any provision of this Act may be varied or revoked by a subsequent order made thereunder.

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(3)Any order made under any . . . F5 provision of this Act and any regulations made under section one thereof shall be made by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

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F4S. 28(2) repealed by Housing Act 1964 (c. 56), Sch. 5, Housing Act 1969 (c. 33), Sch. 10 and expressed to be repealed by Housing (Consequential Provisions) Act 1985 (c. 71, SIF 61), s. 3, Sch. 1 Pt. I (by s. 6(3) it is provided that s. 3 and Sch. 1 Pt. I of the Act extend to England and Wales) and (S.) by Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 (c. 26, SIF 61), ss. 335, 339(3), Sch. 24

29 Interpretation.E+W+S

(1)In this Act—

  • the Act of 1950” means the M1Housing (Scotland) Act 1950;

  • the Act of 1958” means the M2Housing (Financial Provisions) Act 1958;

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  • the Minister” means the [F8Secretary of State] or, as respects Scotland, the Secretary of State;

  • permanent building society” means a society incorporated under the [F9M3Building Societies Act 1962], which is a permanent society within the meaning of [F9that Act];

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(4)Any reference in this Act to any other enactment is a reference thereto as amended by any subsequent enactment including, except where the context otherwise requires, this Act.

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F6Definition of “controlled tenancy” repealed by Rent Act 1977 (c. 42), Sch. 25 and expressed to be repealed by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1981 (c. 19), s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt. VI

F7Definition of “improvement grant” (a) repealed by Housing (Financial Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1968 (c. 31), Sch. 10 and Housing Act 1969 (c. 33), Sch. 10 (b) residue spent and also expressed to be repealed, including unrepealed residue which was spent, by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1981 (c. 19), s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt. VI

F8Words substituted by virtue of S.I. 1970/1681, arts. 2(1), 6(3)

F9Words substituted by virtue of Interpretation Act 1978 (c. 30), s. 17(2)(a)

F10Definitions of “standard amenities” and “standard grant” (a) repealed by Housing Act 1969 (c. 33), Sch. 10 (b) residue spent

F11Definition of “the valuation officer” repealed by Statute Law (Repeals) Act 1981 (c. 19), s. 1(1), Sch. 1 Pt. VI

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31 Amendments, repeal and saving.E+W+S

(1)The Act of 1958 shall have effect subject to the amendments specified in Part I of the First Schedule to this Act, being amendments consequential on the provisions of Part II of this Act or for applying to those provisions certain provisions of the Act of 1958 . . . F14

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F15S. 31(2), Sch. 2 repealed by Housing (Consequential Provisions) Act 1985 (c. 71, SIF 61), s. 3, Sch. 1 Pt. I (by s. 6(3) it is provided that s. 3 and Sch. 1 Pt. I of the Act extend to England and Wales) and (S.) by Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 (c. 26, SIF 61), ss. 335, 339(3), Sch. 24

32 Short title, citation, construction, commencement and extent.E+W+S

(1)This Act may be cited as the House Purchase and Housing Act 1959; and—

(a)this Act, except so far as it extends to Scotland only, and the Act of 1958 may be cited together as the Housing (Financial Provisions) Acts 1958 and 1959; and

(b)this Act, so far as it extends to Scotland, and the Housing (Scotland) Acts 1950 to 1957, may be cited together as the Housing (Scotland) Acts 1950 to 1959.

(2)Part III of this Act shall be construed as one with the Act of 1950.

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(4)Part III of this Act . . . F18 extend to Scotland only, and the following provisions of this Act do not extend to Scotland, that is to say, . . . F19 Part I of the First Schedule.

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