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2.—(1) In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires–
“the Act” means the Social Security Act 1990;
“administering agency” means a person or body of persons for the time being appointed under regulation 16;
“applicant” means a person who has made an application under regulation 4;
“building in multiple occupation” has the meaning given to it by section 15(4) of the Act;
“communal area” means a building in multiple occupation, and “communal area grant” shall be construed accordingly;
“energy advice” means advice relating to thermal insulation or to the economic and efficient use of domestic appliances or of facilities for lighting, or for space or water heating, in dwellings where work as specified in sub-paragraphs (a), (b) or (c) of paragraph (1) of regulation 6 is, or is to be, carried out;
“draughtproofing” means the draughtproofing of external and internal doors including any door or hatch to any roof space and windows excluding kitchen and bathroom windows;
“grant” means a grant made in accordance with these Regulations but shall exclude a communal area grant;
“insulated additional roof space” means roof space which has been added to the dwelling and in all or any part of which there is insulation material of a thickness of 50 millimetres or more;
“network installer” means a person or body of persons for the time being registered for a locality under regulation 14;
“roof space” means space between the roof of a dwelling and the ceiling of any room
which is used or available for use for the purposes of living accommodation and which is not wholly separated from the roof by any other room; and
“works” means the work specified in paragraph (1) of regulation 6.
(2) Unless the context otherwise requires, any reference in these Regulations to a numbered regulation is a reference to the regulation in these Regulations bearing that number; and any reference in a regulation to a numbered paragraph is a reference to the paragraph of that regulation bearing that number.
(3) Words and expressions to which meanings are assigned by these Regulations shall (unless the contrary intention appears) have the same respective meanings in any document issued by or on behalf of the Secretary of State under these Regulations.
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