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Housing and Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 1946

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20Interpretation and construction of Part I.N.I.

(1)In this Part of this Act, unless the contrary intention appears, the following expressions have the meanings hereby assigned to them, that is to say:—

Act of 1945 has the meaning assigned to it by paragraph ( a) of section two of this Act;

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contravention in relation to any provision or condition includes a failure to comply with that provision or condition (as the case may be);

Housing Acts means the Housing Acts (Northern Ireland), 1890 to 1945, and includes, unless the context otherwise requires, this Part of this Act;

housing authority includes both a local authorityF1 and the Northern Ireland Housing TrustF1 but does not include a housing association or other body;

land includes water and any interest in land or water and any easement or right in, to or over land or water;

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new house means a house, the erection of which is commenced after a scheme submitted in respect thereof has been approved by a local authorityF1F2;

prescribed means prescribed by regulations made by the Ministry;

statutory period means …

definition in 1954 c.33 (NI) s.41(2) substituted by 1979 NI 12 art.10

superficial area in relation to a new house means the area of that house calculated in accordance with such method as may be prescribed;

the Ministry has the meaning assigned to that expression by sub-section (1) of section one of this Act.

(2)This Part of this Act shall be construed as one with the Housing Acts and those Acts and this Part of this Act may together be cited as the Housing Acts (Northern Ireland), 1890 to 1946.

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