Explanatory Memorandum

Housing (Amendment) Act (Northern Ireland) 2016

2016 CHAPTER 17

9 May 2016

Commentary on Sections

Section 3: Registration as statutory charge of certain loans

Section 3 provides that so long as any part of the principal of, or any interest on, a loan made by the Housing Executive under Article 9 of the Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (for certain purposes including making repairs or improvements to a house) remains outstanding, the loan is to be a charge on the house or building(s) in question, and that such charges shall be registered in the Statutory Charges Register.