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The Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1992


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Title and commencement

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1992.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3), this Order shall come into operation on the expiration of 2 months from the day on which it is made.

(3) Part III, Schedule 3 and Part II of Schedule 9 (and Article 108(1) in so far as it relates to that Part of that Schedule) shall come into operation on such day as the Head of the Department may by order appoint.

(4) The following Orders—

(a)the Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(1);

(b)the Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1983(2);

(c)the Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1986(3);

(d)the Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1988(4); and

(e)this Order,

may be cited together as the Housing (Northern Ireland) Orders 1981 to 1992.

General interpretation

2.—(1) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(5) shall apply to Article 1 and the following provisions of this Order as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

(2) In this Order—

“the Department” means the Department of the Environment;

“the Executive” means the Northern Ireland Housing Executive;

“the Order of 1981” means the Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1981;

“the Order of 1983” means the Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1983;

“the Order of 1986” means the Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1986;

“the Order of 1988” means the Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1988; and

“prescribe” means prescribe by regulations made by the Department.

(3) Expressions used in this Order and defined in the Order of 1981 or the Order of 1983 shall, unless the context otherwise requires, have the meanings given in the Order of 1981 or the Order of 1983, as the case may be.

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