Housing (Amendment) Act, 1958

Additional grants where certain grants are made under section 3 of Housing (Gaeltacht) Act, 1929.

7.—(1) Where a grant is made to a person under subsection (2) or subsection (3) (inserted by the Housing (Gaeltacht) (Amendment) Act, 1953 ) of section 3 of the Housing (Gaeltacht) Act, 1929 , the housing authority may make to that person a grant of an amount not exceeding the amount of the grant made under that section.

(2) A grant shall not be made under section 9, 10 or 11 of the Act of 1952 in respect of a house in respect of which a grant is made under this section.

(3) For the purposes of this section a housing authority shall have the like powers of borrowing as are conferred on such authority for the purposes of the Housing of the Working Classes Acts or the Labourers Acts.

(4) Subsection (1) of this section shall have effect only in respect of grants to persons improving or extending a house or providing and installing therein a private water supply and sewerage facilities if the improvement or extension or provision and installation commenced on or after the 30th day of June, 1958.