Housing Act, 1966

Supplementary grants by housing authority where certain grants are made under section 3 of Housing (Gaeltacht) Act, 1929.

31.—(1) Where a grant is made by the Minister for the Gaeltacht to a person under subsection (2), subsection (3), (inserted by the Housing (Gaeltacht) (Amendment) Act, 1953 ) or subsection (5) (inserted by the Housing (Gaeltacht) (Amendment) Act, 1959 ) of section 3 of the Housing (Gaeltacht) Act, 1929 , a housing authority may make to that person a supplementary grant.

(2) A supplementary grant under this section shall be of such amount as may be determined by the housing authority but shall not exceed the amount of the grant made under the said section 3.

(3) A grant shall not be made under this section in respect of work on a house in respect of which a grant was made under section 7 of the Housing (Amendment) Act, 1958 , or section 9 of the Act of 1962.

(4) Subsection (1) of this section shall, as respects grants under subsection (3) or paragraph (a) or (b) of subsection (5) of the said section 3 to persons improving or extending a house or providing and installing private water supplies or sewerage facilities, have effect only if the improvement or extension, or the provision and installation commenced on or after the 30th day of June, 1958.