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16 1954



Labourers Cottages.

Continuance of Labourers Acts.

17. —The Labourers Acts shall continue in force until the 31st day of December, 1960.

Amendment of section 11 of Labourers (Ireland) Act, 1906.

18. —(1) Section 11 of the Labourers (Ireland) Act, 1906, is hereby amended—

(a) by the substitution of “two hundred and fifty pounds” for “sixty pounds” wherever the latter words occur in the section, and

(b) by the substitution in paragraph (8) of “six hundred pounds” for “one hundred pounds”.

(2) In any application by virtue of section 50 of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1931 (No. 52 of 1931), of section 11 of the Labourers (Ireland) Act, 1906, the said section 11 shall apply subject to the amendments effected by subsection (1) of this section.

Amendment of section 17 (2) (d) (iii) of Labourers Act, 1936.

19. —Subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (d) of subsection (2) of section 17 of the Labourers Act, 1936 (No. 24 of 1936), is hereby amended by the insertion of “by devise or” before “by operation of law”.

Dwellings to be deemed to be provided under Labourers Acts.

20. —Dwellings which are vested in a housing authority, which are used by them for the purposes of the Labourers Acts and which, apart from this section, would be dwellings not provided by the authority under those Acts shall be deemed to be dwellings so provided, and references in any enactment (including, in particular, section 3 of the Landlord and Tenant Act, 1931 (No. 55 of 1931), and section 3 of the Rent Restrictions Act, 1946 (No. 4 of 1946)) to dwellings or buildings provided under the Labourers Acts, or under any of those Acts, shall be construed accordingly.