372A Interpretation and application (Chapter 7).
(1) In this Chapter—
“lease”, “lessee”, “lessor”, “premium” and “rent” have the same meanings respectively as in Chapter 8 of Part 4;
“market value”, in relation to a building, structure or house, means the price which the unencumbered fee simple of the building, structure or house would fetch if sold in the open market in such manner and subject to such conditions as might reasonably be calculated to obtain for the vendor the best price for the building, structure or house, less the part of that price which would be attributable to the acquisition of, or of rights in or over, the land on which the building, structure or house is constructed;
“multi-storey car park” means a building or structure consisting of 2 or more storeys wholly or mainly in use for the purpose of providing, for members of the public generally without preference for any particular class of person, on payment of an appropriate charge, parking space for mechanically propelled vehicles;
“qualifying area” means an area or areas specified as a qualifying area under section 372B;
“qualifying period” means, subject to section 372B, the period commencing on the 1st day of August, 1998, and ending on the
>31st day of July, 2001;<
“refurbishment”, in relation to a building or structure
>and other than for the purposes of sections 372H and 372I<, means any work of construction, reconstruction, repair or renewal, including the provision or improvement of water, sewerage or heating facilities, carried out in the course of the repair or restoration, or maintenance in the nature of repair or restoration, of >the building or structure.<
>This Chapter< shall apply if the Oireachtas passes an Act which refers to this Chapter and provides for the renewal of certain urban areas and the submission of plans (to be known as “Integrated Area Plans”) to the Minister for the Environment and Local Government which have been drawn up by local authorities or companies established by local authorities (being local authorities as referred to in such Act) in respect of an area or areas identified by such an authority or company on the basis of criteria prepared by that Minister, including physical and socioeconomic renewal of such an area or areas.