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Local Government (Dublin) Act, 1930

Formation of the Borough of Dun Laoghaire.

3.(1) On the appointed day the respective councils of the several coastal urban districts and also the Blackrock and Kingstown Main Drainage Board shall be dissolved and cease to exist, and thereupon the Borough Corporation shall become and be the successor of the said bodies respectively, and accordingly references in this Act to the successor of the said bodies or any of them shall be construed as referring to the Borough Corporation.

(2) The Dalkey Urban District Council (Dissolution) Order, 1930, whereby the Council of the Urban District of Dalkey was dissolved under section 72 of the Act of 1925, shall remain in force until the appointed day and shall then cease to have effect, and thereupon the said Council shall be and thenceforward continue to be dissolved by virtue of the foregoing sub-section of this section and the Borough Corporation shall become and be the successor of the persons who, immediately before the appointed day, are performing the duties of the said Council.

(3) On the appointed day the respective areas of the several coastal urban districts shall become and thenceforward be collectively a municipal borough by the name of “the Borough of Dun Laoghaire,” being a part of the county.

(4) On the appointed day the inhabitants of the borough and their successors shall become and be one body politic and corporate by the name of “The Corporation of Dun Laoghaire,” with perpetual succession and a common seal.

(5) The Borough Corporation shall have the power, authority, immunities and privileges usually vested by law in the corporation of a municipal borough and the Municipal Corporations (Ireland) Act, 1840, and any Act amending or extending the same or otherwise relating to municipal corporations shall extend to the Borough and the Borough Corporation.

(6) The law in force at the passing of this Act in relation to the councils of boroughs shall, in so far as it is not inconsistent with this Act, apply to the Borough Corporation and for that purpose the Borough Corporation shall be deemed to be the council of a borough.

(7) For the purposes of the Public Health (Ireland) Acts, 1878 to 1919, as amended by the Local Government Acts, 1925 and 1927 and the purposes of the Local Government (Ireland) Acts, 1898 to 1919, as similarly amended, the Borough shall be an urban district and also an urban sanitary district and the Borough Corporation shall be the sanitary authority of such urban sanitary district.