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Appropriation Act, 1934

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Number 28 of 1934.


APPROPRIATION ACT, 1934.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Issue of £19,448,207 out of the Central Fund.

2.

Power of the Minister for Finance to borrow.

APPROPRIATION OF GRANTS.

3.

Appropriation of sums voted for supply services.

4.

Declaration required in certain cases before receipt of sums appropriated.

5.

Short title.

ABSTRACT OF SCHEDULES (A) AND (B) TO WHICH THIS ACT REFERS.

Schedule (A).

Schedule (B).


Act Referred to

Foreshore Act, 1933

No. 12 of 1933

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Number 28 of 1934.


APPROPRIATION ACT, 1934.


AN ACT TO APPLY CERTAIN SUMS OUT OF THE CENTRAL FUND TO THE SERVICE OF THE YEAR ENDING ON THE THIRTY-FIRST DAY OF MARCH ONE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-FIVE AND TO APPROPRIATE THE SUPPLIES GRANTED IN THIS SESSION OF THE OIREACHTAS. [19th July, 1934.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS OF SAORSTÁT EIREANN AS FOLLOWS:—

GRANTS OUT OF THE CENTRAL FUND.

Issue of £19,448,207 out of the Central Fund.

1.The Minister for Finance may issue out of the Central Fund and apply towards making good the supply granted for the service of the year ending on the thirty-first day of March, one thousand nine hundred and thirty-five, the sum of nineteen million, four hundred and forty-eight thousand, two hundred and seven pounds.

Power of the Minister for Finance to borrow.

2.(1) The Minister for Finance may borrow from any person and the Bank of Ireland may advance to the Minister for Finance any sum or sums not exceeding in the whole nineteen million, four hundred and forty-eight thousand, two hundred and seven pounds and for the purpose of such borrowing the Minister for Finance may create and issue any securities bearing such rate of interest and subject to such conditions as to repayments, redemption or otherwise as he thinks fit.

(2) The principal and interest of any securities issued under this Act and the expenses incurred in connection with the issue of such securities shall be charged on the Central Fund or the growing produce thereof.

(3) Any moneys raised by securities issued under this Act shall be placed to the credit of the account of the Exchequer and shall form part of the Central Fund and be available in any manner in which such Fund is available.

APPROPRIATION OF GRANTS.

Appropriation of sums voted for supply services.

3.All sums granted by this Act and the other Act mentioned in Schedule (A) annexed to this Act out of the Central Fund towards making good the supply granted, amounting, as appears by the said Schedule, in the aggregate to the sum of thirty-two million, one hundred and ninety thousand, nine hundred and ninety-five pounds, are appropriated and shall be deemed to have been appropriated as from the date of the passing of the Acts mentioned in the said Schedule (A) for the services and purposes expressed in Schedule (B) annexed thereto. The abstract of schedules and schedules annexed thereto, with the notes (if any) to such schedules shall be deemed to be part of this Act in the same manner as if they had been contained in the body thereof.

In addition to the sums hereby granted out of the Central Fund there may be applied out of any money directed under section 2 of the Public Accounts and Charges Act, 1891, to be applied as appropriations-in-aid of the grants for the services and purposes specified in Schedule (B) annexed hereto, the sums respectively set forth in the last column of the said Schedule.

Declaration required in certain cases before receipt of sums appropriated.

4.A person shall not receive any part of a grant which may be made in pursuance of this Act for non-effective services until he has subscribed such declaration as may from time to time be prescribed by a warrant of the Minister for Finance before one of the persons prescribed by such warrant:

Provided that whenever any such payment is made at more frequent intervals than once in a quarter the Minister for Finance may dispense with the production of more than one declaration in respect of each quarter.

Any person who makes a declaration for the purpose of this section knowing the same to be untrue in any material particular shall be guilty of an offence under this section, and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding thirty pounds.

Short title.

5.This Act may be cited for all purposes as the Appropriation Act, 1934.

ABSTRACT OF SCHEDULES (A) AND (B) TO WHICH THIS ACT REFERS.

Schedule (A).

GRANTS.

Grants out of the Central Fund.

£32, 190, 995

Schedule (B).

APPROPRIATION OF GRANTS.

Sums not exceeding

Supply Grants

Appropriations-in-Aid

£

s.

d.

£

s.

d.

1933–34 (Supplementary)

2,181,888

0

0

*-14,550

0

0

1934–35

30,009,107

0

0

1,429,899

0

0

Total

£

32,190,995

0

0

1,415,349

0

0

*

Schedule (A.)

GRANTS OUT OF CENTRAL FUND.

£

s.

d.

For the Service of the year ended on the 31st March, 1934:

Under Act No. 8 of 1935

2,181,888

0

0

For the Service of the year ending on the 31st March, 1935:

Under Act No. 8 of 1934

10,560,900

0

0

Under this Act

19,448,207

0

0

Total

£32,190,995

0

0

Schedule (B).

APPROPRIATION OF GRANTS.

Part I.

Schedule of Supplementary sums granted and of sums which may be applied as Appropriations-in-Aid in addition thereto to defray the charges for the several Public Services herein particularly mentioned for the year ended on the 31st day of March, 1934.

Sums not exceeding

Vote No.

Title

Supply Grants

Appropriations-in-Aid

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

£

£

2

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Oireachtas, including a Grant-in-Aid

10

3

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Department of the President of the Executive Council.

10

7

For Old Age Pensions (8 Edw. 7, c. 40; 1 & 2 Geo. 5, c. 16; 9 & 10 Geo. 5, c. 102; No. 19 of 1924; No. 1 of 1928 and No. 18 of 1932); for Pensions to Blind Persons (10 & 11 Geo. 5, c. 49, sec. 1, and No. 18 of 1932); and for certain Administrative Expenses in connection therewith

74,400

700

11

For Expenditure in respect of Public Buildings; for the Maintenance of certain Parks and Public Works; and for the Execution and Maintenance of Drainage Works

10

13

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Civil Service Commission (Nos. 5 of 1924 and 41 of 1926) and of the Local Appointments Commission (No. 39 of 1926)

3,030

14

For payments in respect of destruction of or injuries to property under the Damage to Property (Compensation) Acts, 1923 to 1933, and otherwise

20,000

16

For Pensions, Superannuation, Compensation and Additional and other Allowances and Gratuities under sundry Statutes; Extra-Statutory Pensions, Allowances and Gratuities awarded by the Minister for Finance; the Salary of the Medical Referee and Occasional Fees to Doctors; etc. (4 & 5 Will. 4, c. 24; 22 Vict., c. 26; 50 & 51 Vict., c. 67; 55 & 56 Vict., c. 40; 6 Edw. 7, c. 58; 9 Edw. 7, c. 10; 4 & 5 Geo. 5, c. 86; 7 & 8 Geo. 5, c. 42; 9 & 10 Geo. 5, c. 67; 9 & 10 Geo. 5, c. 68; 9 & 10 Geo. 5, c. 83; 10 & 11 Geo. 5, c. 36; No. 1 of 1922; No. 34 of 1923; No. 7 of 1925, No. 27 of 1926; No. 11 of 1929; No. 36 of 1929; etc.)

20,347

*-575

17

For Rates and Contributions in lieu of Rates, etc., in respect of Government Property

600

21

For certain Miscellaneous Expenses, including certain Grants-in-Aid

105

22

For Stationery, Printing, Paper, Binding, and Printed Books for the Public Service; for the Salaries and Expenses of the Stationery Office; and for sundry Miscellaneous Services including Reports of Oireachtas Debates and a Grant-in-Aid

2,860

4,245

28

For Grants under the Irish Universities Act, 1908, the Land Act, 1923, the University Education (Agriculture and Dairy Science) Act, 1926, and the University College, Galway, Act, 1929 (8 Edw. 7, c. 38; No. 42 of 1923; No. 32 of 1926 and No. 35 of 1929)

2,338

33

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Gárda Síochána (No. 7 of 1925)

25,846

4,774

44

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Local Government and Public Health in connection with the Administration of the National Health Insurance Acts, 1911 to 1933, and for sundry Contributions and Grants, including Grants-in-Aid in respect of the cost of Benefits and Expenses of Administration under the said Acts

1,992

756

46

For the Expenses of Primary Education including Grants-in-Aid of the Teachers' Pension Fund

303

52

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Agriculture and of certain services administered by that Office, including Sundry Grants-in-Aid

75,099

*-8,450

53

For Salaries and Expenses in connection with Forestry, including a Grant-in-Aid for Acquisition of Land (9 & 10 Geo. 5, c. 58; No. 16 of 1924 and No. 34 of 1928)

30,350

55

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Irish Land Commission (44 & 45 Vict., c. 49, sec. 46 and c. 71, sec. 4; 48 & 49 Vict., c. 73, secs. 17, 18 and 20; 53 & 54 Vict., c. 49, sec. 2; 54 & 55 Vict., c. 48; 3 Edw. 7, c. 37; 7 Edw. 7, c. 38 and c. 56; 9 Edw. 7, c. 42; Nos. 27 and 42 of 1923, 25 of 1925; 11 of 1926; 19 of 1927; 31 of 1929; 11 of 1931 and 38 of 1933

1,477,000

*-16,000

56

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Industry and Commerce, including the Rates Advisory Committee and sundry Grants-in-Aid

10

57

For payments under the Railways Act, 1924, the Tramways and Public Companies (Ireland) Act, 1883, the Cork Tramways (Employees' Compensation) Act, 1933, etc., and for other purposes connected with Irish Transport

46,500

62

For the salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs and of certain other Services administered by that Office including Telephones

34,608

64

For the cost of the Army, the Army Reserve (including certain Grants-in-Aid) and Expenses under the Constitution (Amendment No. 17) Act, 1931

20

65

For Wound and Disability Pensions, Further Pensions and Married Pensions, Allowances and Gratuities (No. 26 of 1923, No. 12 of 1927, and No. 24 of 1932), and for sundry Contributions and Expenses in respect thereof and for Military Service Pensions (No. 48 of 1924), etc.

32,000

69

For Contributions towards the Relief of Unemployment and Distress

50,000

72

For an Advance for the establishment of an Industrial Credit Company

15,000

73

For Expenditure in connection with the Repayment of the Dáil Eireann External Loans (Dáil Eireann Loans and Funds Acts, 1924 and 1933)

12,000

74

For recoupment to depositors in the Sinn Fein Bank

2,045

75

For the Acquisition by the State of Copyright in the National Anthem

1,200

76

For the further relief of Rates on Agricultural Land

250,000

77

For the repayment to the Contingency Fund of certain Miscellaneous Advances

4,205

Total

£2,181,888

*-14,550

*

*

*

Schedule (B).

Part II.

Schedule of sums granted and of sums which may be applied as Appropriations-in-Aid in addition thereto, to defray the charges for the several Public Services herein particularly mentioned, which will come in course of payment during the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1935.

Sums not exceeding

Vote No.

Title

Supply Grants

Appropriations-in-Aid

(1)

(2)

(3)

(4)

£

£

1

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Governor-General's Establishment (No. 14 of 1923)

2,246

2

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Oireachtas, including a Grant-in-Aid

112,611

3

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Department of the President of the Executive Council (No. 16 of 1924)

11,568

4

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Comptroller and Auditor-General (No. 1 of 1923), including the National Insurance Audit Office

15,874

5

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Finance, including the Paymaster-General's Office

61,491

6

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Revenue Commissioners, including certain other Services administered by that Office, and a Grant-in-Aid

722,600

18,455

7

For Old Age Pensions (8 Edw. 7 c. 40; 1 and 2 Geo 5, c. 16; 9 and 10 Geo 5, c. 102; No. 19 of 1924; No. 1 of 1928, and No. 18 of 1932); for Pensions to blind persons (10 and 11 Geo. 5, c. 49, sec. 1, and No. 18 of 1932); and for certain Administrative Expenses in connection therewith

3,456,900

400

8

For a Grant-in-Aid of the Local Loans Fund

4,200,000

9

For the Salaries and other Expenses of Commissions, Committees, and Special Inquires

11,502

10

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of Public Works (1 & 2 Will. 4, c. 33, secs. 5 and 6; 5 & 6 Vict., c. 89, secs. 1 and 2; 9 & 10 Vict., c. 86, secs. 2, 7 and 9 &c.)

100,020

11,675

11

For Expenditure in respect of Public Buildings; for the Maintenance of certain Parks and Public Works; and for the Execution and Maintenance of Drainage Works

687,563

69,929

12

For the Salaries and Expenses of the State Laboratory

6,274

13

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Civil Service Commission (Nos. 5 of 1924, and 41 of 1926), and of the Local Appointments Commission (No. 39 of 1926)

14,969

14

For payments in respect of destruction of or injuries to Property under the Damage to Property (Compensation) Acts, 1923 to 1933, and otherwise

110,750

15

For certain payments of Compensation in respect of Personal Injuries or Death

1,833

16

For Pensions, Superannuation, Compensation, and Additional and other Allowances and Gratuities under sundry statutes (4 & 5 Will. 4, c. 24; 22 Vict., c. 26; 50 & 51 Vict., c. 67; 55 & 56 Vict., c. 40; 6 Edw. 7, c. 58; 9 Edw. 7, c. 10; 4 & 5 Geo. 5, c. 86; 7 & 8 Geo. 5, c. 42; 9 & 10 Geo. 5, c. 67; 9 & 10 Geo 5, c. 68; 9 & 10 Geo. 5, c. 83; 10 & 11 Geo. 5, c. 36; No. 1 of 1922; No. 34 of 1923; No. 7 of 1925; No. 27 of 1926; No. 11 of 1929; No. 36 of 1929; etc); Extra-Statutory Pensions, Allowances, and Gratuities awarded by the Minister for Finance; the salary of the Medical Referee and occasional fees to Doctors; etc.

454,595

1,000

17

For Rates and Contributions in lieu of Rates, etc., in respect of Government Property

95,050

3,100

18

For Secret service

25,000

19

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Tariff Commission (No. 40 of 1926 and No. 31 of 1930), and of the Merchandise Marks Commission (No. 48 of 1931)

4,732

20

For Expenses under the Electoral Act, 1923, and the Juries Act, 1927

18,000

21

For certain Miscellaneous Expenses, including certain Grants-in-Aid

8,880

22

For Stationery, Printing, Paper, Binding, and Printed Books for the Public Service; for the Salaries and Expenses of the Stationery Office and for sundry Miscellaneous Services, including Reports of Oireachas Debates and a Grant in Aid.

108,169

28,920

23

For the Salaries and Expenses of the General Valuation and Boundary Survey (15 & 16 Vict., c. 63; 17 Vict., c. 8; 17 Vict., c. 17; 20 & 21 Vict., c. 45; 22 & 23 Vict., c. 8; 23 Vict., c. 4; 27 & 28 Vict., c. 52; 37 & 38 Vict., c. 70; 61 & 62 Vict., c. 37; No. 19 of 1923; No. 3 of 1927; Nos. 27, 47 & 55 of 1931; and No. 19 of 1932; Local Government (Application and Adaptation of Enactments) Order, 1925); including Estate Duty Valuation (10 Edw. 7, c. 8), etc.

29,766

6,895

24

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Ordnance Survey and of Minor Services including the Facsimile Reproduction of Ancient Manuscripts

34,912

3,800

25

For the increase of the Agricultural Grant (No. 35 of 1925 and No. 28 of 1931)

900,989

26

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Attorney-General, etc., and for the Expenses of Criminal Prosecutions and other Law Charges, including a Grant in Relief of certain Expenses payable by Statute out of Local Rates

57,446

1,200

27

For Expenses in connection with Haulbowline Dockyard

5,385

28

For Grants to Universities and Colleges (8 Edw. 7, c. 38; No. 42 of 1923; No. 32 of 1926; and No. 35 of 1929)

158,300

29

For a Grant-in-Aid for Electrical Battery Research and Development

16,000

30

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Quit Rent Office

4,148

31

For Remuneration for Cost of Management of Government Stocks of Saorstát Eireann

13,530

32

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Justice

34,588

33

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Gárda Síochána (No. 7 of 1925)

1,782,478

7,990

34

For the Expenses of Prisons, the Borstal Institution, and the Maintenance of Criminal Lunatics confined in District Mental Hospitals (17 &18 Vict., c. 76; 34 & 35 Vict., c. 112, sec. 6; 40 & 41 Vict., c. 49; 47 & 48 Vict., c. 36; 61 & 62 Vict., c. 60; 1 Edw. 7, c. 17, sec. 3; 8 Edw. 7, c. 59; and 4 & 5 Geo. 5, c. 58)

72,157

7,700

35

For such of the Salaries and Expenses of the District Court as are not charged on the Central Fund (No. 10 of 1924, secs. 70 and 76; No. 27 of 1926, secs. 49 and 50; and No. 15 of 1928, sec. 13)

38,733

36

For such of the Salaries and Expenses of the Supreme Court and High Court of Justice as are not charged on the Central Fund (No. 27 of 1926)

49,415

2,810

37

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Land Registry and of the Registry of Deeds

46,198

38

For the Salaries, Allowances and Expenses of Circuit Court Officers, Deputy Circuit Judges, and certain Local Registering Authorities; and the Expenses of Revision of Voters and Jurors Lists (No. 27 of 1926, etc.)

53,946

17,410

39

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Public Record Office and of the Keeper of State Papers, Dublin (30 & 31 Vict., c. 70; 38 & 39 Vict., c. 59; and 39 & 40 Vict., c. 58)

4,695

40

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Charitable Donations and Bequests Office (7 & 8 Vict., c. 97, secs. 7 & 8; 30 & 31 Vict., c. 54, sec. 24; and 34 & 35 Vict., c. 102)

2,997

48

41

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Local Government and Public Health, including Grants and other Expenses in connection with Housing, Grants to Local Authorities, sundry Miscellaneous Grants and Grants-in-Aid and certain charges connected with Hospitals

846,380

12,710

42

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Registrar General of Births, etc. (7 & 8 Vict., c. 81, sec. 54; 26 Vict., c. 11, sec. 9, and c. 27; 26 & 27 Vict., c. 52, sec. 11, and c. 90, sec. 20; 42 & 43 Vict., c. 70; and 43 & 44 Vict., c. 13)

13,351

3,000

43

For the Expenses of the Maintenance of Criminal Lunatics in the Dundrum Asylum (8 & 9 Vict., c. 107)

13,144

700

44

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Local Government and Public Health in connection with the Administration of the National Health Insurance Acts, 1911 to 1933, and for sundry contributions and Grants, including certain Grants-in-Aid in respect of the cost of Benefits and Expenses of Administration under the said Acts

307,787

4,243

45

For the Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Education, including the cost of Administraton, Inspection, etc.

165,723

75

46

For the Expenses of Primary Education, including National School Teachers' Superannuation, etc.

3,753,430

8,317

47

For Secondary Education, including the Teachers' Salaries Grant, Capitation Grant and Incremental Salary to Secondary School Teachers

368,435

36,900

48

For the Expenses connected with Technical Instruction and Continuation Education

202,645

32,428

49

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Institutions of Science and Art and sundry Grants-in-Aid, etc.

38,228

500

50

For Expenses of Reformatory and Industrial Schools, including Places of Detention (8 Edw. 7, c. 67; No. 17 of 1926; and No. 24 of 1929)

118,806

2,294

51

For the Salaries and Expenses of the National Gallery, including a Grant-in-Aid

3,900

52

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Agriculture and of certain Services administered by that Office, including sundry Grants-in-Aid

615,885

285,389

53

For Salaries and Expenses in connection with Sea and Inland Fisheries, including sundry Grants-in-Aid

56,349

15,795

54

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Lands in connection with Gaeltacht Services, including Housing Grants

113,780

14,700

55

For Salaries and Expenses in connection with Forestry, including a Grant-in-Aid for Acquisition of Land (9 and 10 Geo. 5, c. 58, and No. 34 of 1928)

121,804

6,900

56

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Irish Land Commission (44 & 45 Vict., c. 49, sec. 46, and c. 71, sec. 4; 48 & 49 Vict., c. 73, secs. 17, 18 and 20; 53 & 54 Vict., c. 49, sec. 2; 54 & 55 Vict., c. 48; 3 Edw. 7, c. 37; 7 Edw. 7, c. 38 and c. 56; 9 Edw. 7, c. 42; Nos. 27 and 42 of 1923; 25 of 1925; 11 of 1926; 19 of 1927; 31 of 1929; 11 of 1931 and 33 and 38 of 1933)

1,196,574

130,400

57

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Industry and Commerce, including the Rates Advisory Committee, and a Grant-in-Aid

279,003

3 703

58

For Payments under the Railways Act, 1924, and for other purposes connected with Irish Transport

20,894

26,704

59

For the Salaries and other Expenses of the Railway Tribunal (No. 29 of 1924 and No. No. 9 of 1933)

3,225

60

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Marine Service (Merchant Shipping Acts, 1894 to 1933, and the Foreshore Act, 1933 (No. 12 of 1933))

8,243

2,833

61

For the Salaries and Expenses in connection with Unemployment Insurance and Employment Exchanges (including contributions to the Unemployment Fund) and Unemployment Assistance (9 Edw. 7, c. 7; 10 & 11 Geo. 5, c. 30; 11 Geo. 5, c. 1; 11 & 12 Geo. 5, c. 15; 12 Geo. 5, c. 7; No. 17 of 1923; Nos. 26 and 59 of 1924; No. 21 of 1926; No. 33 of 1930; and Nos. 44 and 46 of 1933)

1,396,220

554,570

62

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Industrial and Commercial Property Registration Office (No. 16 of 1927, and No. 13 of 1929)

15,107

63

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for Posts and Telegraphs (45 & 46 Vict., c. 74; 8 Edw. 7, c. 48; 1 & 2 Geo. 5, c. 26; The Telegraphs Acts, 1863 to 1928; etc.) and of certain other Services administered by that Office

2,001,217

79,301

64

For the Salaries and other Expenses in connection with Wireless Broadcasting (No. 45 of 1926)

38,796

65

For the cost of the Army and the Army Reserve (including certain Grants-in-Aid) under the Defence Forces (Temporary Provisions) Acts; certain administrative Expenses in connection therewith; and Expenses under the Constitution (Amendment No. 17) Act, 1931

1,476,73

27,105

66

For Wound and Disability Pensions, Further Pensions and Married Pensions, Allowances and Gratuities (No. 26 of 1923; No. 12 of 1927, and No. 24 of 1932), and for Sundry Contributions and Expenses in respect thereof, and for Military Service Pensions (No. 48 of 1924), etc.

288,476

67

For the Salaries and Expenses of the Office of the Minister for External Affairs, and of certain Services administered by that Office (No. 16 of 1924)

80,197

68

For a Grant-in-Aid of the Expenses of the League of Nations, and for other Expenses in connection therewith

15,997

69

For Contributions towards the relief of Unemployment and Distress

350,000

70

For the payment of Export Bounties, Subsidies, etc.

2,250,000

71

For Expenditure in connection with the Repayment of the Dáil Eireann External Loans (Dáil Eireann Loans and Funds Acts, 1924 and 1933)

12,000

72

For an Advance to the Guarantee Fund

300,000

Total

£

30,009,107

1,429,899

Deficit.

Deficit.

Deficit.

Deficit.