Vocational Education (Amendment) Act, 1953

Increase of maximum annual liability of rating authorities.

1.—(1) The amount of the annual local contribution payable by the rating authority to a vocational education committee in respect of a local financial year commencing on or after the 1st day of April, 1954, shall not exceed a sum (in this Act referred to as the maximum annual liability) equal to a rate of—

(a) in the case of the vocational education committees for the county borough of Dublin, the boroughs of Sligo and Drogheda, the urban district of Tralee and the counties of Cork and Longford, eighteen pence in the pound,

(b) in every other case, fifteen pence in the pound,

on the rateable value of the area of charge at the commencement of the immediately preceding local financial year.

(2) Subsection (2A) of section 43 of, and the Third Schedule to, the Vocational Education Act, 1930 (No. 29 of 1930) (inserted therein by section 2 of the Vocational Education (Amendment) Act, 1950 (No. 33 of 1950)), are hereby repealed.

(3) Subsections (1) and (2) shall be deemed to have come into operation on the 1st day of November, 1953.