Local Government (Ireland) Act, 1902

Power to insure against accidents to workmen. 60 & 61 Vict. c. 37. 63 & 64 Vict. c. 22. 43 & 44 Vict. c. 42.

17. A county or district council may insure against any liabilities of the council under the Workmen’s Compensation Acts, 1897 and 1900, the Employers’ Liability Act, 1880, and at common law, and may pay the costs of such insurance out of any fund or rate applicable for defraying general expenses incurred in the execution of the principal Act.