Local Government (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1923

Orders which may be made by the Minister.

20.—The Minister may by Order do any of the matters following, that is to say:—

(1) apply to any public body established under or in pursuance of this Act or any County Scheme any existing enactment relating to County or District Councils or Boards of Guardians with such modifications as he shall deem necessary;

(2) make such adaptations of any existing enactment relating to any matter dealt with or affected by this Act as appear to him necessary or expedient for carrying into effect this Act or the County Schemes made thereunder;

(3) make rules for carrying this Act or the County Schemes made thereunder into effect and in particular for regulating—

(i.) the estimating and raising of the expenses of administering a County Scheme;

(ii.) the accounts, audit and annual estimates of any public body established by a County Scheme;

(iii.) the transfer of the property and liabilities of any public body abolished under this Act;

(iv.) any adjustment of rights, duties and liabilities required for the purposes of this Act;

(v.) generally for carrying this Act into effect.

(4) Every Order made by the Minister under this section shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made, and if a resolution is passed by each House of the Oireachtas within the next subsequent twenty-one days on which either House has sat annulling such Order, such Order shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under such Order.