Local Authorities (Combined Purchasing) Act, 1925


1.—In this Act—

the expression “official contractor” means a person appointed under this Act to be an official contractor for the supply of a commodity to local authorities in Saorstát Eireann or any particular part thereof;

the expression “standard price” means the price which an applicant for the position of official contractor states in his application as the price at which he is willing to supply to local authorities the commodity to which the application relates;

the expression “local authority” includes a county council, county or other borough council, urban district council, rural district council, board of guardians, town commissioners of a town, and any body which is or may be established by or in pursuance of any enactment to perform any of the functions of any of the bodies hereinbefore mentioned, and also any committee or joint committee of or appointed by any of the councils, boards, commissioners, or other bodies aforesaid;

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Local Government and Public Health;

the word “prescribed” means prescribed by the Minister by regulations made under this Act.