Local Authorities (Combined Purchasing) Act, 1925

Minister may make regulations.

12.—(1) The Minister may by order make regulations for all or any of the matters following, that is to say:—

(a) appointing the procedure to be adopted by local authorities in carrying this Act into effect;

(b) determining the standard of quality for any commodity for which the Minister has appointed or intends to appoint an official contractor;

(c) prescribing the conditions of supply for any such commodity as aforesaid;

(d) authorising the provision by the Minister of official samples of any commodity for which he proposes to appoint an official contractor and providing for the deposit of such official samples for public inspection;

(e) regulating the procedure and other matters relating or incidental to any testing or ascertaining of the quality or nature of any commodity for which he is authorised by this Act to make arrangements;

(f) requiring that any commodity to be supplied shall be manufactured wholly or in part in Saorstát Eireann;

(g) requiring that the wages to be paid and the conditions of employment to be observed by an official contractor for the supply of any commodity to local authorities shall be such as are required in the execution of contracts with a State Department;

(h) prescribing any matter or thing which is referred to in this Act as prescribed or as being or to be prescribed.

(2) Any regulations made under this Act shall be laid as soon as may be before both Houses of the Oireachtas.