Local Government Act, 1925

Finance of boards of health.

14.—(1) A board of health shall be subject to such conditions or restrictions in relation to expenditure as the county council may impose with the consent of the Minister.

(2) The money required to meet the expenses of a board of health in the exercise and performance of their powers and duties under this Act shall be supplied by the county council to the board of health on an annual estimate and demand by the board of health, and shall be estimated, demanded, and paid in the same manner as the expenses of a rural district council have been heretofore estimated, demanded, and paid, or in such other manner as may be prescribed.

(3) The expenses of a board of health incurred in the performance of the duties of the county council as sanitary authority for a county health district shall be raised by the county council in such county health district by means of the poor rate.

(4) Section 232 of the Public Health (Ireland) Act, 1878 , shall be amended by the substitution for the areas situated in a rural sanitary district therein defined as contributory places for the purposes of the said Act, of the following areas:—

(a) the townland,

(b) the dispensary district,

(c) the area of any rural district as constituted immediately before the appointed day,

(d) such portions of any of the above-mentioned areas as may be determined by the Minister.