Local Government Act, 1925

Contributions by local bodies under which an officer has held office other than the local body granting compensation.

47.—Whenever an allowance or gratuity is payable by a local body (in this section called “the paying body”) to any person under this Act in respect of his ceasing to hold office under them, and in ascertaining the service of such officer at the date of such cesser any service under another local body (in this section called “the contributing body”) has been aggregated and reckoned, the contributing body shall refund to the paying body a part of such allowance or gratuity reckoned according to the service and pay of such officer under the contributing body and to the circumstances under which he has ceased to hold office under the paying body, and such part shall be settled by agreement between the two bodies, or in default of agreement by the Minister.