Local Government Act, 1927

Duties to be performed by board of health in county health district.

2.—(1) In addition to the powers and duties of a county council as sanitary authority for a county health district every other power and duty of a county council in relation to a county health district or any part thereof which was transferred by the Principal Act from the Council of a rural district to the county council, other than the powers and duties specified in the First Schedule to this Act, shall be exercised and performed through and by the board of health for such county health district.

(2) The expenses of the exercise or performance of any power or duty under this section or under section 10 of the Principal Act by the board of health for a county health district shall be raised by the county council in such district by means of the poor rate, and shall, subject to the provisions of the Public Health (Ireland) Acts, 1878 to 1919, in regard to the raising of special expenses of a rural sanitary authority and to the provisions of any enactment which directs any expenses to be raised as such special expenses are raised, be raised equally over the whole of such district.

(3) Sub-section (3) of section 14 of the Principal Act is hereby repealed.

(4) This section shall come into operation on the 1st day of April, 1927.