Local Government Act, 1927

Borrowing by boards of health.

4.—(1) A board of health shall not without the previous consent of the county council exercise any power to borrow.

(2) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any county scheme, neither a board of health and public assistance in the performance of their duties under the county scheme nor any other body to whom under a county scheme is entrusted the administration of the relief of the poor shall exercise any power to borrow without the consent of the council of every county or county borough to which the county scheme relates.

(3) A consent under this section by the council of a county or county borough to the exercise of a power to borrow shall only be given by resolution passed by the council after not less than one month's notice of the intention to propose the resolution at the meeting at which it is passed has been given to every member of the council.

(4) On and after the 1st day of April, 1927, all payments due on foot of any loan borrowed by a county or rural district council before the passing of this Act for the purpose of the exercise and performance of any power or duty now vested in a board of health shall be made through and by such board of health: Provided always that nothing in this sub-section shall affect the area of charge for any such payment.

(5) Sub-section (1) of section 11 of the Principal Act is hereby repealed.