Local Government Act, 1927

Expenses of Labourers (Ireland) Acts.

5.—(1) All expenses incurred in the execution of the Labourers (Ireland) Acts, 1883 to 1919, in a county health district (including the repayment of moneys borrowed for the purposes of the said Acts whether before or after the appointed day) shall be special expenses within the meaning of the Public Health (Ireland) Acts, 1878 to 1919.

(2) The area of charge for such of the said expenses as are incurred in connection with the erection or provision, before the appointed day, of cottages or plots in a rural district or in connection with the maintenance of cottages or plots so erected or provided shall (subject to any alteration of such area of charge duly made under the Public Health (Ireland) Acts, 1878 to 1919, after the passing of this Act) be the area of the rural district as constituted immediately before the appointed day.

(3) This section shall come into operation on the 1st day of April, 1927, and shall not apply to the County or the City of Dublin.

(4) Save in the County and City of Dublin sub-section (4) of section 57 of the Local Government (Ireland) Act, 1898 , shall cease to have effect.