Local Government Act, 1931


1.—(1) In this Act—

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Local Government and Public Health;

the expression “the Act of 1923” means the Local Government (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1923 (No. 9 of 1923);

the expression “the Act of 1925” means the Local Government Act, 1925 (No. 5 of 1925);

the expression “local authority” has the same meaning as it has in the Act of 1925;

the expression “subsidiary body” means a corporation, committee, board, or other body which is required by law to be composed wholly or partly of persons nominated by a local authority or by two or more local authorities.

(2) Where the person holding a particular office in or under a local authority is by law a member of any other body by virtue of his holding such office, such person shall for the purposes of this Act be deemed to be a member of such body nominated by such local authority.