Limerick City Management Act, 1934


1.—(1) In this Act—

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

the word “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister under this Act;

the expression “the City” means the county borough of Limerick;

the expression “the Corporation” means the Mayor, Aldermen and Burgesses of Limerick;

the expression “the Council” means the Limerick City Council established by this Act;

the expression “the Manager” means the Limerick City Manager and Town Clerk appointed under this Act;

the expression “the Mayor” means the Mayor of Limerick;

the expression “the municipal fund” means the fund out of which the costs and expenses of the Corporation are to be defrayed under this Act;

the expression “the municipal rate” means the rate to be raised by the Corporation under this Act for the purpose of supplying any deficiency in the municipal fund;

the expression “the Board of Health” means the body which was established by the Limerick County Borough Scheme Order, 1923, under the name of “The Limerick County Borough Board of Health” to administer the relief of the poor in the City;

the expression “the gas committee” means the gas committee established under the Limerick Corporation Gas Act, 1878;

the expression “the gas undertaking” means the undertaking heretofore administered and carried on by the gas committee and, where the context so requires, includes that undertaking as carried on by the Corporation in pursuance of this Act;

the expression “city election” means an election of members of the Council held in pursuance of this Act;

the expression “the day of election” means the day fixed under this Act to be the day of election for the purposes of this Act;

the expression “the appointed day” means the day appointed under this Act to be the appointed day for the purposes of this Act.

(2) The following bodies shall be abolished bodies within the meaning and for the purposes of this Act, that is to say:—

(a) the Board of Health;

(b) the committee of management appointed by the council of the county borough of Limerick under the Tuberculosis Prevention (Ireland) Acts, 1908 and 1913;

(c) the gas committee,

and the expression “the abolished bodies” shall be construed accordingly.