Pounds (Provision and Maintenance) Act, 1935

Duties and remuneration of pound-keepers.

6.—(1) Every pound-keeper shall control and manage the pound of which he is appointed pound-keeper under this Act but such control and management shall be for and on behalf of and subject to the directions of the county registrar.

(2) Subject to the provisions of this section, every pound-keeper appointed under this Act shall be remunerated by means of fees to be prescribed under this Act or by means of remuneration paid to him by the local authority by whom he is appointed and of such amount as such local authority shall, with the consent of the Minister for Local Government and Public Health, determine or by means of both such fees and such remuneration.

(3) Whenever any pound-keeper appointed under this Act is appointed on the terms that he shall receive from the local authority by whom he is appointed remuneration and that any of the prescribed fees received by him shall be accounted for and paid over by him to such local authority, then and in such case such pound-keeper shall account for and pay over to such local authority all the prescribed fees which are received by him.