Local Authorities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1936


1.—(1) In this Act the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Local Government and Public Health.

(2) Save as is otherwise provided by this Act, each of the following persons and bodies (whether corporate or unincorporated) and no other person or body shall be a local authority for the purposes of this Act, that is to say:—

(a) the council of a county, county borough, borough, or urban district, a board of guardians, the commissioners of a town, and a port sanitary authority, and

(b) a committee or joint committee or board or joint board (whether corporate or unincorporated) of or appointed by one or more of the bodies and persons mentioned in the other paragraphs of this sub-section, and

(c) any council, committee, or other body which, immediately before the passing of this Act, was, by virtue of any Act other than the Local Government Act, 1925 (No. 5 of 1925), a local authority for any of the purposes of the said Local Government Act, 1925 , and

(d) a person appointed by or under statute to perform the functions or any of the functions of any such body as is mentioned in the preceding paragraphs of this sub-section.