Public Assistance Act, 1939


Central and Local Administration.

Central authority.

5.—(1) The administration of public assistance in pursuance of the law (including this Act) for the time being in force in relation to such administration shall be subject to the general direction and control of the Minister.

(2) Nothing in this Act nor in any order, regulation, or instrument made under or preserved by this Act shall be construed or operate to enable the Minister to direct the giving of public assistance to any individual person.