Public Assistance Act, 1939

Inclusion of boards of public assistance in certain Acts.

87.—(1) Every board of public assistance shall be a local authority within the meaning and for the purposes of every of the several Acts mentioned in the Third Schedule to this Act.

(2) Section 4 of the Local Government Act, 1931 (No. 19 of 1931), shall have effect in relation to a board of public assistance as if such board were a board of health and public assistance, and for that purpose the said section 4 is hereby amended by the insertion therein of the words “board of public assistance” immediately after the words “board of public health”.