S.I. No. 58/1942 - Air-Raid Precautions Schemes (Prescribed Provisions) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations, 1942.


STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS. 1942. No. 58.

AIR-RAID PRECAUTIONS SCHEMES (PRESCRIBED PROVISIONS) (AMENDMENT) (No. 2) REGULATIONS, 1942.

I, SE?N MOYLAN, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence, in exercise of the powers conferred on the Minister for Defence by Section 36 of the Air-raid Precautions Act, 1939 (No. 21 of 1939), and delegated to me under section 6 of the Emergency Powers Act, 1939 (No. 28 of 1939), and of every and any other power me in this behalf enabling, do hereby, with the concurrence of the Minister for Finance testified by his signature hereto, make the following regulations, that is to say :—

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Air-raid Precautions Schemes (Prescribed Provisions) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations, 1942.

2. The Air-raid Precautions Schemes (Prescribed Provisions) Regulations, 1939 ( S. R. & O. No. 238 of 1939 ), as amended by the Air-raid Precautions Schemes (Prescribed Provisions) (Amendment) Regulations, 1941 ( S. R. & O. No. 264 of 1941 ), are hereby amended by the insertion at the end of Regulation 4 of the following additional paragraphs, that is to say :—

" (n) arrangements for the collection and necessary distribution of information and reports of air-raid casualties and damage and for the recording of such reports ;

(o) arrangements for the clearance of debris from highways, streets and public places and for dealing with damaged or unsafe buildings and the rescue of persons trapped therein ;

(p) arrangements for the repair of highways, streets, public places and sewers, and for co-ordination between the authorities responsible for such repairs and public utility undertakings ;

(q) arrangements for the distribution of respirators to the public upon directions being given by the Minister for Defence in that behalf ;

(r) arrangements for the control and co-ordination in time of war of air-raid precautions services.".

GIVEN under my hand this 23rd day of January, 1942.

(Signed) SE?N MOYLAN,

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Defence.

I concur in the making of the foregoing Regulations.

(Signed) SE?N T. Ó CEALLAIGH,

Minister for Finance.