Air-Raid Precautions (Amendment) Act, 1946

Amendment of section 28 of the Principal Act.

2.Section 28 of the Principal Act is hereby amended by the insertion at the end thereof of the following additional subsection—

“(3) (a) In addition to the duties mentioned in subsection (1) of this section, it shall be the duty of every local authority, its officers and servants to perform such duties in connection with the transference of members of the civil population and their accommodation, maintenance, and welfare as the Minister, after consultation with the Minister for Local Government and Public Health, may direct, and a local authority may for this purpose incur expenditure.

(b) Where a local authority incurs expenditure under paragraph (a) of this subsection, such expenditure shall be recouped, out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas, to such extent as the Minister, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, may determine.

(c) No grant shall be made under section 35 of this Act in respect of expenditure incurred by a local authority under paragraph (a) of this subsection.”.