Health Act, 1947

Dissolution of Port Sanitary Authorities.

107.—(1) The Minister after consultation with the Minister for Local Government may by order dissolve a port sanitary authority.

(2) An order under this section dissolving a port sanitary authority shall contain such provisions as the Minister thinks necessary or expedient consequential on the dissolution of such port sanitary authority and may, in particular, make provision for:—

(a) the transfer of property, rights and liabilities of the port sanitary authority to a health authority,

(b) the preservation of continuing contracts made by the port sanitary authority,

(c) the continuance of pending legal proceedings,

(d) the transfer of the holders of offices under the port sanitary authority to similar offices under a health authority, or the abolition of such offices.

(3) Where, by an order under this section, the holder of an office under a port sanitary authority is transferred to an office under a health authority, the first-mentioned office shall, for the purposes of any enactment relating to superannuation, be deemed not to have been abolished.

(4) In this section the expression “port sanitary authority” means a port sanitary authority constituted under Section 9 of the Public Health (Ireland) Act, 1896.