Public Libraries Act, 1947


1.—(1) In this Act—

the expression “the Carnegie Trust” means the Carnegie United Kingdom Trustees incorporated by Royal Charter;

the expression “the Council” means An Chomhairle Leabharlanna established by section 2 of this Act;

the expression “local authority” (except in section 8) means a body being the council of a county, the corporation of a county or other borough or the council of an urban district;

the word “member” when used without qualification means member of the Council;

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Local Government.

(2) References in this Act to an enactment which is amended are to that enactment as so amended.

Establishment and Functions of Council.