Public Libraries Act, 1947

An Chomhairle Leabharlanna.

2.—(1) There shall be a body to be known as An Chomhairle Leabharlanna.

(2) The functions of the Council are to accept from the Carnegie Trust the gift of such books, equipment and other assets of the Irish Central Library for Students as may be offered to it, to establish, maintain and operate a central library and to assist local authorities to improve their library services.

(3) The Council shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and a seal, and may sue and be sued in its corporate capacity and hold land.