Local Authorities (Works) Act, 1949


1.—In this Act—

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

the expression “permanent construction” includes roads, bridges, houses, buildings, walls and embankments;

the word “road” means any road whether public or private and includes any bridge, pipe, arch, gully, footway, pavement, fence, railing or wall forming part thereof;

the word “watercourse” includes rivers, streams and other natural watercourses, and also canals, drains, and other artificial watercourses.