Abattoirs Act, 1988

Provisions in relation to certain persons appointed to be veterinary inspectors.

37.—(1) This section applies to a person who, holding the office of veterinary officer under a sanitary authority, is appointed by the local authority in whose functional area the sanitary authority is situate to be a veterinary inspector.

(2) The following provisions shall apply to a person to whom this section applies:

(a) the appointment referred to in subsection (1) of this section shall not be taken to be removal from or abolition of office for the purpose of any scheme or enactment relating to superannuation;

(b) all rights and liabilities of the sanitary authority to any person so appointed shall, immediately on such appointment, be transferred to and be vested in the local authority;

(c) all rights and liabilities of any person so appointed to the sanitary authority shall, immediately on such appointment, be rights and liabilities of such person to the local authority.

(3) In this Act “sanitary authority” means the sanitary authority under the Local Government (Sanitary Services) Acts, 1878 to 1964, for the area in respect of which the expression is used.