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44 1934



Preliminary and General.

Short title, citation, and construction.

1. —(1) This Act may be cited as the Local Government (Amendment) (No. 2) Act, 1934.

(2) The Principal Acts and this Act may be cited together as the Local Government Acts, 1925 to 1934.

(3) This Act shall be construed as one with the Principal Acts.


2. —In this Act—

the expression “the Minister” means the Minister for Local Government and Public Health;

the expression “the Principal Acts” means the Local Government Acts, 1925 to 1933;

the expression “the Act of 1925” means the Local Government Act, 1925 (No. 5 of 1925).

Expenses of the Minister.

3.— All expenses incurred by the Minister in the execution of this Act shall, to such extent as shall be sanctioned by the Minister for Finance, be paid out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas.

Public inquiries.

4.— (1) The Minister may before exercising any power conferred on him by this Act hold a public inquiry into the matter which is the subject of such exercise of such power.

(2) Article 32 of the Schedule to the Local Government (Application of Enactments) Order, 1898, shall apply in respect of every public inquiry held under this section of this Act in like manner as the said Article applies in respect of the local inquiries mentioned therein.