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44 1935



Preliminary and General.

Short title.

1. —This Act may be cited as the Cork Fever Hospital Act, 1935.


2. —In this Act—

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

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

the expression “the Act of 1927” means the Local Government Act, 1927 (No. 3 of 1927);

the expression “the Corporation” means the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of Cork;

the expression “the city council” means the council of the county borough of Cork;

the expression “the county health district” means the South Cork county health district;

the expression “the board of health” means the South Cork board of public health;

the expression “the joint district” means the area composed of the county health district and the urban districts which, with the the county health district, form a joint district within the meaning of the Act of 1927;

the expression “the existing fever hospital” means the Cork Fever Hospital and House of Recovery;

the expression “the existing committee” means the joint committee of the existing fever hospital;

the expression “the body corporate” means the body corporate established under the Hospitals (Ireland) Act, 1818, and known as the President and Assistants of the Fever Hospital for Cork;

the expression “local financial year” means a period of twelve months ending on the 31st day of March.

Local inquiries.

3. —(1) The Minister may, before exercising or performing any power or duty conferred or imposed on him by this Act, cause a local inquiry to be held into the matter which is the subject of the exercise of such power or the performance of such duty.

(2) Sub-articles (1) and (3) of Article 32 of the Schedule to the Local Government (Application of Enactments) Order, 1898, shall apply in respect of every local inquiry held under this section.

Expenses of the Minister.

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