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4 1945



Preliminary and General.

Short title and collective citation.

1. —(1) This Act may be cited as the Tuberculosis (Establishment of Sanatoria) Act, 1945.

(2) The Tuberculosis Prevention (Ireland) Acts, 1908 and 1913, and this Act may be cited together as the Tuberculosis Acts, 1908 to 1945.


2. —In this Act—

the expression “ancillary order” means an order under subsection (4) of section 10 of this Act;

the expression “annual sum” does not include a rent under a contract of tenancy;

the expression “the Commissioners” means the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland;

the expression “county authority” means the council of a county or the corporation of a county borough;

the word “easement” includes any right (other than a public right) in or over land;

the word “establishment”, when used in relation to a sanatorium, includes the provision, erection and equipment of such sanatorium and also all matters preliminary or incidental to the establishment of such sanatorium, and the word “establish”, when so used, shall be construed accordingly;

the word “interest”, when used in relation to land, includes an incumbrance;

the expression “the Land Commission” means the Irish Land Commission:

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

the expression “preliminary order” means an order under sub-section (1) of section 9 of this Act;

the word “sanatorium” means a hospital for the treatment of persons suffering from tuberculosis, including the grounds and other amenities thereof, residences for the staff, and any ancillary departments or institutions;

the expression “the vesting date” means, in relation to land which is the subject of a vesting order, the date specified in the order as the date on which the land is to vest in the Minister;

the expression “vesting order”means an order under subsection (1) of section 10 of this Act.

Exemption from stamp duty.

3. —Stamp duty under the Stamp Act, 1891, shall not be payable on any order or transfer made under this Act.