Local Government (Ireland) Act, 1898

Transfer to county council of business of boards of guardians as to poor rate, cattle diseases and explosives.

57 & 58 Vict. c. 57.

40 & 41 Vict. c. 68.

38 & 39 Vict. c. 17.

6. There shall be transferred to the council of each county—

(a) the business of the guardians with respect to making, levying, collecting, and recovering the poor rate in so much of the county as is not comprised in an urban county district;

(b) the business of the guardians as local authority under the Diseases of Animals Act, 1894, and the Destructive Insects Act, 1877; and

(c) the business of the justices in petty sessions under the Explosives Act, 1875, except the power to appoint any officer, which power shall cease.