Local Government Act, 1925

Validation of certain direct labour schemes.

37.—Every direct labour scheme under which the roads in a rural district were actually repaired and maintained during the whole or any part of the period beginning on the 1st day of April, 1920, and ending on the 31st day of December, 1923, shall be deemed to have been legally in force during such time as the said roads were repaired and maintained thereunder notwithstanding any illegality or invalidity in such scheme arising from any of the following causes, that is to say:—

(a) the approval required by law not having been obtained,

(b) the period prescribed by law for the duration of the scheme having expired,

(c) the scheme having been adopted for a less period than that prescribed by law for the duration of a direct labour scheme.