Local Government (Amendment) (No. 2) Act, 1934


Division of Counties into two or more County Health Districts.

Dividing orders.

5.—(1) On the request at any time (whether before or after the passing of this Act) of the council of a county, the Minister may, if he so thinks fit, make an order (in this Act referred to as a dividing order)

(a) declaring that there shall be, as from the commencement of such order, a specified number (not less than two) of rural sanitary districts in such county, and

(b) specifying the portion of such county which is to be included in and constitute each such rural sanitary district and, so far as may be requisite, defining the boundaries of each such rural sanitary district, and

(c) appointing a day, not less than three months after the date of such order, to be the appointed day for the purposes of such order.

(2) Every dividing order shall come into operation on the day which is appointed by such order to be the appointed day for the purposes thereof.