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1896.

Labourers (Ireland) Act, 1896.

Ch. 53, 54.

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Repeal11. The Acts specified in the schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent in the third column of that schedule mentioned.

Commencement of Act 12. This Act shall come into operation on the first day of November next after the passing thereof, and shall apply to all proceedings begun under the principal Acts in like manner as if they had been begun after the commencement of this Act.


SCHEDULE.

Acts Repealed.

Session and Chapter. Short title Extent of Repeal.
46 & 47 Vict. c. 60. The Labourers (Ireland) Act, 1883. In section seven, the words "during the month next following the month in which such advertisement is published."
    Section twenty-two
48 & 49 Vict. 77. The Labourers (Ireland)Act, 1885. Section twenty-six.


CHAPTER 54.

An Act to amend the Acts relating to Public Health in Ireland.

[14th August 1896.]

BE it enacted by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:

Powers of Sanitary Authorities.

} Local Government board may invest rural authority with powers of urban authority. 1. The Local Government Board may, on the application of the sanitary authority of any rural district, or of persons rated to the relief of the poor, the assessment of whose hereditaments amounts at the least to one tenth of the net rateable value of such district, with powers or of any contributory place therein, by order to be published in the Dublin Gazette, or in such other manner as the Local Government Board may direct, declare any provisions of the Public Health (Ireland) Acts, 1878 to 1890, in force in urban districts to be in force in such rural district or contributory place, and may invest such authority with all or any of the powers, rights, duties, capacities, liabilities, and obligations of an urban authority under