Cholera, &c. Protection (Ireland) Act 1884

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Citation1884 c. 69

Cholera, &c. Protection (Ireland) Act, 1884

(47 & 48 Vict.) CHAPTER 69.

An Act to make better provision against Cholera and other dangerous Epidemic Diseases.

[14th August 1884]

B E 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:

S-1 Short title.

1 Short title.

1. This Act may be cited as theCholera, &c. Protection (Ireland) Act, 1884.

S-2 Acquisition of sites for hospitals.

2 Acquisition of sites for hospitals.

2. When under the provisions of any Act the sanitary authority in Ireland is empowered to acquire a site for a cholera or other hospital within its district, it may, with the sanction of the Local Government Board, exercise such power for the acquisition of a site for such purpose without, but contiguous to, the said district.

S-3 Incidence of charge.

3 Incidence of charge.

3. Whenever, under clause three of the forty-sixth and forty-seventh Victoria, chapter fifty-nine, the Local Government Board, Ireland, directs any urban sanitary authority to superintend and see to the execution of such regulations, which otherwise would be the duty of any board or boards of guardians, the sanitary authority may, in any rate applicable to the purposes of the Public Health (Ireland) Act, 1878, insert a separate item for the amount necessary or estimated to be necessary to defray the expenses incurred by them in the execution and superintendence of such regulations, or in paying off any loan incurred by them under the second section of the Act of the session of the forty-sixth and forty-seventh years of the reign of Her present Majesty, chapter fifty-nine; and all the provisions of the Acts for the relief of the poor in Ireland relative to the division of rates between owners and occupiers of rateable hereditaments, and as to deductions from rent on account of rate, shall apply to such separate item as if it were a rate for the relief of the poor.

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