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Public Libraries (Scotland) Act 1955

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1Removal of limitation on expenditure and borrowing by county and town councils for public libraries

(1)Subsection (1) and subsection (3) of section one hundred and ninety-one of the Local Government (Scotland) Act, 1947, and any corresponding enactment contained in any local Act shall, in so far as they impose a limitation on the annual expenditure of a county or town council for and in connection with public libraries, cease to have effect.

(2)So much of section fourteen of the principal Act as imposes a limitation on the amount of money which may be borrowed by a county or town council for the purposes of that Act shall cease to have effect.

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