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War Pensions Act 1921

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8Extension of s.9 of 8 & 9 Geo.5 c.57

Where by virtue of a resolution passed under section one of the Poor Law Act, 1889, as amended by section one of the Poor Law Act, 1899, the control of any child, being a child to whom section nine of the War Pensions (Administrative Provisions) Act, 1918, would apply if it were suffering from neglect or want of proper care, is vested in the guardians of a poor law union, the guardians may on the application of the Minister permit the child to be under the control of the Minister as if the Minister were a person named in that behalf in the proviso to subsection (1) of section one of the said Poor Law Act, 1889, and, where any guardians so permit, it shall be the duty of the Minister to make provision for the care of the child as if it were a child to whom the said section nine applied, and that section as amended by section nine of the Act of 1920 shall apply accordingly with the necessary modifications.

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