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Local Government Act 1929

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Settlement and Irremovability

3(1)Every person who at the appointed day has, or is in the course of acquiring, a settlement in any parish by reason of residence, birth or other qualification therein, shall be deemed to have or to be in the course of acquiring a settlement in the county or county borough in which the parish is comprised.

(2)Every person who at the appointed day has, or is in the course of acquiring, a status of irremovability from a poor law union, shall be deemed to have or to be in the course of acquiring a status of irremovability from the county or county borough in which the poor law union is comprised, or if the poor law union is not wholly comprised within one county or county borough, from the county or county borough in which in comprised the part of the poor law union by reason of residence wherein the status of irremovability was, or was in the course of being, acquired.

(3)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (2) of this paragraph, consecutive periods of residence in two or more places within any poor law union which is not wholly comprised within one county or county borough shall be aggregated and reckoned as continuous residence in that part of the poor law union in which the person so resided immediately before the appointed day.

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