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Local Government Act 1929

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1Subject to the provisions of this Schedule, references in any enactment so far as it applies to England to any of the terms mentioned in the first column of the following table shall be construed as references to the terms mentioned in the second column thereof.

Reference.Adaptation.
Board of GuardiansCouncil of a county or county borough.
Board of management or managers of a school district.Council of a county or county borough.
Chargeability for any poor law purpose to any parish, township or place, or to a parish or union, or to a union or parish, or to the common fund of a union.Chargeability to a county or county borough.
Clerk to the guardiansClerk of the county council or town clerk of the county borough, or such other officer as may for the purpose be appointed or designated by the council.
Common fund of the union or fund of the board of guardians for a single parish.County fund or general rate fund of the county borough.
District school or district poor law school.Separate school.
Guardian—as an individualMember of the council of a county or county borough.
Guardians—as a corporate bodyCouncil of a county or county borough.
Medical officer of a board of guardians or of a union.Poor law medical officer of a county or county borough.
Officer of a board of guardians or guardians or officer of a union or other area for which a board of guardians are constituted.Officer concerned with the relief of the poor.
Parish—as the area for which a board of guardians are constituted.County or county borough.
Parish—as the area in which a settlement is acquired or derived.County or county borough.
Parochial reliefPoor relief.
Poor law unionCounty or county borough.
Treasurer of a poor law unionCounty treasurer or treasurer of a county borough.
Union or other area for which a board of guardians are constituted.County or county borough.
Union or parochial reliefPoor relief.

2References in any enactment to subsection (2) of section eleven of the Local Government Act, 1888, shall be construed as references to the provisions of this Act relating to the rights of certain urban district councils to maintain county roads.

3Where by any enactment any forms are prescribed, the Minister may by order make such adaptations thereof as may appear to him to be necessary for the purpose of bringing the forms into conformity with this Act.

4The Minister may by order made, on the application of any council exercising functions under this Act make such amendments or adaptations of any local Act as may appear to him to be necessary for the purpose of bringing any provision of that Act into conformity with the provisions of this Act and any such order shall be laid before Parliament as soon as may be after it is made.

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