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Local Government Act 1929

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13In the Lunacy Act, 1891, the following adaptations shall be made—

(a)a direction under subsection (2) of section two may authorise one relieving officer to discharge the duties of a relieving officer in respect of lunatics throughout any specified portion of a county or county borough;

(b)for section six the following section shall be substituted: Where a workhouse is not situate within the county or county borough to which the workhouse belongs, a summary reception order made by a justice of the county or county borough in which the workhouse is situate may order a lunatic in the workhouse to be received in any asylum in which pauper lunatics chargeable to the county or county borough to which the workhouse belongs may legally be received

(c)section twenty-five (which enables the chairman of a board of guardians to be authorised to sign reception orders in respect of pauper lunatics) shall cease to have effect.

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