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Local Government Act 1929

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119Transfer of poor law officers

Subject to the provisions of this Part of this Act, any person who having been on the twelfth day of November, nineteen hundred and twenty-eight, an officer of a poor law authority is at the appointed day an officer of the same or any other poor law authority shall on the appointed day, as respects that office, be transferred as follows:—

(a)where the area of the authority of which he is an officer at the appointed day is wholly comprised within one county or county borough, he shall be transferred to and become an officer of the council of that county or county borough;

(b)where the area of the poor law authority of which he is an officer at the appointed day is not wholly comprised within one county or county borough, then—

(i)if the officer is at the appointed day employed in or about any poor law institution, he shall be transferred to and become an officer of the council to whom that institution is transferred;

(ii)if the officer at the appointed day acts exclusively for a district which is wholly comprised within one county or county borough, he shall be transferred to and become an officer of the council of that county or county borough;

(iii)in any other case he shall be transferred to and become an officer of such council or councils as may be agreed between the councils concerned, or, if no agreement is arrived at two months before the appointed day, such council or councils as the Minister may by order determine; and where he is transferred to more than one council the proportion of his salary or remuneration attributable to the functions in respect of which he is transferred to the respective councils shall be determined by such agreement or order as aforesaid.

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