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Local Government Act 1929

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128Expenses, lending and borrowing

(1)Save as otherwise expressly provided by this Act or by any scheme made thereunder for the provision of hospital accommodation for the treatment of infectious disease, the expenses of the council of a county or county borough under this Act shall be defrayed—

(a)in the case of a county council, as expenses for general county purposes;

(b)in the case of a county borough council, in like manner as general expenses in the execution of the Public Health Acts, 1875 to 1926;

and the provisions of the Poor Law Act, 1927, limiting the time within which debts incurred by boards of guardians are to be paid shall not apply to county councils or county borough councils.

(2)The council of any county or county borough in Wales or Monmouthshire may, with the consent of the Minister, lend to the King Edward the Seventh Welsh National Memorial Association any money required by that association for the purposes of capital expenditure which that association has power to borrow, subject to any conditions which the Minister may impose.

(3)The council of a county or county borough may borrow for the purposes of this Act—

(a)in the case of the London County Council, under and in accordance with the London County Council (Finance Consolidation) Act, 1912, as amended by any subsequent enactment, and in the case of any Other county council, under and in accordance with section sixty-nine of the Local Government Act, 1888, as amended by this Act;

(b)in the case of the council of a county borough, as for the purposes of the Public Health Acts, 1875 to 1926.

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