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Local Government Act 1929

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2Special provisions as to functions of poor law authorities in respect of infant life protection and vaccination

As from the appointed day the following provisions shall have effect with respect to functions relating to infant life protection and vaccination formerly discharged by poor law authorities:—

(a)functions under Part I of the Children Act, 1.908, shall be discharged by the councils of counties and county boroughs as functions under the Maternity and Child Welfare Act, 1918, except that where the council of a district have established a maternity and child welfare committee the said functions shall, in that district, be discharged by the council of the district and not by the county council; and

(b)functions relating to vaccination shall be discharged by the councils of counties and county boroughs as functions relating to public health; and

(c)the provisions of this Part of this Act relating to administrative schemes and accounts "and audit shall not apply as respects the functions aforesaid.

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