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Local Government Act 1929

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22Conversion of registration officers into salaried officers

(1)On a vacancy occurring on or after the appointed day in the office of a registration officer, the office shall become a salaried office.

(2)On application for the purpose being made after the appointed day to the responsible council by a registration officer appointed before that day, the office which he holds shall, as from such date (not later than the beginning of the next financial year) as may be fixed by the council become a salaried office.

(3)Where the office of a registration officer becomes a salaried office—

(a)the officer holding the office shall be entitled to receive from the responsible council such salary or remuneration and office and other allowances as may be fixed, and shall hold office on such conditions as may be determined, under this section;

(b)every such officer shall, at such times and in such manner as may be prescribed, account to the Registrar-General for all fees and allowances received by or payable to him in respect of the execution of his duties under the Registration Acts, and upon the direction of the Registrar-General shall pay to the responsible council such sum as the Registrar-General may certify to be due to the council in respect of such fees and allowances;

(c)the fees payable under sections twenty-nine and thirty-four of the Births and Deaths Registration Act, 1836, as amended by any subsequent enactment shall cease to be payable in respect of the office.

(4)Subject to the approval of the Registrar-General, the council of any county or county borough may, as respects the salaried officers for whom the council are the responsible council, determine and from time to time vary—

(a)the salary or remuneration to be attached to any salaried office, and the allowances (if any) to be paid for travelling, the provision of office accommodation, and other expenses;

(b)the conditions on which any salaried office is to be held, including a requirement that an officer shall give such security as may be considered necessary to guard against any malfeasance or misappropriation of fees.

(5)In this and the next following section "the responsible council" means, as respects any registration officer, the council of the county or county borough by whom the transferred functions in relation to the registration district or sub-district for which the officer acts are discharged.

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