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Civil Defence Act 1939

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55Provisions as to combination of councils

(1)So much of this Part of this Act as confers powers or imposes duties on the councils of counties or county boroughs shall be construed as conferring the like powers and imposing the like duties on any combination of councils existing for the purpose of the provision or maintenance of hospitals, being a combination which includes one or more such councils as aforesaid.

(2)Where any such combination as aforesaid includes the council of any county district, no part of the expenses of exercising any powers or performing any such duties as aforesaid shall be borne by the council of the county district and the share borne by any councils of counties or county boroughs included in the combination shall be rateably increased accordingly.

(3)No sums shall be paid to any such combination out of moneys provided by Parliament under the provisions of this Part of this Act relating to grants out of such moneys, but so much of any expenses incurred by any such combination (being approved expenses within the meaning of the said provisions) as is borne by the council of any county or county borough shall be taken into account in computing the grant to be made to that council under those provisions.

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