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Civil Defence Act 1939

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59Power of Minister of Transport to acquire plant and materials for repair of roads and bridges

(1)In accordance with arrangements approved by the Treasury, the Minister of Transport may acquire and hold or make arrangements for the acquisition and holding on his behalf of stocks of plant and materials for the purpose of their being available for the repair of roads and bridges damaged by hostile attack, and may do such things as may appear to him necessary for the storage, preservation and transport of those stocks.

(2)The Minister of Transport shall, subject to such conditions as may be determined by the Treasury, have power to use or dispose of any plant or materials forming part of any such stocks.

(3)The expenses of the Minister of Transport under this section shall be defrayed out of moneys provided by Parliament.

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