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Civil Defence Act 1939

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83Financial provisions

(1)Any administrative expenses of any Government department under or attributable to this Act shall be defrayed out of moneys provided by Parliament.

(2)For the purposes of section one of the Defence Loans Act, 1937, the expression " defence services" shall include any service certified by the Treasury to be a service the whole or part of the expenses of which are authorised by this Act or the Act of 1937 to be defrayed out of moneys provided by Parliament.

(3)All grants payable under this Act out of moneys provided by Parliament shall be paid at such times and in such manner and subject to such conditions as to accounts, certificates and audit as the Minister, or in the case of grants made under Part VII of this Act, the Minister of Health, may, with the approval of the Treasury, determine.

(4)Any such grant as aforesaid may be made subject to any other conditions so determined, and in particular subject to conditions as to the ownership of any property purchased out of the grant and as to the maintenance and disposal of any such property :

Provided that nothing in this subsection shall affect the provisions of Part II of the First Schedule to this Act,

(5)Without prejudice to the special provisions of Part VII of this Act prohibiting the approval under the Act of 1937 of certain expenditure of local authorities, approval shall not be given under that Act to any expenditure of a local authority if a grant out of moneys provided by Parliament is given or might have been given to that authority under any provision of this Act in respect of that expenditure.

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