118 Expenses of local authority.E+W+S+N.I.
All expenses incurred by any local authority in carrying into effect the execution of this Act in Ireland including the salary and expenses of any officer directed by them to act under this Act, shall be paid out of the local rate. The local rate shall for the purposes of this Act mean as follows; that is to say,
In the city of Dublin, the borough fund or borough rate;
In urban sanitary districts where the urban sanitary authority are the local authority, any fund, moneys, or rate applicable or leviable by such authority for any purposes of improvement within their district;
In harbours, any moneys, fund, or rate applicable or leviable by the harbour authority for any harbour purposes; and
In any places where the justices in petty sessions are the local authority, the poor rates:
And the local rate or any increase of the local rate may, notwithstanding any limitation in any Act, be levied for the purposes of this Act.