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Inebriates Act 1898

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26Adaptation to Ireland

In the application of this Act to Ireland the following modifications shall be made :—

(a)References to the Summary Jurisdiction Act, 1879, and the offences specified in the second column of the First Schedule to that Act shall be construed as references to the Criminal Justice Act, 1855, and the offences specified in section one of that Act;

(b)For section three of this Act shall be substituted the following provision, namely :—

The Lord Lieutenant of Ireland may establish State inebriate reformatories, and for that purpose may, with the approval of the Treasury, either authorise the Prisons Board to acquire any land, or to erect or acquire any building, or appropriate the whole or any part of any building vested in or under the control of the Prisons Board; and any expenses incurred under this section shall be paid out of moneys provided by Parliament;

(c)Subject as aforesaid, references to the Secretary of State shall be construed as references to the Lord Lieutenant;

(d)A reference to the Prisons (Ireland) Acts, 1826 to 1884, shall be substituted for a reference to the Prisons Acts, 1865 to 1898 ;

(e)For references to a borough and the council of a borough there shall be substituted references to a county borough and the council of a county borough ;

(f)For the purposes of section nine of this Act, the council of a county borough may, with the consent of the Local Government Board for Ireland, borrow at interest on the security of any corporate land or of the borough fund or borough rate, or of all or any of those securities, such sums as the council think requisite ;

(g)The expenses of conveying persons to and from certified inebriate reformatories shall be defrayed in like manner as the expenses of conveying prisoners to and from prisons;

(h)References to the London Gazette shall be construed as references to the Dublin Gazette;

(i)The reference to the Poor Removal Act, 1846, shall not apply.

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