Local Government Act, 1960

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Number 23 of 1960.


LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1960.


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

Section

1.

Provision of concert hall, theatre or opera house.

2.

Use of concert hall, theatre or opera house provided by corporation of county borough.

3.

Borrowing.

4.

Short title and collective citation.


Number 23 of 1960.


LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT, 1960.


AN ACT TO ENABLE THE CORPORATION OF A COUNTY BOROUGH TO PROVIDE, OR TO ASSIST THE PROVISION OF, A CONCERT HALL, THEATRE OR OPERA HOUSE. [26th July, 1960.]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:—

Provision of concert hall, theatre or opera house.

1.—(1) The corporation of a county borough may resolve either—

(a) to provide and maintain a concert hall, theatre or opera house, or

(b) to assist a society, committee, company or other body providing or proposing to provide a concert hall, theatre or opera house in any one or more of the following ways:

(i) by making a free grant,

(ii) by making a loan,

(iii) by guaranteeing the repayment of the whole or part of any loan raised by the body and the payment of interest thereon.

(2) Where the corporation of a county borough pass a resolution under subsection (1) of this section—

(a) they shall, within fourteen days after the day of the passing of the resolution, cause the resolution to be published in three newspapers (of which one at least is a daily newspaper) circulating in the county borough, and

(b) they may, on a day not earlier than sixty days, and not later than one hundred and eighty days, after the day of the passing of the resolution, confirm the resolution by a further resolution.

(3) Where a resolution has been passed under subsection (1) of this section and has been duly published and confirmed under subsection (2) of this section, the Minister for Local Government may by order confirm the resolution and include in the order such further provisions as he thinks necessary for giving effect to the resolution and thereupon the resolution shall become operative.

(4) The corporation of a county borough may, as a condition of making a grant or loan or giving a guarantee under this section, require the body concerned to enter into such agreements with the corporation as to the use and disposal of the concert hall, theatre or opera house as the corporation consider proper.

(5) The corporation of a county borough may acquire by agreement land for or including a concert hall, theatre...

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