Civil Defence Act 2012

14.

Grants paid by Minister to local authorities for civil defence purposes.

14.— (1) ( a) Each year the Minister may, out of moneys provided by the Oireachtas, pay to each local authority a grant of such amount as the Minister may determine for the purpose of defraying expenditure by the local authority in the performance of its functions relating to civil defence.

( b) This subsection is in addition to, and not in substitution for, section 35 of the Air-Raid Precautions Act 1939.

(2) A grant paid to a local authority under this section shall not be used by the local authority for any purpose other than that specified in subsection (1).