Companion Animals Act 1998 No 87
85 Payments from the Fund
(1) There is payable from the Fund—(a) all amounts required to meet expenditure incurred in the administration or execution of this Act, and(b) all payments directed by the regulations to be made to councils or other persons out of amounts collected as registration fees under this Act, and(b1) any refund of registration fees, permit fees or other amounts paid under this Act, in circumstances in which the Departmental Chief Executive considers that it is reasonable and necessary to do so, and(c) all money directed to be paid from the Fund by or under this or any other Act.(1A) Any money paid to a council from the Fund is to be applied by the council only for purposes that relate to the management and control of companion animals in its area.(2), (3) (Repealed)(4) The regulations may provide (for the purposes of subsection (1) (b)) for the payment of amounts to councils and other persons out of amounts collected as registration fees under this Act. The Departmental Chief Executive can make arrangements for the payment of those amounts, including arrangements for the deduction of those amounts at the point of payment as registration fees.