8. Treasurer may make advances to the Fund in event of a deficiency
(1) Where the Treasurer is of opinion that the moneys standing to the credit of the Fund are at any time insufficient for the purposes of this Act, the Treasurer may advance to the Fund moneys sufficient for the time being to make up the deficiency.
(2) Moneys advanced under subsection (1) shall be subsequently repaid to the Treasurer from moneys standing to the credit of the Fund by the Protection Board as and when moneys are available to the Fund to make repayment.
(3) Moneys advanced by the Treasurer under this section are so long as they remain unpaid a charge on the Fund.
[Section 8 amended by No. 98 of 1985 s. 3; No. 49 of 1996 s. 64.]