Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971


Number 6 of 1971


LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICES (CORPORATE BODIES) ACT 1971

REVISED

Updated to 18 February 2019


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including Hallmarking (Amendment) Act 2019 (2/2019), enacted 14 February 2019, and all statutory instruments up to and including Water Safety Ireland (Establishment) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 56 of 2019), made 15 February 2019, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

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Number 6 of 1971


LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICES (CORPORATE BODIES) ACT 1971

REVISED

Updated to 18 February 2019


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was passed.

Related legislation

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Acts 1971 to 2012 : this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one ( Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012 (17/2012), s. 1(2)). The Acts in this group are:

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971 (6/1971)

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) (Confirmation of Orders) Act 2008 (9/2008)

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012 (17/2012), Part 2

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations.

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1972, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012 (17/2012)

Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008 (15/2008)

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) (Confirmation of Orders) Act 2008 (9/2008)

Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004 (33/2004)

Dublin Metropolitan Streets Commission Act 1986 (30/1986)

Fire Services Act 1981 (30/1981)

Ombudsman Act 1980 (26/1980)

Local Government (Superannuation) Act 1980 (8/1980)

All Acts up to and including Hallmarking (Amendment) Act 2019 (2/2019), enacted 14 February 2019, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Water Safety Ireland (Establishment) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 56 of 2019)

Water Safety Ireland (Transfer Of Assets And Liabilities) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 55 of 2019)

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971 (Designation of Bodies) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 604 of 2018)

Land Development Agency (Amendment) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 603 of 2018)

Land Development Agency (Establishment) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 352 of 2018)

Community Development (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2018 (S.I. No. 165 of 2018)

Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2017 (S.I. No. 358 of 2017)

Environment, Community and Local Government (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2016 (S.I. No. 394 of 2016)

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971 (Designation of Bodies) Order 2014 (S.I. No. 83 of 2014)

Local Government Management Agency (Establishment) (Amendment) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 220 of 2013)

Local Government Management Agency (Establishment) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 290 of 2012)

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971 (Transfer of Functions of the Local Government Management Services Board) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 289 of 2012)

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971 (Transfer of functions of the Local Government Computer Services Board) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 288 of 2012)

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971 (Transfer of Functions, Assets and Liabilities of Limerick Southside Regeneration Agency) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 279 of 2012)

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971 (Transfer of Functions, Assets and Liabilities of Limerick Northside Regeneration Agency) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 278 of 2012)

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971 (Designation of Bodies) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 265 of 2012)

Housing and Sustainable Communities Agency (Establishment) Order 2012 (S.I. No. 264 of 2012)

Finance (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 418 of 2011)

Environment, Heritage and Local Government (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 193 of 2011)

National Safety Council Dissolution Order 2007 (S.I. No. 813 of 2007)

Affordable Homes Partnership (Establishment) Order 2005 (Amendment) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 293 of 2007)

Limerick Southside Regeneration Agency (Establishment) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 276 of 2007)

Limerick Northside Regeneration Agency (Establishment) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 275 of 2007)

Irish Water Safety (Establishment) Order 2006 (S.I. No. 389 of 2006)

Affordable Homes Partnership (Establishment) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 383 of 2005)

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971 (Section 3(2)) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 107 of 2005)

Local Government Computer Services Board (Establishment) (Amendment) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 656 of 2004)

Environment and Local Government (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 2003 (S.I. No. 233 of 2003)

Dublin Transportation Office (Amendment) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 519 of 2002)

National Roads and Road Traffic (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2002 (S.I. 298 of 2002)

Fire Services Council (Establishment) Order, 1983 (Amendment) Order 2000 (S.I. No. 23 of 2000)

Irish Water Safety Association (Establishment) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 361 of 1999)

National Safety Council (Establishment) Order, 1987, (Amendment) (No. 2) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 360 of 1999)

Dublin Transportation Office (Establishment) Order (Amendment) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 337 of 1999)

National Safety Council (Establishment) Order, 1987 (Amendment) Order 1999 (S.I. No. 11 of 1999)

Environment (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 322 of 1997)

Dublin Transportation Office (Establishment) Order (Amendment) Order 1997 (S.I. No. 170 of 1997)

Local Government Staff Negotiations Board (Establishment) Orders, 1971 to 1996 (Revocation) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 411 of 1996)

Local Government Management Services Board (Establishment) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 410 of 1996)

Local Government Staff Negotiations Board (Establishment) (Amendment) Order 1996 (S.I. No. 160 of 1996)

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971 (Designated Bodies) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 290 of 1995)

Dublin Transportation Office (Establishment) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 289 of 1995)

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971 (Section 3 (2)) Order 1995 (S.I. No. 142 of 1995)

Environmental Research Unit (Establishment) Order, 1988 (Revocation) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 409 of 1993)

Environmental Research Unit (Establishment) Order 1988 (S.I. No. 20 of 1988)

Local Government (Corporate Bodies) (Revocation) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 328 of 1987)

National Safety Council (Establishment) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 327 of 1987)

Dublin Metropolitan Streets Commission (Dissolution) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 146 of 1987)

Dublin Metropolitan Streets Commission (Establishment) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 14 of 1987)

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act, 1971 (Designation of Bodies) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 325 of 1986)

Fire Prevention Council (Establishment) Order, 1978 (Amendment) Order 1986 (S.I. No. 239 of 1986)

Ombudsman Act, 1980 (Second Schedule) (Amendment) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 69 of 1985)

Local Government Services (Establishment) (Orders) (Amendment) Order 1984 (S.I. No. 345 of 1984)

Fire Services Council (Establishment) Order, 1983 (Amendment) Order 1984 (S.I. No. 344 of 1984)

Fire Prevention Council (Establishment) Order, 1978 (Amendment) Order 1984 (S.I. No. 23 of 1984)

Fire Services Council (Establishment) Order 1983 (S.I. 175 of 1983)

Local Government Services Corporate Bodies) Act, 1971 (Designation of Bodies) Order 1981 (S.I. No. 77 of 1981)

Fire Prevention Council (Establishment) (Amendment) Order 1980 (S.I. No. 246 of 1980)

Irish Water Safety Association (Establishment) Order 1980 (S.I. No. 244 of 1980)

Local Government Staff Negotiations Board (Establishment) (Amendment) Order 1979 (S.I. No. 15 of 1979)

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act, 1971 (Designation of Bodies) Order 1978 (S.I. No. 207 of 1978)

Fire Prevention Council (Establishment) Order 1978 (S.I. No. 206 of 1978)

Local Government (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order 1977 (S.I. No. 269 of 1977)

Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act, 1971 (Designation of Bodies) Order 1976 (S.I. No. 197 of 1976)

Local Government Computer Services Board (Establishment) Order 1975 (S.I. No. 212 of 1975)

Local Government Staff Negotiations Board (Establishment) (Amendment) Order 1975 (S.I. No. 54 of 1975)

National Road Safety Association (Establishment) Order 1974 (S.I. No. 103 of 1974)

Local Government Staff Negotiations Board (Establishment) Order 1971 (S.I. No. 217 of 1971)

All statutory instruments up to and including Water Safety Ireland (Establishment) Order 2019 (S.I. No. 56 of 2019), made 15 February 2019, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 6 of 1971


LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICES (CORPORATE BODIES) ACT 1971

REVISED

Updated to 18 February 2019


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS


Act Referred to

Local Government (Superannuation) Act, 1956

1956, No. 10


Number 6 of 1971


LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICES (CORPORATE BODIES) ACT 1971

REVISED

Updated to 18 February 2019


AN ACT TO MAKE PROVISION FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF BODIES TO PROVIDE SERVICES FOR THE MINISTER FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT, LOCAL AUTHORITIES AND CERTAIN OTHER BODIES. [7 th April, 1971]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS:

Annotations:

Editorial Notes:

E1

Previous affecting provision: certain functions of Minister under Act transferred (18.06.2002) by National Roads and Road Traffic (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 298 of 2002), in effect as per art. 2; rendered obsolete by the dissolution of (a) Dublin Transportation Office (1.12.2009) by Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008 (15/2008), s. 102(1), S.I. No. 474 of 2009, and (b) National Safety Council (10.10.2007) by National Safety Council Dissolution Order 2007 (S.I. No. 813 of 2007), art. 2.

E2

Previous affecting provision: application of Act extended (1.02.1987) by Dublin Metropolitan Streets Commission Act 1986 (30/1986), s. 3, S.I. No. 15 of 1987, to order made under that section. Corporate body thereby established dissolved (1.07.1987) by Dublin Metropolitan Streets Commission Act 1986 (30/1986), s. 4, S.I. No. 146 of 1987.

E3

Previous affecting provision: application of Act extended (1.01.1982) by Fire Services Act 1981 (30/1981), s. 16(5), S.I. No. 430 of 1981, to order made under that section. Fire Services Council established thereunder (22.06.1983) by Fire Services Council (Establishment) Order 1983 (S.I. No. 175 of 1983), in effect as per art. 1(2); dissolved (3.01.2018) by Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012 (17/2012), s. 10(b), S.I. No. 4 of 2018.

E4

Previous affecting provision: certain actions taken by or on behalf of certain bodies established under Act excluded from investigation (1.04.1985) by Ombudsman Act 1980 (26/1980), s. 4(4) and sch. 2, as amended (1.04.1985) by Ombudsman Act, 1980 (Second Schedule) (Amendment) Order 1985 (S.I. No. 69 of 1985), in effect as per art. 1(2), subject to proviso therein; substituted (30.04.2013) by Ombudsman (Amendment) Act 2012 (38/2012), ss. 6, 16, commenced as per s. 1(3), by which Ombudsman Act 1980 (26/1980), a. 4(4) and sch. 2 were substituted with new provisions which no longer include any reference to bodies established under this Act.