Building Control Act 1990
Building control authorities.
2.—(1) F5[Each local authority shall be a building control authority for the purposes of this Act and references to the functional area of a building control authority shall be construed accordingly.]
(4) Building control authorities may make arrangements for the joint performance of any of their functions.
(5) Where it appears to the Minister that an agreement under section 59 of the Local Government Act, 1955, ought to be made between two or more building control authorities for the purpose of any of their functions, he may, after affording an opportunity to the authorities concerned to make representations to him, require those authorities to enter into such an agreement, and the Minister may direct that any such agreement shall contain such terms as he may specify and the authorities concerned shall comply with any directions given under this subsection by the Minister.
Substituted (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 5(5) and sch. 2 part 3, S.I. No. 214 of 2014.
Deleted (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 5(5) and sch. 2 part 3, S.I. No. 214 of 2014.
Modifications (not altering text):
Provision for reference in subs. (5) to Local Government Act 1955 (9/1955), s. 59 to be construed as a reference to Local Government Act 2001 (37/2001), s. 85 made by Local Government Act 2001 (37/2001), s. 88(2), S.I. No. 588 of 2001, art. 7.
Savers (Part 10).
(2) Without prejudice to section 20 of the Interpretation Act, 1937, references in section 10 of the Fire Services Act, 1981, section 14 of the Roads Act, 1993, section 2 of the Building Control Act, 1990, and section 5 of the Local Government Act, 1998, to section 59 of the Local Government Act, 1955, shall be read as references to section 85 of this Act.