Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act 1998

Membership of local consultative committee.

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22. (1) An appointing authority shall, in accordance with any directions issued by the Minister under section 21(5) , appoint a chairperson of the local consultative committee and the membership of such committee which shall comprise the following—

( a) members of the appointing authority concerned,

( b) officials of the appointing authority F36 [ concerned, and ]

( c) representatives of local travellers and traveller bodies, F37 [ ]

( d) F37 [ ]

and the number of members referred to in F38 [ paragraph (a) ] shall not exceed one half of the membership of the local consultative committee and the number of representatives referred to in paragraph (c) shall not be less than one quarter of the membership of the local consultative committee.

(2) A local consultative committee may regulate, by standing order or otherwise, its procedure and business.

(3) The making of an appointment under this section shall be a reserved function.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F36

Substituted (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 5(3) and sch. 2 part 1, S.I. No. 214 of 2014.

F37

Deleted (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 5(3) and sch. 2 part 1, S.I. No. 214 of 2014.

F38

Substituted (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 5(3) and sch. 2 part 1, S.I. No. 214 of 2014.

Editorial Notes:

E13

Function under section declared to be a reserved function to be performed by the local authority, which may be delegated to municipal district members (1.06.2014) by Local Government Act 2001 (37/2001), s. 131A and sch. 14A part 3 item 51 (the making of an appointment to a local traveller accommodation consultative committee under this section) and (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 21(4) and sch. 3 part 3 item 51 (the making of an appointment to a local traveller accommodation consultative committee under this section). The Local Government (Performance of Reserved Functions in Respect of Municipal District Members) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 231 of 2014), regs. 6-10 set out rules governing the delegation of such functions and the withdrawal of such delegation.