Local Government Act 2001
Regulations ( Part 7 ).
54.—(1) The Minister may make regulations—
( a) specifying conditions, restrictions or other provisions which apply in relation to the delegation of functions to, or the revocation of a delegation of functions to, a joint committee to which section 52(2) applies or to a committee,
( b) as respects the procedures, general administration and general finances of joint committees to which section 52(2) applies,
( c) providing for the attendance of members of the public and representatives of the media at meetings of joint committees or committees other than those—
(i) specified in the regulations, or
(ii) at which the local authority concerned, in accordance with such procedures as may be specified in the regulations, determines such attendance is not permitted,
and section 45(3) and (4) shall apply to such attendance at meetings of joint committees or committees subject to any necessary modifications,
( d) as respects such other matters relating to joint committees or committees as the Minister considers appropriate.
(2) The Minister may issue general policy guidelines to local authorities for the purposes of any provision of this Part and the authorities shall comply with any such guidelines.
Modifications (not altering text):
Application of section extended with modifications (1.06.2014) by Local Government (Application of Certain Provisions of the Local Government Act 2001 to Municipal District Members) Regulations 2014 (S.I. No. 230 of 2014), reg. 8(3), in effect as per reg. 3.
Meetings and proceedings.
(3)( a) The provisions of section 54 of the Act shall apply and have effect in relation to the attendance of members of the public and representatives of the media at meetings of a committee of municipal district members except in the case of such committee as may be determined by resolution of the municipal district members concerned.
( b) It is necessary for the passing of such resolution that at least one-half of the total number of municipal district members concerned vote in favour and that not less than 7 days notice of the proposed resolution is given to the municipal district members.
Power pursuant to section exercised (17.07.2002) by Local Government Act, 2001 (Meetings) Regulations 2002 (S.I. No. 66 of 2002).