Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013


Default of local authority.

48.—(1) Where a local authority fails to perform a function of a local authority under this Act, the Minister may direct the manager of that local authority to perform the function which the local authority has failed to perform.

(2) The F19[chief executive] of a local authority shall comply with a direction under subsection (1).

(3) All expenses incurred in relation to the performance of a function to which subsection (1) refers shall, unless a direction under that subsection provides otherwise, be paid out of moneys at the disposal of the local authority.




Substituted (1.06.2014) by the Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 5(8) and sch. 2, part 6, S.I. No. 214 of 2014.