Local Government Reform Act 2014

SCHEDULE 2

Consequential Amendments to Other Acts

PART 1

Consequential Amendments to Housing Acts 1966 to 2013

Number and Year

(1)

Short title

(2)

Provision

(3)

Amendment

(4)

No. 21 of 1966

Housing Act 1966

Section 2(1)

Definition of “chief medical officer”

Delete.

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

Definition of “non-municipal town”

Delete.

Definition of “reserved function”

Substitute:

“‘reserved function’ means a reserved function for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

Definition of “rural area”

Delete.

No. 18 of 1992

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1992

Section 1

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

Section 6(1)

Delete in paragraph (a) “, including the corporation of a borough, the council of an urban district and the commissioners of a town”.

Section 23

Substitute for subsections (1) and (2):

“(1) A reference in the Housing Acts 1966 to 2014 to a housing authority is a reference to a local authority and references to the functional area of a housing authority shall be construed accordingly;”.

Section 23(3)

Delete in paragraph (a) “or (2)”.

Section 23(5)

Delete.

No. 33 of 1998

Housing (Traveller Accommodation) Act 1998

Section 2(1)

After interpretation given to “body”

Insert:

“‘chief executive’ means, as respects a local authority, a chief executive as provided for by Chapter 2 of Part 14 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of the Local Government Act 2001.

Definition of “housing authority”

Delete.

Definition of “manager”

Delete.

Definition of “relevant housing authority”

Delete.

Section 5

Delete.

Section 6(1)

Substitute “housing authority” for “relevant housing authority”.

Section 6(3)

Substitute “housing authority” for “relevant housing authority”.

Section 6(4)

Substitute “housing authority” for “relevant housing authority”.

Section 6(5)

Substitute “housing authority” for “relevant housing authority”.

Section 6(6)

Delete.

Section 7

Substitute “housing authority” for “relevant housing authority” in each place where it occurs.

Section 8

Substitute “a housing authority shall” for “a relevant housing authority shall”.

Substitute in paragraph (a) “housing

authority” for “relevant housing authority” in each place where it occurs.

Delete paragraph (b).

Substitute in paragraph (e) “housing authority” for “relevant housing authority”.

Substitute in paragraph (f) “housing authority” for “relevant housing authority”.

Section 9

Substitute “housing authority” for “relevant housing authority” in each place where it occurs.

Section 10

Substitute “housing authority” for “relevant housing authority” in each place where it occurs.

Section 11

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager” and substitute “housing authority” for “relevant housing authority”.

Section 12

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager” where it occurs and substitute “housing authority” for “relevant housing authority” in each place where it occurs.

Section 13

Substitute “housing authority” for “relevant housing authority” in each place where it occurs.

Section 14

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager” in both places where it occurs and substitute “housing authority” for “relevant housing authority”.

Section 15

Substitute “housing authority” for “relevant housing authority” in each place where it occurs.

Section 16(1)

Substitute “housing authority” for “relevant housing authority”.

Section 16

Delete subsections (2) and (3).

Section 17

Substitute “housing authority” for “relevant housing authority” in each place where it occurs.

Section 18(1)

Substitute “housing authorities” for “relevant housing authorities” in each place where it occurs.

Section 18(2)

Substitute “housing authority” for

“relevant housing authority” in each place where it occurs.

Section 21(1)

Substitute “housing authority” for “local authority”.

Section 21(2)

Substitute in paragraph (a) “concerned, and” for “concerned,”.

Section 21(2)

Substitute in paragraph (b) “housing authority” for “local authority” in both places where it occurs and substitute “authority.” for “authority, and”.

Section 21(2)

Delete paragraph (c).

Section 21(7)

Delete.

Section 22(1)

Substitute in paragraph (b) “concerned, and” for “concerned”.

Section 22(1)

Delete in paragraph (c) “and” after “bodies,”.

Section 22(1)

Delete paragraph (d).

Section 22(1)

Substitute “paragraph (a) ” for “paragraphs (a) and (d) ”.

Section 23

Substitute “the housing authority concerned has not adopted an accommodation programme” for “an accommodation programme which includes the functional area of that housing authority has not been adopted”.

Section 24

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager” in both places where it occurs.

No. 22 of 2009

Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009

Section 2(1)

After meaning given to “Chapter 4 tenancy agreement”

Insert:

“‘chief executive’ means, as respects a local authority, a chief executive as provided for by Chapter 2 of Part 14 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of the Local Government Act 2001;”.

Definition of “housing authority”

Delete.

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

Definition of “manager”

Delete.

Definition of “reserved function”

Substitute:

“‘reserved function’ means a reserved function for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

Section 2(2)

Delete.

Section 16(1)

Delete in paragraph (b) “, or is contained in,”.

Section 16(4)

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager”.

Section 16(5)

Substitute “chief executive’s report” for “manager’s report” in both places where it occurs.

Section 17(1)

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager” in each place where it occurs.

Section 18(1)

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager”.

Section 18(3)

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager” and substitute “and the members of the housing authority” for “, the members of the housing authority and the members of any borough council or town council situated in the administrative area of the housing authority”.

Section 19(6)

Delete.

Section 22(12)

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager”.

Section 24(1)

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager”.

Section 31

Delete in subsection (2) (bb) “for the functional area concerned”.

Section 40(1)

Substitute “chief executive” for

“manager”.

Section 40(2)

Substitute for paragraph (a):

“(a) shall consult the other members of the homelessness consultative forum or joint homelessness consultative forum, as the case may be, and”.

Section 40(8)

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager”.

Section 53

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager” in each place where it occurs.

Section 56(5)

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager” in both places where it occurs.

Section 64(3)

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager”.

PART 2

Consequential Amendments to Local Elections Acts 1974 to 2012, to Electoral Acts 1992 to 2013 and to Local Elections Regulations 1995

Number and Year

(1)

Short title

(2)

Provision

(3)

Amendment

(4)

No. 8 of 1974

Local Elections (Petitions and Disqualifications) Act 1974

Section 1

Subsection (1)

Definition of “clerk”

Delete.

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a county, city or city and county council within the meaning of section 2 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of the Local Government Act 2001;”.

Subsection (1)

After definition of “local electoral area” insert:

“‘meetings administrator’ has the meaning given to it by section 46 of the Local Government Act 2001;”.

Definition of “member”

Substitute:

“‘member’, in relation to a local authority, includes a Cathaoirleach and a Leas-Chathaoirleach;”.

Definition of “returning officer”

Substitute:

“‘returning officer’ means a returning officer at a local election;”.

Definition of “secretary”

Delete.

Subsection (3)

Delete.

Section 4(4)

Substitute for paragraph (c):

“(c) to the returning officer for the relevant local election,

(ca) to the relevant local authority, and”.

Section 8(1)

Substitute in paragraph (b) “local electoral area” for “electoral area”.

Section 14(3)

Substitute “the returning officer for the relevant local election, the relevant local authority” for “the secretary or clerk of the relevant local authority”.

Section 15

Subsection (1)

Delete “the secretary or clerk of”.

Subsection (2)

Delete “the secretary or clerk of”.

Subsection (4)

Substitute “meetings administrator” for “secretary or clerk”.

Subsection (5)

Delete “the secretary or clerk of”.

Section 16

Delete in paragraph (b) “secretary or clerk of the”.

Section 17

Substitute “a local electoral area” for “an electoral area” where it first occurs.

No. 23 of 1992

Electoral Act 1992

Section 29

Subsection (1)

Substitute:

“(1) Where, following a revision of constituencies a polling district existing immediately prior to such revision is not wholly situate within a new Dáil constituency, the chief executive of the local authority (within the meaning of Chapter 2 (inserted by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of Part 14 of the Local Government Act 2001), after consultation with the returning officer for such Dáil constituency shall—

(a) with respect to the part of the polling district situate in the constituency—

(i) join it or parts of it with any adjoining polling district or districts, or

(ii) constitute it as a polling district and appoint a polling place for it,

and

(b) notify an arrangement made pursuant to this subsection to the Minister.”.

Subsection (2A)

Delete.

Subsection (3)

Delete.

Section 165(1)

Substitute for paragraph (f):

“(f) the poll at a local election;

(g) the poll at a plebiscite within the meaning of Part 11 of the Local Government Reform Act 2014.”.

S.I. No. 297 of 1995

Local Elections Regulations 1995

Article 2(1)

Definition of “clerk”

Delete.

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a county, city or city and county council within the meaning of section 2 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of the Local Government Act 2001 ;”.

Definition of “local election”

Insert:

“‘meetings administrator’ has the meaning given to it by section 46 of the Local Government Act 2001;”.

Definition of “member”

Substitute:

“‘member’, in relation to a local authority, includes a Cathaoirleach and a Leas-Chathaoirleach;”.

Definition of “secretary”

Delete.

Article 2(2)

Delete paragraph (a).

Article 4

Substitute:

“ Returning officer

(4) The chief executive of a local authority shall assign to an employee of the local authority the duties of returning officer for the election of members of the local authority.”.

Article 6(3)

Delete.

Article 15(3)

Substitute:

“(3) The amount of the deposit shall be €100.”.

Article 55(6)

Delete.

Article 124(1)

Substitute “meetings administrator” for “clerk or secretary”.

Article 125(1)

Substitute “meetings administrator” for “clerk or secretary”.

No. 25 of 1997

Electoral Act 1997

Section 2(1)

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a county, city or city and county council within the meaning of section 2 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of the Local Government Act 2001;”.

No. 7 of 1999

Local Elections (Disclosure of Donations and Expenditure) Act 1999

Section 2(1)

Definition of “clerk”

Delete.

Definition of “electoral area”

Delete.

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a county, city or city and county council within the meaning of section 2 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of the Local Government Act 2001;”.

Definition of “local authority concerned”

Substitute:

“‘local authority concerned’ means, subject to section 19H, the local authority to which a candidate seeks or sought election or in whose functional area a local political matter arises;”.

Definition of “local electoral area”

Substitute:

“‘local electoral area’ means an area by reference to which a local election is held in accordance with section 23 of the Local Government Act 2001;”.

Definition of “secretary”

Delete.

Section 6(4)

Delete in paragraphs (a) and (b) “or an electoral area”.

Section 8(1)

Delete in paragraph (a) “or in an electoral area”.

Section 12A

Subsection (1)

Substitute for paragraph (a):

“(a) Subject to paragraph (c), the aggregate of election expenses which may be incurred by or on behalf of a candidate in connection with his or her candidature at a local election shall not exceed—

(i) in the case of a local electoral area with a population in excess of 35,000, €13,000;

(ii) in the case of a local electoral area with a population of between 18,001 and 35,000, €11,500;

(iii) in the case of a local electoral area with a population of 18,000 or less, €9,750.”.

Subsection (1)

Delete paragraph (b).

Subsection (1)

Substitute for paragraph (c):

“(c) (i) Where a political party authenticates the candidature of a candidate at a local election, the party shall incur 10 per cent of the amount of the election expenses which that candidate is entitled to incur at that election, or such alternative percentage of the amount as may be agreed in writing between the candidate and national agent of the political party.

(ii) The election expenses which a political party may incur under subparagraph (i) may relate to expenditure in the local electoral area concerned, or otherwise.

(iii) In the case of a candidate whose candidature is authenticated by a political party at a local election, the national agent of the party may by agreement in writing authorise the designated person of the party to incur such proportion of election expenditure at the election which the candidate is entitled to incur under paragraph (a) as may be agreed in writing between the national agent and the designated person.”.

Subsection (3)

Substitute “within a local electoral area” for “within an electoral area of a county council, city council, borough council or town council”.

Subsection (3)

Substitute “in that local electoral area” for “in that electoral area”.

Section 13(1)

Delete in paragraph (a) (ii) “or electoral area”.

Section 14

Subsection (1)

Delete “the clerk or secretary of”.

Subsection (2)

Delete “the clerk or secretary of”.

Section 17

Delete “or electoral area”.

Section 18

Subsection (1)

Delete “the clerk or secretary of”.

Subsection (3)

Delete “the clerk or secretary of” in both places where it occurs.

Section 19A

Substitute:

Definition of

“plebiscite”

“‘plebiscite’ means—

(a) a plebiscite within the meaning of Part 11 of the Local Government Reform Act 2014, or

(b) in any other case, a poll to ascertain the views or consent of qualified electors within the meaning of section 67(2) of the Local Government Act 1994, in relation to a local political matter;”.

Section 19G

After section 19G to insert the following section into Part IVA:

“ Third parties and plebiscite on directly elected mayor for Dublin

19H. For the purposes of compliance by a third party with sections 19D, 19F and 19G in respect of a plebiscite to which paragraph (a) of the definition of ‘plebiscite’ in section 19A relates, a reference in sections 19D, 19F and 19G to ‘the local authority concerned’ means Dublin City Council.”.

PART 3

Consequential Amendments toLocal Government (Multi-Storey Buildings) Act 1988 and to Building Control Act 1990

Number and Year

(1)

Short Title

(2)

Provision

(3)

Amendment

(4)

No. 29 of 1988

Local Government (Multi-Storey Buildings) Act 1988

Section 1(1)

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) and a reference to the functional area of a local authority shall be construed accordingly;”.

No. 3 of 1990

Building Control Act 1990

Section 1(1)

Definition of “building control authority”

Substitute:

“‘building control authority’ has the meaning given to it by section 2(1) ;”.

Definition of “functional area”

Delete.

After interpretation given to “functions”

Insert:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

Section 2(1)

Substitute:

“(1) 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.”.

Section 2(2)

Delete.

Section 2(3)

Delete.

Section 20

Delete.

PART 4

Consequential Amendments to Planning and Development Act 2000

Reference No.

(1)

Provision

(2)

Amendment

(3)

1

Section 2(1)

Definition of DTA

Substitute:

“‘DTA’ means the body formerly known as the Dublin Transport Authority whose name was changed with effect from 1 December 2009 to the National Transport Authority pursuant to section 30 of the Public Transport Regulation Act 2009;”.

2

Definition of “functional area”

Substitute:

“‘functional area’ means, in relation to a planning authority, its administrative area for the purposes of the Local Government Acts 1925 to 2014;”.

3

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

4

Definition of “manager”

Substitute:

“‘manager’, in relation to a local authority, means the chief executive as provided for by Chapter 2 of Part 14 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of the Local Government Act 2001;”.

5

After meaning of “new establishment”

Insert:

“‘NTA’ means the National Transport Authority, being the name to which the name of the Dublin Transport Authority was changed with effect from 1 December 2009 pursuant to section 30 of the Public Transport Regulation Act 2009;”.

6

Definition of “planning authority”

Substitute:

“‘planning authority’ means a local authority;”.

7

Definition of “regional authority”

Substitute:

“‘regional assembly’ means a body established in accordance with section 43 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of the Local Government Act 1991;”.

8

Definition of “regional authorities within the GDA”

Substitute:

“‘regional assemblies in respect of the GDA’ means regional assemblies established in accordance with section 43 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of the Local Government Act 1991, in respect of a region or regions which includes all or part of the Greater Dublin Area for the purposes of section 3 of the Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008;”.

9

Definition of “regional planning guidelines”

Substitute:

“‘regional spatial and economic strategy’ means regional spatial and economic strategy made under Chapter III of Part II;”.

10

Definition of “reserved function”

Substitute:

“‘reserved function’, in relation to a local authority, shall be construed in accordance with section 131 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of the Local Government Act 2001;”.

11

Section 4

Subsection (1)

Substitute for paragraphs (b) to (d):

“(aa) development by a local authority in its functional area;”.

12

Subsection (1)

Substitute for paragraphs (e) to (f):

“(e) development consisting of the carrying out by a local authority of any works required for the construction of a new road or the maintenance or improvement of a road;

(f) development carried out on behalf of, or jointly or in partnership with, a local authority, pursuant to a contract entered into by the local authority concerned, whether in its capacity as a planning authority or in any other capacity;”.

13

Section 9(3)

Substitute:

“(3) (a) A planning authority may, with the agreement of one or more local authorities which are adjoining local authorities, or on the direction of the Minister shall, make a single development plan for its functional area and any environs of that area which form part of any adjoining local authorities.”.

14

Section 10

Subsection (1A)

Substitute “the regional spatial and economic strategy” for “regional planning guidelines”.

15

Subsection (1B)

Substitute “the making of a regional spatial and economic strategy under Chapter III which affects the area of the development plan” for “the making of regional planning guidelines under Chapter III which affect the area of the development plan”.

16

Subsection (1C)

Substitute “a regional spatial and economic strategy under Chapter III which affects the area of the development plan is made,” for “regional planning guidelines under Chapter III which affect the area of the development plan are made,”.

17

Subsection (2A)

Substitute in paragraph (a) “the regional spatial and economic strategy” for “regional planning guidelines”.

18

Subsection (2A)

Substitute for paragraph (g):

“(g) in respect of the development plan of a city, provide details of—

(i) the city centre concerned,

(ii) the areas designated for significant development during the period of the development plan, particularly areas for which it is intended to prepare a local area plan,

(iii) the availability of public transport within the catchment of residential or commercial development, and

(iv) retail centres in that city,

(h) in respect of the area of the development plan of a city and county council set out a settlement hierarchy and provide details of matters referred to in paragraph (f) and (g).”.

19

Subsection (2C)

Substitute in paragraph (b) (i) “regional spatial and

economic strategy” for “regional planning guidelines”.

20

Section 11

Subsection (2)

Substitute “any relevant regional assembly and any local community development committee within the functional area of the local authority” for “any relevant regional authority and any town commissioners and city and county development boards within the functional area of the authority”.

21

Subsection (4)

Substitute in paragraph (bc) “regional assembly” for “regional authority”.

22

Section 12

Subsection (1)

Substitute for paragraph (a):

“(a) send notice and a copy of the draft development plan to the Minister, the Board, the relevant regional assembly, the prescribed authorities and any local community development committee in the area, and”.

23

Subsection (4)

Substitute in paragraph (bc) “regional assembly” for “regional authority”.

24

Subsection (5)

Substitute in paragraph (aa) “regional assembly” for “regional authority” in both places where it occurs.

25

Subsection (12)

Substitute in paragraph (c) “and any local community development committee” for “any town commissioners and city and county development boards”.

26

Section 13

Subsection (2)

Substitute for paragraph (a):

“(a) send notice and copies of the proposed variation of the development plan to the Minister, the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, the Board, the relevant regional assembly, and, where appropriate, to any adjoining planning authority, the prescribed authorities, and any local community development committee within the area of the development plan,”.

27

Subsection (4)

Substitute in paragraph (bc) “regional assembly” for “regional authority”.

28

Subsection (5)

Substitute in paragraph (aa) “regional assembly” for “regional authority” in both places where it occurs.

29

Subsection (8)

Substitute for paragraph (c):

“(c) In addition to the requirements of paragraphs (a) and (b), a planning authority shall send a copy of the variation to the Minister, the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, the Board, the relevant regional assembly and, where appropriate, to the prescribed authorities, any adjoining planning authorities and any local community development committee within its area.”.

30

Section 19

Subsection (1)

Substitute for paragraph (b):

“(b) A local area plan shall be made, except for an area where a development plan of a former town council continues to have effect, in respect of an area which—

(i) is designated as a town in the most recent census of population, other than a town designated as a suburb or environs in that census,

(ii) has a population in excess of 5,000, and

(iii) is situated within the functional area of a planning authority which is a city and county council or a county council.”.

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Subsection (2)

Substitute “regional spatial and economic strategy” for “regional planning guidelines”.

32

Section 31

Subsection (5)

Substitute “regional assembly” for “regional planning authority”.

33

Subsection (5)

Substitute “is a regional spatial and economic strategy” for “are regional planning guidelines”.

34

Subsection (9)

Substitute in paragraph (c) “regional assembly” for “regional authority”.

35

Subsection (13)

Substitute in paragraph (c) “regional assembly” for “regional authority”.

36

Subsection (14)

Substitute “regional assembly” for “regional authority”.

37

Section 31A

Subsection (1)

Substitute in paragraph (a) “regional assembly” for “regional authority” and “or assemblies” for “or authorities” in both of the places where they occur.

38

Subsection (1)

Substitute in paragraph (a) “regional spatial and economic strategy” for “regional planning guidelines”.

39

Subsection (1)

Substitute for paragraph (b):

“(b) the regional spatial and economic strategy fails to provide a long-term strategic planning and economic framework for the development of the region or regions, as the case may be, in respect of which it is made, in accordance with the principles of proper planning and sustainable development and the economic policies and objectives of the Government,”.

40

Subsection (1)

Substitute in paragraph (c) “regional spatial and economic strategy is” for “regional planning guidelines are”.

41

Subsection (1)

Substitute in paragraph (d) “regional assembly or assemblies” for “regional authority or authorities”.

42

Subsection (1)

Substitute “direct a regional assembly or assemblies” for “direct a regional authority or authorities”.

43

Subsection (2)

Substitute “regional assembly or regional assemblies” for “regional authority or regional authorities”.

44

Subsection (3)

Substitute “regional assembly or regional assemblies” for “regional authority or regional authorities”.

4 5

Subsection (3)

Substitute “strategy or strategies” for “guidelines”.

46

Subsection (4)

Substitute “regional assembly or regional assemblies” for “regional authority or regional authorities”.

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Subsection (4)

Substitute for paragraph (b):

“(b) the intention of the Minister to issue a direction (a draft of which shall be contained in the notice) to the regional assembly, or assemblies, as the case may be, to take certain measures specified in the notice in order to ensure that the regional spatial and economic strategy is in compliance with the requirements of this Act and to provide a long-term strategic planning and economic framework for the development of the region, or regions, as the case may be, in accordance with the principles of proper planning and sustainable development and the economic policies and objectives of the Government,”.

48

Subsection (4)

Substitute in paragraph (c) “regional spatial and economic strategy” for “regional planning guidelines”.

49

Subsection (4)

Substitute in paragraph (d) “regional assembly or assemblies” for “regional authority or authorities”.

50

Subsection (5)

Substitute “regional assembly, or assemblies,” for “regional authority, or authorities,”.

51

Subsection (6)

Substitute in paragraph (a) “a regional spatial and economic strategy” for “regional planning guidelines”.

52

Subsection (6)

Substitute in paragraph (a) “the strategy” for “the guidelines”.

53

Subsection (6)

Substitute in paragraph (b) “the strategy proposed” for “guidelines proposed”.

54

Subsection (6)

Substitute in paragraph (b) “the strategy which is” for “those guidelines which are”.

55

Subsection (7)

Substitute “regional assembly, or assemblies,” for “regional authority, or authorities,” in each place where it occurs.

56

Subsection (8)

Substitute “regional assembly, or assemblies,” for “regional authority, or authorities,”.

57

Subsection (9)

Substitute “regional assembly, or assemblies,” for “regional authority, or authorities,” in both places where it occurs.

58

Subsection (10)

Substitute “regional assembly, or assemblies,” for

“regional authority, or authorities,”.

59

Subsection (13)

Substitute in paragraph (b) “regional assembly, or assemblies,” for “regional authority, or authorities,”.

60

Subsection (14)

Substitute “regional assembly, or assemblies,” for “regional authority, or authorities,”.

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Subsection (17)

Substitute:

“(17) The direction issued by the Minister under subsection (16) is deemed to have immediate effect and its terms are considered to be incorporated into the regional spatial and economic strategy, or, if appropriate, to constitute the strategy.”.

62

Subsection (19)

Substitute “regional assembly or assemblies” for “Regional authority or authorities”.

63

Section 31F

Subsection (1)

Substitute:

“(1) Where the regional assemblies in respect of the GDA intend to make a regional spatial and economic strategy in accordance with section 24, or to review the existing strategy under section 26, they shall, as soon as may be, consult with the NTA in order to make the necessary arrangements for making the strategy.”.

64

Subsection (2)

Substitute:

“(2) The NTA shall assist and co-operate with the regional assemblies in respect of the GDA in making arrangements for the preparation of a regional spatial and economic strategy and in carrying out the preparation of the strategy.”.

65

Subsection (3)

Substitute for paragraph (a):

“ (a) In carrying out its function under subsection (2), the NTA shall prepare and submit to the regional assemblies, within 6 weeks of the commencement of consultation under subsection (1), a report on the issues which, in its opinion, should be considered by the regional assemblies in making a regional spatial and economic strategy.”.

66

Subsection (3)

Substitute in paragraph (b) (i) “regional spatial and

economic strategy” for “regional planning guidelines”.

67

Subsection (3)

Substitute in paragraph (b) (iv) “regional spatial and economic strategy” for “regional planning guidelines”.

68

Section 31G

Substitute:

Subsection (1)

“(1) Where a notice is received by the NTA under section 24(4) it shall, as part of any written submission on the draft regional spatial and economic strategy, state whether, in its view, the draft regional spatial and economic strategy is—

(a) consistent with its transport strategy, or

(b) not consistent with its transport strategy and in such case what amendments to the draft regional spatial and economic strategy it considers necessary to achieve such consistency.”.

69

Section 31GG

Subsection (1)

Substitute:

“(1) Where a notice is received by the NTA under section 24(4) from a regional assembly (other than the regional assemblies in respect of the GDA) the NTA shall, as part of any written submission on the draft regional spatial and economic strategy, state whether, in its view, the matters raised by it in its report under section 31FF are—

(a) satisfactorily addressed in the draft regional spatial and economic strategy, or

(b) not satisfactorily addressed in the draft regional spatial and economic strategy.”.

70

Subsection (2)

Substitute:

“(2) Where in the context of subsection (1) (b) the NTA makes a submission, it shall indicate what amendments to the draft regional spatial and economic strategy it considers should be made to ensure effective integration of transport and land use planning.”.

71

Section 31J

Substitute for paragraph (a) :

“ (a) a planning or local authority, a regional assembly, State authority or An Bord Pleanála is carrying out any relevant function under or transferred by Part II, X, XI or XIV, or”.

72

Section 34

Subsection (6)

Substitute in paragraph (a) for subparagraphs (iiia) and (iv):

“(iiia) not later than 6 weeks from the publication of the notice under subparagraph (i), the chief executive shall prepare a report for the members of the planning authority—

(I) stating the main reasons and considerations on which the proposal to grant permission is based,

(II) summarising the issues raised in any submissions or observations in accordance with subparagraph (iii), and

(III) advising the members of his or her opinion regarding the compliance or otherwise of the proposed development with any relevant Ministerial guidelines under section 28 or any relevant policies or objectives of the Government or Minister of the Government or with any regional spatial and economic strategy,

and the report shall be considered by the members before a resolution is passed under subparagraph (iv), and

(iv) a resolution shall be passed by the planning authority approving the proposal of the chief executive to grant permission.”.

73

Subsection (6)

Delete paragraphs (c) and (d).

74

Subsection (7)

Delete.

75

Section 37

Subsection (2)

Substitute in paragraph (b) (iii) “regional spatial and economic strategy” for “regional planning guidelines”.

76

Section 37A

Subsection (2)

Substitute in paragraph (b) “regional spatial and economic strategy” for “regional planning guidelines”.

77

Section 42

Subsection (1)

Substitute in paragraph (a) (ii) (II) “regional spatial and economic strategy” for “regional planning guidelines”.

78

Section 42A

Subsection (1)

Substitute in paragraph (a) (ii) (II) “regional spatial and economic strategy” for “regional planning guidelines”.

79

Section 84

Substitute:

Subsection (6)

“(6) In this section, and sections 85 and 86—

‘city’ means—

(a) the administrative area of a city council,

(b) a municipal district that includes the area of a city to which subsection (6) of section 10 (inserted by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of the Local Government Act 2001 relates;

‘municipal district’ has the meaning given to it by section 22A (inserted by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of the Local Government Act 2001;

‘town’ means a municipal district with a population in excess of 2,000 that is not a municipal district to which paragraph (b) of the definition of ‘city’ relates.”.

80

Section 143

Subsection (1)

Substitute in paragraph (c) “regional spatial and economic strategy” for “regional planning guidelines”.

81

Section 177R

Subsection (1)

Definition of “land use plan”

Substitute for paragraph (a) of definition:

“(a) regional spatial and economic strategy,”.

82

Section 166

Substitute “regional assembly” for “regional authority”.

83

Section 177S

Substitute for paragraph (a):

Subsection (2)

“(a) in relation to draft regional spatial and economic strategy, the regional assembly for whose area the strategy is made,”.

84

Section 177T

Substitute for paragraph (a):

Subsection (3)

“(a) as respects a draft regional spatial and economic strategy, the regional assembly for whose area the draft strategy is made,”.

85

Section 229

Definition of “local authority”

Delete.

PART 5

Consequential Amendments to Acts Relating to Taxation

Number and Year

(1)

Short title

(2)

Provision

(3)

Amendment

(4)

No. 1 of 2003

Capital Acquisitions Tax Consolidation Act 2003

Section 2(1)

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) and includes a body established under the Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971;”.

No. 52 of 2012

Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012

Section 2

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

Section 20(1)

Definition of “local authority”

Delete.

Section 20(2)

Insert “(within the meaning of the Local Government Act 2001, as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014)” after “reserved function”.

No. 39 of 1997

Taxes Consolidation Act 1997

Section 2(1)

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

Section 4(1)

Definition of “company”

Substitute for paragraph (e):

“(e) a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) and includes a body established under the Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971;”.

Section 5(1)

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) and includes a body established under the Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971;”.

Section 214(1)

Substitute:

“(1) In this section ‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) and includes a body established under the Local Government Services (Corporate Bodies) Act 1971.”.

Section 310(1)

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

Section 339(1)

Definition of “the relevant local authority”

Substitute:

“the local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014)” for “the council of a county or the corporation of a county or other borough or, where appropriate, the urban district council,”.

Section 344(1)

Definition of “relevant local authority”

Substitute:

“‘the relevant local authority’, in relation to the construction or replacement of a multi-storey car park, means the local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) in whose functional area the multi-storey car park is situated.”.

Section 372AK

Definition of “relevant local authority”

Substitute for paragraph (a):

“(a) a qualifying urban area means the local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) in whose functional area the area is situated, and”.

Section 372AAB

Definition of “relevant local authority”

Substitute:

“‘relevant local authority’ means the local authority, within the meaning of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014), in whose functional area the special regeneration area is situated;”.

Section 380Q(1)

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

Section 652(2)

Substitute for paragraph (a):

“(a) In this subsection ‘the relevant local authority’, in relation to a relevant disposal, means the local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) in whose functional area the land being disposed of is situated.”.

Section 681(1)

Substitute in paragraph (a) for the definition of “relevant local authority” the following:

“‘relevant local authority’, in relation to a qualifying mine disposal, means the local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) in whose functional area the mine being disposed of is situated;”.

Section 888(2)

Substitute in paragraph (e):

“for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014)” for “(within the meaning of section 2(2) of the Local Government Act 1941)”.

Section 898(1)

Substitute:

“(1) In this section ‘rating authority’ means—

(a) a county council,

(b) a city council, or

(c) a city and county council;”.

Schedule 13

Substitute for paragraph 2:

“2. A local authority within the meaning of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014).”.

Schedule 15

Substitute for paragraph 4:

“4. A local authority or a joint body within the meaning of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014).”.

PART 6

Minor Amendments to Other Acts

Regnal Year and Chapter Number or Number and Year

(1)

Short title

(2)

Provision

(3)

Amendment

(4)

No. 21 of 1939

Air-Raid Precautions Act 1939

Section 3

Substitute:

“Local authority

3.. In this Act ‘local authority’ has the meaning given to it by section 2(1) (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of the Local Government Act 2001. ”.

No. 15 of 2013

Animal Health and Welfare Act 2013

Section 37(2)

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager”.

Section 43(2)

Substitute in paragraph (b) “chief executive” for “manager”.

Section 48(2)

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager”.

Section 49(1)

Substitute “chief executive” for “manager”.

No. 19 of 2001

Carer’s Leave Act 2001

Section 2(1)

Definition of “employee”

Substitute:

Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014)” for “Local Government Act, 1941,”.

No. 19 of 1995

Casual Trading Act 1995

Section 1(1)

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

Definition of “reserved function”

Substitute:

“‘reserved function’, in relation to a local authority, shall be construed in accordance with section 131 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) of the Local Government Act 2001;”.

No. 51 of 2012

Civil Defence Act 2012

Section 16(4)

Substitute for paragraph (a):

“(a) the chief executive of the local authority concerned;”.

No. 32 of 1986

Control of Dogs Act 1986

Section 1

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014); and references to the functional area of a local authority shall be construed accordingly and local authority shall, as the context may require, include any other person with whom a local authority has entered into an arrangement pursuant to section 15 of this Act;”.

No. 2 of 1994

Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994

Section 19A(1)

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

No. 10 of 1972

Dangerous Substances Act 1972

Section 2(1)

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

Section 2(2)

Interpretation

Substitute for paragraph (b):

“(b) in any other area, the local authority for the area;”.

No. 25 of 1988

Data Protection Act 1988

Section 1

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

No. 14 of 2005

Disability Act 2005

Section 24

Substitute:

“ Definition

24. In this Part ‘housing authority’ means a local authority.”.

No. 29 of 2010

Dog Breeding Establishments Act 2010

Section 2

Definition of “city council”

Delete.

Definition of “county council”

Delete.

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

No. 15 of 2008

Dublin Transport Authority Act 2008

Section 12

Subsection (5)

Substitute for paragraph (b) :

“(b) the regional spatial and economic strategy (within the meaning of the Act of 2000) in force for the GDA, including any regional planning guidelines to which section 21(4) of that Act relates,”.

Subsection (6)

Substitute:

“(6) The Authority shall ensure that the transport strategy is consistent with relevant regional spatial and economic strategy (within the meaning of the Act of 2000) for the GDA prepared in accordance with Chapter III, Part II, of that Act, including any relevant regional planning guidelines to which section 21(4) of that Act relates.”.

Subsection (10)

Substitute for paragraphs (a) and (b):

“(a) consistent with the regional spatial and economic strategy (within the meaning of the Act of 2000) for the GDA, including any relevant regional planning guidelines to which section 21(4) of that Act relates, or

(b) not consistent with the regional spatial and economic strategy (within the meaning of the Act of 2000) for the GDA, including any relevant regional planning guidelines to which section 21(4) of that Act relates and where not so consistent what amendments to the draft transport strategy they consider necessary to achieve such consistency.”.

Section 17(4)

Substitute:

“(a) 3 local authority chief executives or officers as follows:

(i) the Chief Executive of Dublin City Council,

(ii) one from the chief executives for the County Councils of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal and South Dublin, as decided by those chief executives, and

(iii) one from the chief executives for the County Councils of Kildare, Meath and Wicklow, as decided by those chief executives,

or an officer of those Councils as nominated by the relevant chief executive,”.

Section 64(2)

Substitute for paragraph (b):

“(b) relevant regional spatial and economic strategy (within the meaning of the Act of 2000) under Chapter III, Part II, of that Act, including any relevant regional planning guidelines to which section 21(4) of that Act relates,”.

No. 11 of 2013

Education and Training Boards Act 2013

Schedule 2

In column (2) —

substitute:

“Limerick City and County and County Clare” for “City of Limerick, County Limerick and County Clare”,

substitute:

“County Tipperary” for “Tipperary North and Tipperary South”, and

substitute:

“Waterford City and County” for “City of Waterford, County Waterford”.

Schedule 4

In column (2) —

substitute:

“Limerick City and County Council”

for:

“Limerick City Council

Limerick County Council”,

substitute:

“Tipperary County Council” for

“Tipperary South County Council

Tipperary North County Council”,

and substitute:

“Waterford City and County Council”

for

“Waterford City Council

Waterford County Council”.

No. 35 of 1995

Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1995

Section 10(12)

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

No. 40 of 2006

Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2006

Section 23

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

No. 20 of 2011

Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2011

Section 48 (substituting Part 18 of the Local Government Act 2001)

In inserted section 189 of the Local Government Act 2001:

(a) substitute “local council” for “local authority” in each place where it occurs, and

(b) insert after subsection (10):

“(11) In this section ‘local council’, in relation to a local authority, means the local authority or the municipal district members in respect of each municipal district within the area of such local authority.”.

No. 23 of 1997

Fisheries (Amendment) Act 1997

Section 3

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

No. 17 of 1992

Foreshore (Amendment) Act 1992

Section 1

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014) and any reference to the functional area of a local authority shall be construed accordingly;”.

No. 30 of 1976

Gas Act 1976

Section 2

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

Section 27

Substitute for subsection (6):

“(6) In this section ‘road authority’ means a local authority;”.

No. 16 of 1982

Gas Regulation Act 1982

Section 1

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

No. 46 of 1960

Health (Fluoridation of Water Supplies) Act 1960

Section 1

Definition of “sanitary authority”

Substitute:

“‘sanitary authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014).”.

No. 6 of 1982

Housing (Private Rented Dwellings) Act 1982

Section 2(1)

Definition of “housing authority”

Substitute:

“‘housing authority’ means a local authority and references to the functional area of a housing authority shall be construed accordingly;”.

After definition of “landlord”

Insert:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

No. 22 of 1983

Housing (Private Rented Dwellings) (Amendment) Act 1983

Section 3(3)

Delete.

Section 14(2) (b)

Insert “(being the chief executive of the local authority concerned)” after “manager of the housing authority”.

Section 14(3)

Insert “(being the chief executive of the local authority concerned)” after “manager of the housing authority”.

No. 6 of 1999

Irish Sports Council Act 1999

Section 2(1)

Definition of “public authority”

Substitute for paragraph (b):

“(b) a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014),”.

No. 34 of 1993

Merchant Shipping (Salvage and Wreck) Act 1993

Section 2(1)

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

No. 34 of 2009

National Asset Management Agency Act 2009

Section 12(8)

Substitute “regional spatial and economic strategy (within the meaning of the Planning and Development Act 2000, including any regional planning guidelines to which section 21(4) of that Act relates)” for “regional planning guidelines (within the meaning of the Planning and Development Act 2000)”.

No. 14 of 1999

National Disability Authority Act 1999

Section 2(1)

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

No. 2 of 1930

National Monuments Act 1930

Section 2

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

No. 20 of 1997

Organisation of Working Time Act 1997

Section 2(1)

Definition of “employee”

Substitute “ Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014),” for “ Local Government Act 1941,”.

No. 25 of 1991

Payment of Wages Act 1991

Section 1(1)

Definition of “employee”

Substitute “ Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014),” for “ Local Government Act 1941,”.

Section 5(5) (c)

Substitute “ Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014),” for “ Local Government Act 1941,”.

1 & 2 Vict., c. 56

Poor Relief (Ireland) Act 1838

Section 71

Delete “, and on his default then by the person subsequently in the occupation of the rateable property from whom such rate shall be demanded”.

12 & 13 Vict., c. 104

Poor Relief (Ireland) Act 1849

Section 19

Delete.

No. 29 of 2003

Protection of Employees (Fixed-Term Work) Act 2003

Section 2(1)

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

No. 45 of 2001

Protection of Employees (Part-Time Work) Act 2001

Section 3(1)

Definition of “employee”

Substitute “ Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014),”for “ Local Government Act 1941,”.

No. 27 of 2007

Protection of Employment (Exceptional Collective Redundancies and Related Matters) Act 2007

Section 5(7)

Substitute for paragraph (d):

“(d) is or becomes a member of a local authority within the meaning of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014),”.

No. 7 of 1977

Protection of Employment Act 1977

Section 7(2)

Substitute for paragraph (c):

“(c) officers of a body which is a local authority within the meaning of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014),”.

No. 16 of 1996

Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act 1996

Section 1(1)

Definition of “employee”

Substitute “ Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014),” for “ Local Government Act 1941,”.

No. 33 of 2004

Public Service Management (Recruitment and Appointments) Act 2004

Section 40(2)

Substitute for paragraph (i) (i):

“(i) chief executive of a local authority, the Secretary General of the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government,”.

Section 44(1)

Substitute for paragraph (c):

“(c) the chief executive of a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001;”.

No. 21 of 1967

Redundancy Payments Act 1967

Section 2(1)

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

No. 14 of 1993

Roads Act 1993

Section 2

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’, except in section 73, means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

No. 44 of 2004

Road Traffic Act 2004

Section 10

In subsection (1) to substitute “chief executive of a local authority” for “manager of a county council or city council”.

Section 10

In subsections (4) to (8) to substitute “chief executive” for “manager” in each place where it occurs.

No. 18 of 1999

Sea Pollution (Amendment) Act 1999

Section 1(1)

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

No. 26 of 1925

Shannon Electricity Act 1925

Section 1

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014).”.

No. 4 of 2011

Student Support Act 2011

Section 2

Definition of “local authority”

Substitute:

“‘local authority’ means a local authority for the purposes of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014);”.

No. 5 of 1994

Terms of Employment (Information) Act 1994

Section 1(1)

Definition of “employee”

Substitute “ Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014)” for “ Local Government Act 1941,”.

No. 10 of 1977

Unfair Dismissals Act 1977

Section 1

Definition of “employer”

Substitute “ Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014)” for “ Local Government Act 1941,”.

Section 2(1)

Substitute for paragraph (i):

“(i) a chief executive of a local authority for the purposes of section 144 of the Local Government Act 2001 (as amended by the Local Government Reform Act 2014),”.

No. 24 of 1997

Universities Act 1997

Section 16(5) (a)

In subparagraph (i) to substitute “by Dublin City Council” for “the Corporation of Dublin county borough”.

Section 16(5) (b)

Substitute for subparagraph (ii):

“(ii) the person holding the office of Cathaoirleach of a municipal district which contains the administrative area of the former Waterford City Council,”.

Substitute for subparagraph (iv):

“(iv) five persons elected by Cork County Council, Kerry County Council, Limerick City and County Council, Tipperary County Council and Waterford City and County Council,”.

Section 16(5) (d)

In subparagraph (ii) to substitute “Galway City Council” for “Corporation of the County Borough of Galway”.

Section 16(5) (g)

Substitute for subparagraphs (i) and (ii):

“(i) the person holding the office of Cathaoirleach of Limerick City and County Council or a person nominated by him or her,

(ii) the person holding the office of Cathaoirleach of a municipal district which contains the administrative area of the former Limerick City Council, and”.

No. 27 of 1998

Urban Renewal Act 1998

Section 3

Definition of “rating authority”

Substitute:

“‘rating authority’ means—

(a) a county council,

(b) a city council, or

(c) a city and county council;”.

No. 13 of 2001

Valuation Act 2001

Section 3

Definition of “rating authority”

Substitute:

“‘rating authority’ means—

(a) a county council,

(b) a city council, or

(c) a city and county council;”.

Section 15

Delete subsections (3) and (5).

Schedule 3

Delete paragraph 1(o).

Schedule 4

Insert after paragraph 12:

“12A. Property, being a building or part of a building, land or a waterway or a harbour directly occupied by—

(a) any Department or Office of State,

(b) the Defence Forces, or

(c) the Garda Síochána,

or used as a prison or place of detention, wherever situate.”.