Local Government Reform Act 2014

15.

Number of members of local authorities

15. The Principal Act is amended—

(a) by substituting the following for section 21:

“21 (1) Subject to section 22, each county council, city council and city and county council consists of the number of members specified in Parts 1, 2 and 3, respectively, of Schedule 7 opposite the reference to the county council, city council or city and county council concerned.

(2) Without prejudice to paragraph 11 of Schedule 10, where a provision of this Act provides that at least a specified proportion of the total number of members of a local authority or of the municipal district members is necessary in relation to the doing of any particular act, then in a case where such proportion consists of a whole number and a remainder, the whole number shall of itself be sufficient.”,

and

(b) by substituting the following for Schedule 7:

“SCHEDULE 7

Section 21

Number of Members of Local Authorities

PART 1

County Council Number of Members

County Council

Number of Members

Carlow

18

Cavan

18

Clare

28

Cork

55

Donegal

37

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown

40

Fingal

40

Galway

39

Kerry

33

Kildare

40

Kilkenny

24

Laois

19

Leitrim

18

Longford

18

Louth

29

Mayo

30

Meath

40

Monaghan

18

Offaly

19

Roscommon

18

Sligo

18

South Dublin

40

Tipperary

40

Westmeath

20

Wexford

34

Wicklow

32

PART 2

City Council

Number of Members

Cork

31

Dublin

63

Galway

18

PART 3

City and County Council

Number of Members

Limerick

40

Waterford

32

”.