Planning and Development (Housing) and Residential Tenancies Act 2016

PART 5

Amendments to Local Government Act 1998

52.

Amendments to Local Government Act 1998

52. The Local Government Act 1998 is amended in subsection (2C) (inserted by section 7 of the Motor Vehicle (Duties and Licences) Act 2013) of section 6—

(a) by substituting for paragraph (a) (inserted by section 44 of the Environment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2015) the following:

“(a) Subject to paragraphs (b) and (c), the Minister may, on or before 31 January 2017, pursuant to a request from the Minister for Finance, make one, or more than one, payment from the Fund in the amount requested by the Minister for Finance.”,

and

(b) by substituting for paragraph (c) (inserted by the said section 44) the following:

“(c) The total amount of all payments made under paragraph (a) shall not exceed €420 million in respect of the year ending 31 December 2016.”.