Local Government Act 2001


F148[Submissions to Commission

126G.(1) The Commission may give public notice of its intention to prepare a report (in this section referred to as a "proposed report") to which section 126C(1)(i) or 126D relates.

(2) The public notice referred to in subsection (1), which shall be published in a newspaper circulating in the area to which the subject matter of the proposed report relates, shall indicate that

(a) any person may make a submission to the Commission in relation to the subject matter of the proposed report in a manner and within the period as is specified in that notice, and

(b) submissions received by the Commission within the period specified in that notice may be made available for public inspection.

(3) The Commission shall consider any submissions made to it in accordance with the public notice or made by a local government body under this section or otherwise.

(4) Submissions received by the Commission under this section may be made available by them for public inspection

(a) at such time and place and under such conditions as may be specified by the Commission and for that purpose may be made available by the Commission on its internet website, and

(b) where not published by the Commission on its internet website, the Commission shall permit a copy of such submissions or of extracts from them to be taken on payment of a fee which shall not exceed the reasonable cost of copying the submissions.]




Inserted (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 61(1), S.I. No. 214 of 2014.