Local Government Act 2001

Restrictions on local authority employment and membership of a local authority.


161.—(1) (a) Subject to paragraph (b), a member of a local authority is not to be employed by a local authority.

(b) The Minister may by order—

(i) designate such class, description or grade of employments to which paragraph (a) does not apply,

(ii) specify such conditions under which paragraph (a) does not apply.

(2) This section comes into operation and has effect on and from the ordinary day of retirement of members next after the enactment of this F234[Act, subject to the proviso that an order under subsection (1)(b) may be made before or after that day].

(3) F234[Where, after the said ordinary day of retirement,] an order under this section is proposed to be made, a draft of it shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas and the order shall not be made until a resolution approving of the draft has been passed by each House of the Oireachtas.

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Substituted (19.05.2004) by Electoral (Amendment) Act 2004 (15/2004), s. 34(a) and (b), S.I. No. 215 of 2004.


Deleted (19.05.2004) by Electoral (Amendment) Act 2004 (15/2004), s. 34(c), S.I. No. 215 of 2004.

Editorial Notes:


Power pursuant to section exercised (19.05.2004) by Local Government Act 2001 (Section 161) Order 2004 (S.I. No. 216 of 2004).