Local Government Act 2001

Authorisation of payments.


99.—(1) In this section “local authority” includes a joint body.

(2) Payments may be made out of the funds of a local authority on the authorisation of the F118[chief executive] or an employee nominated under subsection (3) and, in each such case, the payments shall be counter-authorised by an employee, other than the F118[chief executive] or first-mentioned employee, nominated under subsection (3).

(3) The manager may for the purposes of subsection (2) by order nominate an employee or employees of a local authority for which the F118[chief executive] is responsible.




Substituted (1.06.2014) by Local Government Reform Act 2014 (1/2014), s. 5(1) and sch. 1 part 1 refs. 61, 62, S.I. No. 214 of 2014.