Local Government Reform Act 2014

3.

Interpretation

3. In this Act—

“2014 establishment day” means the day appointed by order under section 8 to be the establishment day for the purposes of this Act;

“chief executive” means a chief executive for the purposes of section 144 (asamended by section 54 ) of the Principal Act;

“dissolved authority” means—

(a) in relation to a city council or county council, a council dissolved by virtue of section 17 , and

(b) in relation to a town council, a dissolved body;

“dissolved body” has the meaning given to it by section 23 ;

“local authority” has the meaning given to it by section 2(1) (as amended by section 5(1) and Part 1 of Schedule 1) of the Principal Act;

“local government area” shall be read in accordance with section 10 of, and Schedule 5 to, the Principal Act as amended by section 12 ;

“Minister” means the Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government;

“municipal district” has the meaning given to it by section 22A (inserted by section 19 ) of the Principal Act;

“municipal district members” shall be read in accordance with section 22B (inserted by section 19 ) of the Principal Act;

“prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made under this Act or the Principal Act;

“Principal Act” means the Local Government Act 2001;

“successor authority” in relation to—

(a) a city council or county council, shall be read in accordance with sections 13(1) and 17 , and

(b) a town council, shall be read in accordance with section 24(2)(a) ;

“town council” means a dissolved body which was, before the transfer date, a town council for the purposes of the Principal Act;

“transfer date” has the meaning given in section 23 .