Local Government Reform Act 2014

69.

Report to Houses of the Oireachtas

69. If a majority of the votes cast at the plebiscite is in favour of the proposal, the Minister shall, within 2 years of the date of the plebiscite, submit to both Houses of the Oireachtas a report—

(a) containing proposals for legislation to provide for the establishment of an office of directly elected mayor of an authority for the Dublin metropolitan area and other provisions for local governance in the Dublin area, having regard to the proposal which was the subject of the plebiscite and such other matters relating to local government as he or she considers appropriate, or

(b) containing a statement of his or her reasons for not making proposals for legislation to which paragraph (a) would relate.