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Local Government (Reorganisation) Act, 1985

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Number 7 of 1985


LOCAL GOVERNMENT (REORGANISATION) ACT, 1985


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART I

Preliminary and General

Section

1.

Short title, collective citations, construction and commencement.

2.

Interpretation.

3.

Orders and regulations generally.

PART II

Galway

4.

Definitions (Part II).

5.

Establishment of Borough of Galway as County Borough.

6.

Membership of Council of Borough of Galway and establishment of City Council.

7.

Management of County Borough of Galway.

8.

Supplementary provisions (Part II).

PART III

Dublin

9.

Definitions (Part III).

10.

Alteration of boundaries of Dublin City and County.

11.

Increase in membership of Dublin City Council.

12.

Establishment of Dublin Electoral Counties.

13.

Establishment, membership and election of councils of established electoral counties.

14.

Definition of electoral areas in established electoral counties.

15.

Provisions relating to elections of councils of established electoral counties.

16.

Continuation of Dublin County Council and Dún Laoghaire Corporation.

17.

Preparation of certain maps.

18.

Section 10, supplementary provisions.

PART IV

General Reorganisation

19.

Alteration of boundary of Borough of Galway.

20.

Boundary alterations under section 19; supplementary provisions.

21.

Limited power to alter number of members of a county council.

22.

Temporary arrangements with respect to register of electors.

23.

Temporary arrangements with respect to certain polling districts.

24.

Power to amend, adapt, modify, repeal or revoke enactments.

25.

Quorums of certain local authorities.

26.

Number of members of certain committees of agriculture.

27.

Appointments by local authorities to certain committees and other bodies.

28.

Maritime boundaries of counties and county boroughs.

29.

Saver.

FIRST SCHEDULE

The Excluded Areas and the Added Areas

SECOND SCHEDULE

Provisions consequential on alteration of boundaries effected by section 10

THIRD SCHEDULE

Boundaries of Established Electoral Counties

FOURTH SCHEDULE

Areas detached from the County Health District of Galway and Added to the Borough of Galway by virtue of section 19 (1).

FIFTH SCHEDULE

Rules relating to appointments by local authorities to certain committees and other bodies


Acts Referred to

Valuation Acts

Local Government Acts, 1925 to 1983

Local Government (Dublin) Act, 1930

1930, No. 27

Local Government (Dublin) Acts, 1930 to 1971

Agriculture Act, 1931

1931, No. 8

Limerick City Management Act, 1934

1934, No. 35

Local Government (Galway) Act, 1937

1937, No. 3(P)

Shops (Hours of Trading) Act, 1938

1938, No. 3

County Management Act, 1940

1940, No. 12

County Management Acts, 1940 to 1972

Cork City Management (Amendment) Act, 1941

1941, No. 5

Local Government Act, 1941

1941, No. 23

Local Government (Dublin) Act, 1945

1945, No. 8

Industrial Relations Acts, 1946 to 1976

Local Government Provisional Order Confirmation Act, 1953

1953, No. 1(P)

City and County Management (Amendment) Act, 1955

1955, No. 12

Electoral Act, 1963

1963, No. 19

Local Elections Acts, 1963 to 1974

Local Government (Planning and Development) Acts, 1963 to 1983

Local Elections Act, 1966

1966, No. 28

Agriculture (An Chomhairle Oiliúna Talmhaíochta) Act, 1979

1979, No. 9

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Number 7 of 1985


LOCAL GOVERNMENT (REORGANISATION) ACT, 1985


AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN REORGANISATION OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND FOR THAT PURPOSE TO AMEND AND EXTEND THE LAW RELATING TO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTAIN OTHER RELATED MATTERS. [3rd April, 1985]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: