Local Government Act, 1955

Separate appearance at local inquiry by manager.

63.—Section 90 of the Act of 1946 is hereby amended as follows:

(a) by the substitution in subsection (1) of “the manager for the local authority may, with the consent of the Minister, appear separately at the inquiry and such appearance may be personal or by counsel or solicitor” for “the Minister may, if he so thinks proper, order that the manager for the local authority may appear separately at the inquiry”, and

(b) by the substitution for subsection (2) of the following subsection:

“(2) Where the manager for a local authority appears separately at a local inquiry pursuant to subsection (1) of this section, the employment and instruction of the counsel or solicitor appearing at the inquiry on behalf of the local authority shall be a reserved function.”