Local Government (Dublin) Act, 1993

Membership and cathaoirleach of county councils.

12.—(1) The number of members of a council established by section 11 shall be that set out in column (2) of the Table to this subsection opposite the mention in column (1) thereof of that council.




County Council

Number of members of council

South Dublin




Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown


(2) The persons who immediately before the establishment day were members of the area committee for South Dublin, Fingal or Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown shall be regarded for all purposes as having been elected to the council of the relevant administrative county and shall on that day become and be members of that council and the chairman of the area committee shall become and be the cathaoirleach of that council.

(3) (a) As soon as may be after the making of an order under section 7 the person who is to be cathaoirleach of the relevant council shall, following consultation with the area manager for that committee, fix a day, being a day not later than ten days after the establishment day, to be the day of the first meeting of that council.

(b) If for any reason the day of the first meeting of such council is not fixed, or having been fixed such meeting is not held, the meeting shall be held on such day as the Minister may fix.