Local Government Act, 2001

Regulations (Chapter 1).

111.—(1) The Minister may make regulations for any or all of the following matters—

(a) the form of accounts to be kept by local authorities or joint bodies, including the functional programmes to be shown in such accounts and the matters in respect of which separate amounts are to be shown,

(b) the format of a local authority budget or a draft local authority budget,

(c) the periods for the holding of local authority budget meetings,

(d) the form and manner of any statement of estimated costs of a county council for town services, and the period for transmitting such statement to the town councils concerned,

(e) the form and manner of a demand under section 101 of a town council which is not a rating authority and the period for serving that demand to meet those expenses on the relevant county council,

(f) the serving of a demand by a joint body in respect of its expenses on the relevant county council or city council and the format and period of serving that demand,

(g) specifying the periods within which payments made to persons authorised to receive money on behalf of a local authority shall be paid to the authority,

(h) the financial and administrative procedures to apply in relation to gifts received by a local authority,

(i) such other matters as the Minister may consider appropriate in relation to financial management and procedures.

(2) Regulations under this section may make provision in respect of any matter by reference to an accounting code of practice issued under section 107 .