Local Government Act, 2001

Amendment of Local Authorities (Officers and Employees) Act, 1926.

163.Section 6 of the Local Authorities (Officers and Employees) Act, 1926 , is amended by the substitution of the following for subsection (5):

“(5) Subsection (4) of this section shall have effect subject to the proviso that where the local authority specifies a period (not less than one month) within which the person who is recommended by the Commissioners is to take up duty and notify the person of the period so specified, the local authority shall not appoint that person unless such duty is taken up within that period.”.