Local Government Act, 2001

Authorisation of payments.

99.—(1) In this section “local authority” includes a joint body.

(2) Payments may be made out of the funds of a local authority on the authorisation of the manager or an employee nominated under subsection (3) and, in each such case, the payments shall be counter-authorised by an employee, other than the manager or first-mentioned employee, nominated under subsection (3).

(3) The manager may for the purposes of subsection (2) by order nominate an employee or employees of a local authority for which the manager is responsible.