Local Government (Household Charge) Act 2011

Regulations, orders and directions.

16.— (1) The Minister may by regulations (and in section 3 , by order) provide for any matter referred to in this Act as prescribed or to be prescribed.

(2) Without prejudice to any other provision of this Act, regulations under this Act may contain such incidental, consequential and supplementary provisions as appear to the Minister to be necessary or expedient for the purposes of the regulations.

(3) A regulation or direction under this Act may—

(a) apply in respect of all local authorities or such local authorities or classes of local authority as are specified in the regulation or direction, and

(b) contain different provisions in relation to different local authorities or classes of local authority.

(4) Every regulation made by the Minister under this Act shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made and, if a resolution annulling the regulation is passed by either such House within the next 21 days on which that House sits after the regulation is laid before it, the regulation shall be annulled accordingly, but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.