S.I. No. 292/2012 - Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement) (No.2) Order 2012.


Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 3rd August, 2012.

I, PHIL HOGAN, Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by subsection (4) of section 1 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012 (No. 17 of 2012) hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012 (Commencement) (No.2) Order 2012.

2. The 15th day of August 2012 is appointed as the day on which the following provisions of Part 4 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012 (No. 17 of 2012) come into operation:

(a) paragraph (a) of section 16;

(b) paragraph (b) of section 16 other than insofar as it inserts paragraph (b) of subsection (1A) of section 144 of the Local Government Act 2001 (No. 37 of 2001);

(c) section 17; and

(d) section18.

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GIVEN under my Official Seal,

20 July 2012.

PHIL HOGAN ,

Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation)

This Order commences Part 4 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2012 other than the provision relating to North Tipperary County Council and South Tipperary County Council. Part 4 amends the provisions of the Local Government Act 2001 relating to the position of manager by providing for the grouping of Limerick County Council and Limerick City Council and North and South Tipperary County Councils and for the appointment of one person to be the manager of the authorities in those groupings.