Updated to 21 September 2020 (Act No. 14 of 2020 and S.I. No. 355 of 2020)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-2 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 2, first sch.
S. 3 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of the Motor Car (International Circulation) Act, 1909 1 January 1962 Local Government Act, 1955 (Commencement) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 268 of 1961)
S. 4 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 2, first sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of s. 94 of the Towns Improvement (Ireland) Act, 1854 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of s. 7 of the Public Libraries Act (Ireland) 1855 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of ss. 23 and 31 of the Dungarvan Harbour, Markets and Improvement Act, 1863 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the amendment of s. 191 of the Public Health (Ireland) Act 1878  28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S.5 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of s. 238(3) of the Public Health (Ireland) Act 1878  28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the amendment of s. 1(1) of the Housing of the Working Classes (Ireland) Act, 1896 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S 5 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of s. 1(2) of the Housing of the Working Classes (Ireland) Act, 1896 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S.5 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of ss. 51(7), 51(8) and 71 of the Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of s. 4 of the Local Government (Ireland) Act, 1902 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of s. 3 of the Local Authorities (Financial Provisions) Act, 1921 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the amendment of s. 10(2) of the Irish Universities Act, 1908 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the amendment of  s. 3 of the Local Authorities (Financial Provisions Act, 1921 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of s.2(3) of the Acquisition of Land (Allotments) Act, 1926 (8/1926) 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the amendment of s. 5 of the Local Authorities (Officers and Employees) Act, 1926  (39/1926) 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the amendment of s. 76(1) of the Local Government (Dublin) Act, 1930 (27/1930) 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of s. 43(2) of the Housing (Miscellaneous Provision) Act, 1931 (50/1931) 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the amendment of s. 34(1) of the Limerick City Management Act, 1934 (35/1934) 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of s. 11 of the Local Authorities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1936 (55/1936) 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the amendment of s. 32(1) of the Waterford City Management Act 1939 (25/1939) 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the amendment of s. 23(1) of the Cork City Management (Amendment) Act 1941 (5/1941) 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of ss. 12, 22, 30, 60(6), 63(c), 64 and 65 of the Local Government Act, 1941 (23/1941) 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of s. 5 of the Local Authorities (Acceptance of Gifts) Act, 1945 (30/1945) 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of ss. 33, 36 and 42 of the Local Government Act, 1946 (24/1946) 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of s. 43(1)(g) of the Local Government (Sanitary Services Act, 1948 (3/1948) 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 3, second sch.
S. 5 for the purpose of effecting the repeal of s. 29 of the Local Government Act, 1925 (5/1925) 1 March 1956  Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 269 of 1955), art. 3
Ss. 6-13 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 2, first sch.
S. 14(1) 1 April 1974 Local Government Act, 1955 (Commencement) Order 1974 (S.I. No. 60 of 1974), art. 2
S. 14(2) 18 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 2, first sch.
Ss. 15-17 28 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 2, first sch.
S. 18 1 October 1983 Local Government Act, 1955 (Commencement) Order 1983 (S.I. No. 264 of 1983), art. 2
Ss. 19-23 18 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 2, first sch.
S. 24(1) 21 July 1942 S. 24(1)(b)
S. 24(2) 20 March 1944 S. 24(2)(b)
S. 25 18 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 2, first sch.
S. 26 31 July 1956 Local Government Act, 1955 (Commencement) Order 1956 (S.I. No. 212 of 1956)
Ss. 27-30  18 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 2, first sch.
Ss. 31-34 18 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 2, first sch.
S. 35 1 March 1956 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 269 of 1955), art. 2
Ss. 36-41 18 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 2, first sch.
Part IV 18 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 2, first sch.
Part V 18 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 2, first sch.
S. 53 1 March 1956 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 269 of 1955), art. 2
Ss. 54-60 18 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 2, first sch.
Ss. 63-60 18 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 2, first sch.
S. 67 1 March 1956 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 2) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 269 of 1955), art. 2
Ss. 68, 69 18 May 1955 Local Government Act, 1955 (Date of Commencement) (No. 1) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 100 of 1955), art. 2, first sch.

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Const. of cert. refs. to "sanitary authority" 50/2013, ss. 1(3), 6, 7(4)
Constr. of cert. refs., etc. S. I. No. 499 of 1997, reg. 15
References construed 1/2014, ss. 1(22), 9(2),(3)
Rstrct. 30/2000, ss. 218 (2) (4), 269, 270
S.21 (1), mod. of. 8/1974, s.25 (1)
S.21 (3) rep. 8/1974, s.27, sch.
Pt. 2, ch. 1 (other than s.24 (2), 31-33, 40, 41, 48, 51, 53, 54, 58-65, sch. 2 pt. 1), rep. with saver. 37/2001, ss. 5 (1), 6, 7, sch. 3, pt. 1
S.24, applic. of. 9/1958, s.2
S.27 (1) rstrct. 11/1991, ss. 1 (10), 21 (3) (a) (b)
S.29 rep. 1/1983, ss. 7 (1), 9 (1)
S.30 am. 1/1970, s.15 (2)
S.30 (1) (2) (3) (4) am. 33/2004, ss. 3, 4, 61 (1), 63, sch. 2, pt. 1
S.30 (5), subsec. ins. 33/2004, ss. 3, 4, 61 (1), 63, sch. 2, pt. 1
S.33 (2) am. (in pt.). 14/1993, ss. 3, 6, sch. 2
Ss. 34, 35 rep. 14/1993, ss. 3, 4 , sch. 1
Ss. 36, 37 rep. prosp. 24/1961, ss. 2, 10 (1), sch. 1
S. 38 transfer of functions under S.I. No. 815 of 2007, arts. 1(2), 3(1) and Part 1, Schedule
S.39 rep. 8/1994, ss. 1 (9), 4 (1), sch. 1, pt. 1
Ss. 42-44, 47 (8) (9), 52 (6) (7) rep. 33/1964, s.1, sch.
Ss. 52, 53 (4) rep. 8/1994, ss. 1 (9), 4 (1), sch. 1, pt. 1
S.55 (3) (4) rep. 33/1964, s.1, sch.
Ss. 55-57 rep. 8/1994, ss. 1 (9), 4 (1), sch. 1, pt. 1
S. 56(2) reference construed S.I. No. 293 of 1974, art. 3, schedule 1, par. 9
S.59, appl. with mods. 8/1988, ss. 1 (2), 35 (4) (5)
S.59, ctnc. in force of agreement made under. 37/2001, ss. 7, 88 (1)
S.59 ext. 14/1993, ss. 3, 14
S.59 (4), Min. may direct cesser of agreement entered into under. 8/1988, ss. 1 (2), 35 (6)
S.60 rep. 11/1991, ss. 1 (10), 4 (1), 38 (8) (a), sch.
S.61 (1) (a) (3) rep. 8/1994, ss. 1 (9), 4 (1), sch. 1, pt. 1
S.61 (2) am. 29/1997, ss. 16, 20 (3)
S.62 rep. 8/1994, ss. 1 (9), 4 (1), sch. 1, pt. 1
S.67 rep. 8/1994, ss. 1 (9), 4 (1), sch. 1, pt. 1
S. 68 repealed S.I. No. 216 of 1996, art. 3, schedule
S. 69 repealed S.I. No. 216 of 1996, art. 3, schedule

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 4 Temporary Closing of Roads Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 30 of 1956)
  Traffic Wardens Regulations 1955 (S.I. No. 246 of 1955)
S. 8  Health Offices (Reclassification) Order 1958 (S.I. No. 6 of 1958)
S. 14 Local Government (Appointment of Officers) (Amendment) Regulation 1997 (S.I. No. 262 of 1997)
  Local Government (Appointment of Officers) Regulations 1974 (S.I. No. 61 of 1974)
S. 24 Vocational Education Committees (Age Limit For Officers) Declaration 1958 (S.I. No. 56 of 1958)
   Local Government (Officers Age Limit) Order 1957 (S.I. No. 140 of 1957)
S. 35 Temporary Closing of Roads Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 30 of 1956)
S. 37 Traffic Wardens Regulations 1955 (S.I. No. 246 of 1955)
S. 38 Mechanically Propelled Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) Order 2010 (S.I. No. 489 of 2010)
  Mecahnically Propelled Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) Order, 1998 (S.I. No. 111 of 1998)
  Mechanically Propelled Vehicles (International Circulation) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 384 of 1992)
  Mechanically Propelled Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) Order 1987 (S.I. No. 140 of 1987)
  Mechanically Propelled Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) Order 1983 (S.I. No. 215 of 1983)
  Mechanically Propelled Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) Order 1980 (S.I. No. 346 of 1980)
  Mechanically Propelled Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) Order 1976 (S.I. No. 71 of 1976)
  Mechanically Propelled Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) Order 1966 (S.I. No. 99 of 1966)
  Mechanically Propelled Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) Order 1964 (S.I. No. 59 of 1964)
  Mechanically Propelled Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) Order 1963 (S.I. No. 193 of 1963)
  Mechanically Propelled Vehicles (International Circulation) (Amendment) Order 1962 (S.I. No. 12 of 1962)
  Mechanically Propelled Vehicles (International Circulation) Order 1961 (S.I. No. 269 of 1961)
  Public Service Vehicles (International Circulation) Order 1958 (S.I. No. 81 of 1958)
  Mechanically Propelled Vehicles (International Circulation) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 94 of 1955
S. 38(1) Road Traffic (Licensing of Drivers) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 482 of 2011)
S. 50  Public Bodies (Temporary Provisions) Order 1955 (S.I. No. 155 of 1955)
S. 53 Local Government (Changing of Place Names) Regulations 1956 (S.I. No. 31 of 1956)