Local Government (Temporary Provisions) Act, 1923

Power to alter County Schemes.

5.—(1) The Minister, by order made under this section, may from time to time amend or modify any County Scheme after it has come into operation in any way he may deem necessary and every such amendment or modification shall come into operation as from such date as the Minister shall by such order direct.

(2) Before making any amendment or modification in any County Scheme under this section the Minister shall give to the Council of the County to which such scheme relates one month's previous notice of his intention to make such amendment or modification and shall take into consideration any representation which may be made by such Council within such month in respect of such amendment or modification but it shall not be obligatory on the Minister to act on or comply with any such representation.

(3) Every Order made by the Minister under this section shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made and if a resolution is passed by each House of the Oireachtas within the next subsequent twenty-one days on which either House has sat annulling such order, such Order shall be annulled accordingly but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under such Order.

(4) This section applies as well to existing County Schemes as to County Schemes submitted and confirmed under this Act.