Local Government (Galway) Act, 1937

The first meeting of the Borough Council.

18.—(1) The first meeting of the Borough Council shall be a quarterly meeting and shall be held at noon on the tenth day after the day of election in the Town Hall of Galway, and if for any reason such meeting is not held, or cannot be held at such time, day or place, such meeting may be held at such time, on such day and at such place as shall be determined by the Minister.

(2) Until the first Mayor has been elected and has made the declaration accepting office which is required by law, the person, who was immediately before the appointed day, the clerk of the District Council or such other person as the Minister may appoint, shall act as chairman at the first and any other meeting of the Borough Council, but shall not thereby be entitled to vote on any question which is to be decided at such meeting by a vote of the members.

(3) The provisions of sub-section (3) of section 10 of the Local Elections Act, 1927 , as to the first business and as to the time when the Mayor shall come into office and as to his continuance in office shall apply to the first meeting and to the Mayor elected thereat.