Place-Names (Irish Forms) Act, 1973

Place-names orders.

2.—(1) The Minister, having received and considered advice from the Commission, may by order (in this Act referred to as a place-names order)—

(a) declare the equivalent in the Irish language of a place-name specified in the order to be such word or words as he specifies in the order,

(b) amend or revoke a place-names order.

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

(3) In this section “the Commission” means the body known as an Coimisiún Logainmneacha and established by warrant of the Minister dated the 24th day of October, 1946.