Local Government (Financial Provisions) Act, 1978

Directions and instructions by Minister, etc.

15.—(1) The Minister may give to every local authority or to any such authority such general or particular directions or instructions in relation to the carrying of this Act into execution as shall appear to the Minister to be necessary or proper for securing or facilitating the execution of this Act.

(2) It shall be the duty of every local authority to comply with every direction and instruction given to the authority by the Minister under this section and every act done by any such authority in pursuance of any such direction or instruction shall be deemed to be done under the authority of this Act and shall have effect accordingly,

(3) Every act done by a local authority before and in anticipation of the passing of this Act shall have and be deemed always to have had all such (if any) validity and effect as it would have had if this Act had been in force when such act was done.