Local Government (Financial Provisions) (No. 2) Act, 1983


1.—(1) In this Act—

“charge”, except where the context otherwise requires, includes fee;

“existing enactment” means an enactment which is in force on the commencement of this Act;

“service” means any service, facility, licence, permit, certificate, approval or other thing which a local authority may render, supply, grant, issue or otherwise provide in the performance or exercise of any of its functions, powers or duties to any person or in respect of any premises and includes the processing of an application for such a licence, permit, certificate or approval.

(2) References in this Act to the provision of a service shall be construed as including references to the rendering, the supply, the grant, the issue or the provision otherwise of the service and kindred words shall be construed accordingly.

(3) In this Act, a reference to any enactment is to that enactment as amended or extended by any other enactment including this Act.