Local Government (Dublin) Act, 1993

Orders and regulations.

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

(2) Every order made under section 1 (5), subsection (3) of this section, section 7 or section 9 (6) shall be laid before each House of the Oireachtas as soon as may be after it is made.

(3) The Minister may by order amend or revoke an order made by the Minister under this Act (including an order made under this subsection).

(4) The Minister may make regulations for the purposes of this Act or in consequence of any of its provisions or for the purpose of enabling any provision to have full effect.

(5) Without prejudice to any specific provision of this Act, every regulation made under this Act may contain such incidental, consequential, transitional or supplementary provisions (including provisions for the purpose of securing the continuity of any provision of this or of any other Act or instrument repealed, revoked, amended or otherwise affected by this Act or by any regulations or order made thereunder) as may appear to the Minister making the regulations to be appropriate for the purposes of this Act or of any regulations made thereunder.

(6) Regulations under this Act may apply to any class or classes of local authorities specified in the regulations, to a particular local authority or to a particular part of the administrative area of a local authority (including the borough area) so specified and may contain different provisions in relation to different local authorities or to different parts of the administrative area of a local authority.

(7) If in any respect any difficulty arises in bringing any provision of this Act into operation or in relation to the operation of any such provision, the Minister may by regulations do anything which appears to be necessary or expedient for removing that difficulty, for bringing that provision into operation, or for securing or facilitating its operation but no regulations shall be made under this subsection after the expiration of 3 years after the establishment day.