Local Government Act, 1994


Local Authority Personnel

Amendment of section 19 (1) of the Act of 1941.

48.—Section 19 (1) of the Act of 1941, is hereby amended by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (m), inserted by section 14 of the Local Government Act, 1955 :

“(m) (i) providing for the imposition by local authorities on holders of suspensions from performance of duties (including short-term disciplinary suspensions, not exceeding seven days), the non-payment of remuneration during the continuance of the suspensions and, upon the termination thereof, the forfeiture (in whole or in part), payment or disposal otherwise of remuneration which would, but for the suspensions, have been paid during the periods thereof,

(ii) regulating the making of ex-gratia payments, in certain specified circumstances, during the continuance of the suspensions, other than short-term disciplinary suspensions, and prescribing the conditions to be fulfilled in relation to such ex-gratia payments.”.