Local Government Act, 2001


Changing of Names of Areas and Display of Names of Streets, etc.

Interpretation (Part 18).

188.—In this Part—

“functional area” means as respects—

(a) a city council, the city,

(b) a county council, the county exclusive of any town which has a town council situated in it,

(c) a town council, the town;

“locality” means any area which is a portion of a county, city or town (or any combination of them) for which a separate name is in common use, and where such portion is not a town, townland, non-municipal town or street;

“qualified electors” means every person who in relation to the town, townland, non-municipal town, street or locality, as the case may be—

(a) is registered as a local government elector in the register of electors for the time being in force, or

(b) not being so registered, is the rated occupier of a hereditament other than a hereditament the valuation of which attracts an allowance equal to full abatement of rates under section 3 of the Local Government (Financial Provisions) Act, 1978 ;

“street” includes part of a street and also the whole or part of any road, square, lane or other public place by whatever name known.