Local Government Act, 2001

Area committees.

50.—(1) A local authority which is a county council or city council may establish by resolution a committee in respect of a local electoral area or of 2 or more adjoining such areas or any other area in its administrative area to be known by some appropriate name followed by the words “Area Committee”, or by such other title, as may be designated by the authority.

(2) Where the Cathaoirleach of a town council is not otherwise a member of an area committee within whose area such town is situated he or she shall, by virtue of his or her office, be a member of such area committee.