Local Government Reform Act 2014

Amendment of section 72 (transfer of certain functions to local authorities) of Principal Act

45. Section 72 of the Principal Act is amended—

(a) in subsection (1) (a) by substituting “function of a Minister of the Government or of any other public authority” for “function of a Minister of the Government”,

(b) in subsection (1) (c) by substituting “Minister of the Government or the other public authority, as the case may be, from which it was transferred” for “Minister of the Government from whom it was transferred”,

(c) by deleting subsection (2),

(d) in subsection (3) by deleting “or an order under subsection (2) ” in both places where it occurs, and

(e) by inserting the following after subsection (3):

“(4) In this section ‘public authority’ does not include a body to which paragraph (g) of the definition of ‘public authority’ in section 2(1)relates.”.