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The Health and Personal Social Services (Special Agencies)(Northern Ireland) Order 1990

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5.—(1) Subject to sub‐paragraph (2), sections 28 to 33 and 146 of the Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972F1 and section 148 of that Act so far as it applies for the interpretation of those sections, shall apply to aspecial agency and to a committee and sub‐committee thereof and to a member of such agency, committee and sub‐committee as if—N.I.

(a)in those sections any reference to a council were a reference to a special agency or to a committee or sub‐committee thereof, any reference to a councillor were a reference to a member of a special agency or of a committee or sub‐committee thereof, any reference to the clerk of the council were a reference to the chief officer of the special agency and any reference to that Act were a reference to this Order;

(b)in section 28(4) of that Act the words “or 46” were omitted and for the words from “by any local elector” onwards there were substituted the words “ by any person ”.

(2) Notwithstanding anything in sub‐paragraph (1), where an officer of a special agency is a member of the agency he may vote upon any matter which touches the interests of officers of the agency or such officers of any class (including a class to which he belongs), but shall not vote upon any matter touching only his individual interest.

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