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The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1992

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Voting rights of members of committees, sub-committees and joint committees

32.  After section 19 of the principal Act there shall be inserted

Voting rights of members of committees, sub-committees and joint committees.

19A.(1) A person who—

(a)is a member of a committee appointed under section 18(1) by a council and is not a member of that council; or

(b)is a member of a joint committee appointed under section 19(1) by 2 or more councils and is not a member of any of those councils; or

(c)is a member of a sub-committee appointed under section 18(4) or 19(4) by such a committee as is mentioned in paragraph (a) or (b) and is not a member of the council, or one of the councils, which appointed that committee, shall for all purposes be treated as a non-voting member of that committee, joint committee or, as the case may be, sub-committee.

(2) Where a person is treated by virtue of this section as a non-voting member of any committee, joint committee or sub-committee, he shall not be entitled to vote at any meeting of the committee, joint committee or sub-committee on any question which falls to be decided at that meeting.

(3) In this section any reference to voting includes a reference to making use of a casting vote..

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