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Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

Section 19:  Severance payments to councillors

This section confers a power on the Department to make regulations providing for the making of severance payments to councillors who resign as councillors before the end of a specified period and who meet such other criteria as the Department may specify.  The section also amends section 4 of the Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972 to provide that a person who has received a severance payment is disqualified from being elected, or being, a councillor.

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