Explanatory Memorandum

Local Government Finance Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

2011 CHAPTER 10

16 March 2011

Commentary on Sections

Sections 37 to 41 – Miscellaneous powers to make payments

These sections re-enact sections 111 and 115 of the 1972 Act.

Section 41 contains a new provision to clarify that a council may pay an officer’s membership fees of one professional body if it is considered necessary for, or beneficial to, carrying out the duties of the officer’s job.