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Explanatory Memorandum to Local Government (Northern Ireland) Order 2005


1.The Local Government (Northern Ireland) Order 2005 (“the Order) was made on 19 July 2005.

2.This Explanatory Memorandum has been prepared by the Department of the Environment (“the Department”) to assist the reader in understanding the Order. It does not form part of the Order.

3.The Order re-enacts sections 74-76, 81-82, 87-88 and 89A of the Local Government Act (NI) 1972 and makes provisions which correspond to sections 4-6, 8-13, 16, 26, 28, 49 and 49A of the Audit Commission Act 1998 (c.18), section 101 of the Local Government Act 2000 (c.22) and section 120 of the Local Government Act 2003 (c.26).

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