Author : David Browne
Publisher: Round Hall
Publication Date: 17/12/2014
'It's impossible to give a full and just review of a book with 1,160 pages of text, cross-referenced by comprehensive footnotes, tables of cases and legislation.'
'This book is so detailed and well researched that it is a valuable resource, not only to lawyers working within the public service but to any practitioner or student with an interest in local government.'
Mairead Cashman, senior solicitor, Dublin City Council
The Law of Local Government provides a comprehensive and definitive analysis of the law on local government, including the substantive and procedural provisions which are relevant for the application of law on local government and local authority legislative provisions.
Local government administration; Role of elected members and local authority elections; Local government management system; Local government employees and personnel; Legal capacity of local authorities; Public procurement; Judicial review of local authorities; Liability of local authorities; Planning and development law; Environmental impact assessment and strategic environmental assessment; Nature conservation and appropriate assessment; Built heritage and national monuments; Roads and rights of way; Compulsory purchase and acquisition; Housing and traveller accommodation; Waste management; Water services and fisheries management; Air quality and noise pollution; Building standards and fire regulations; Animal control ; Miscellaneous functions and services; Local government financing; Rating system and valuation; Local government accounting and auditing.
David Browne is a practising barrister in Dublin and on the South-Eastern Circuit, with a particular interest in planning, environmental, local government, administrative and property law.