Local Government Act, 1941

Removal from office by local authority.

26.—(1) The appropriate Minister may empower the relevant local authority to remove from office with the consent of the Minister the holder of any office and may define the procedure to be adopted and the conditions to be fulfilled in relation to the exercise of the power so conferred.

(2) The powers conferred by this section on the appropriate Minister shall be exercised by means of regulations applying to all the offices in relation to which he is the appropriate Minister or to such of those offices as belong to a specified class, description, or grade.

(3) Every local authority to which any regulations under this section apply shall, subject to the terms of such regulations, have the powers of removal from office specified therein.