Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 12 August 2020 at 09:38)
Chapter 12 Part 5 Section 388
388   Legal status of county councils
(1)  A proclamation establishing a county council operates to constitute the county council as a body politic of the State with perpetual succession and the legal capacity and powers of an individual, both in and outside the State.
(2)  A county council is not a body corporate (including a corporation).
(3)  A county council does not have the status, privileges and immunities of the Crown (including the State and the Government of the State).
(4)  A law of the State applies to and in respect of a county council in the same way as it applies to and in respect of a body corporate (including a corporation).