is a council-controlled organisation under the Local Government Act 2002.
Aligning with the general description of municipal bond banks offered above, the functions of LGFA
are to develop and implement a borrowing and investment program for the benefit of councils and prescribed local government bodies, and to engage in other financial activities as determined by the Minister for Local Government in consultation with the South Australian Local Government Association (South Australian Auditor-General, 2013: 965).
13) In 2011, the LGFA
was set up to provide lower funding costs and more diversified funding sources (including foreign currency) for New Zealand local authorities.
A negative rating action on LGFA
is also expected in case of a sovereign downgrade, as the credit quality of the organisation and the government are closely linked.
A lower value of LGFA
implies a lighter financial burden on the local government.
president Hickey hopes the 'score assistant' will improve the game
A Dublin statement congratulated Cork on winning the All-Ireland, but also says: "We are very disappointed that the score error could not be rectified on the field of play and we will focus our efforts to require that LGFA
put processes in place so that no other team is subjected to such a situation.
President Marie Hickey explained before last year's final that HawkEye wouldn't be commissioned - partly due to associated costs.
President Pat Quill has revealed it was his GAA counterpart Liam O'Neill who suggested setting in stone the date of this year's ladies' football finals in Croke Park.
ALL-IRELAND winning duo Briege Corkery and Geraldine O'Flynn go up against Sinead Goldrick of Dublin for the LGFA
Players' Player of the Year award.
It means the All-Ireland ladies football finals are put back seven days to October 7, something the LGFA
was always aware would happen in the event of the hurling final ending in a draw.
rules, no provision is included for extra-time in All-Ireland finals