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Public Bodies (Joint Working) (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 57 – Amendments of section 56 of Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973

149.Section 57 amends the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 to ensure that the functions which are conferred on local authorities by the Act must be carried out by that local authority, and may not be delegated to another local authority. For example, a local authority could not delegate the function of preparing a strategic plan under section 1 or 2 to another local authority.

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