26 March 2010
20.The Act has 27 sections and comprises 3 Parts. Part 1 contains 8 sections concerning contracts of councils; Part 2 contains 12 sections concerning local government reorganisation matters (e.g. control of disposals, etc. by existing councils, statutory transition committees and severance payments to councillors); and Part 3 contains 7 sections on the exercise of waste management functions by district councils and joint committees and on supplementary matters.