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Local Government Finance Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION

    1. General

      1. 1.Duty to make arrangements

      2. 2.Accounting practices

    2. Annual budget

      1. 3.Annual budget

      2. 4.Report by chief financial officer on estimates

      3. 5.In-year review

    3. Reserves

      1. 6.Reserves - general

      2. 7.Controlled reserves

    4. Funds

      1. 8.The general fund

      2. 9.Power to establish other funds

      3. 10.Limitation on application of funds

    5. Borrowing

      1. 11.Power to borrow

      2. 12.Control of borrowing

      3. 13.Duty to determine affordable borrowing limit

      4. 14.Imposition of borrowing limits

      5. 15.Temporary borrowing

      6. 16.Protection of lenders

    6. Credit arrangements

      1. 17.“Credit arrangements”

      2. 18.Control of credit arrangements

    7. Capital expenditure

      1. 19.“Capital expenditure”

    8. Capital receipts

      1. 20.“Capital receipt”

      2. 21.Non-money receipts

      3. 22.Use of capital receipts

    9. Investment

      1. 23.Power to invest

    10. Miscellaneous

      1. 24.Security for money borrowed, etc.

      2. 25.Guidance

  3. PART 2 GRANTS TO COUNCILS

    1. 26.De-rating grant

    2. 27.Rates support grant

    3. 28.Reductions in grants under section 26 or 27

    4. 29.Other grants to councils

    5. 30.Payments due by councils to departments, etc.

  4. PART 3 PAYMENTS TO COUNCILLORS, ETC.

    1. 31.Allowances, etc. for councillors

    2. 32.Allowances for chairperson and vice-chairperson

    3. 33.Expenses of official and courtesy visits, etc.

    4. 34.Expenses incurred in attending conferences and meetings

    5. 35.Panel to advise on payments to councillors

    6. 36.Interpretation

  5. PART 4 MISCELLANEOUS POWERS TO MAKE PAYMENTS

    1. Payments for special purposes

      1. 37.Payments for special purposes

      2. 38.Restrictions on power to make payments under section 37

    2. Public appeals

      1. 39.Public appeals

    3. Limit on expenditure under sections 37 and 39

      1. 40.Limit on expenditure under sections 37 and 39

    4. Subscriptions

      1. 41.Subscriptions to certain local government associations and other bodies

  6. PART 5 SUPPLEMENTARY

    1. 42.General interpretation

    2. 43.Regulations and orders

    3. 44.Consultation on regulations, orders and guidance

    4. 45.Minor and consequential amendments

    5. 46.Repeals

    6. 47.Commencement

    7. 48.Short title

  7. Schedules:

    1. Schedule 1

      Minor and consequential amendments

    2. Schedule 2

      Repeals

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