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Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 2014

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Arrangements by one council for discharge of functions by another council

8.—(1) A council may not under section 7(1)(b) arrange for the discharge of any of its functions by another council if, or to the extent that, that function is also a function of the other council and is the responsibility of the other council’s executive.

(2) Arrangements made under section 7(1)(b) by a council (“Council A”) with respect to the discharge of any of its functions cease to have effect with respect to that function if, or to the extent that—

(a)Council A is operating or begins to operate executive arrangements, and that function becomes the responsibility of the executive of Council A; or

(b)the council with which the arrangements are made (“Council B”) is operating or begins to operate executive arrangements, that function is also a function of Council B and that function becomes the responsibility of Council B’s executive.

(3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not affect arrangements made by virtue of section 25 (discharge of functions of and by another council).

(4) Subsection (5) applies where arrangements are in force under section 7(1)(b) for the discharge of the functions of a council (“Council A”) by another council (“Council B”).

(5) Council B may arrange for the discharge of those functions by a committee, sub-committee or officer of Council B.

(6) Subsections (4) to (7) of section 7 apply in relation to those functions as they apply in relation to the functions of Council B.

(7) Subsection (4) is subject to the terms of the arrangements.

(8) Arrangements made under section 7(1)(b) by a council for the discharge of its functions do not affect its responsibility for them.

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