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The Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 (Commencement No.1) Order 2003

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Article 2(1)

SCHEDULEPROVISIONS OF THE ACT WHICH COME INTO FORCE ON 1ST APRIL 2003

Column 1Column 2Column 3
Provisions of the ActSubject MatterPurpose
Sections 1 and 2Duty to secure best value
Sections 3 to 5Enforcement
Section 6Other provisions about best value
Section 7Local authority contracts: relaxation of exclusion of non-commercial considerations
Section 8(1), (2)(a)(i) to (iv), (2)(b), (2)(c)(i),(iii) and (iv), (2)(d)(ii), (2)(e) and (3)Relaxation of restrictions on supply of goods and services etc. by local authorities
Section 8(2)(a)(v)Relaxation of restrictions on supply of goods and services etc. by local authoritiesOnly for the purpose of repealing the words which follow paragraph (d)
Section 8(2)(d)(i)Relaxation of restrictions on supply of goods and services etc. by local authoritiesOnly for the purpose of repealing the definition of “public body”
Section 10Trading operations and accounts
Sections 12 to 14Accounts, finance and performance accountability
Sections 15 to 19 (Part 2)Community planning
Sections 20 to 22 (Part 3)Power to advance well-being
Sections 23 to 27 (Part 4)Enforcement and scrutiny
Sections 28 to 33 (Part 5)Rating and council tax
Section 34Waste management
Section 35(1)Capital expenditure limits
Section 37Capital grants
Section 38Scottish Ministers power to pay off loans made to local authorities
Section 39Provisions supplementary to sections 35 to 38
Section 41Establishment of local authority funds other than general fund: setting of council tax
Section 42(3)Paid time off for councillors not to be a political donation
Section 43Remote participation in and calling of local authority meetings
Section 44Travel concessions
Section 45Power to charge for vacant places on school buses etc.
Section 46Power to provide funds for speed cameras etc.
Section 48Delegation of Strathclyde Passenger Transport Authority functions to officials
Section 49Parliamentary procedure for regulations about vehicles used as taxis and private hire cars
Section 51Arrangements and agreements with bodies corporate
Section 52Guidance on contractual matters
Section 53Qualification of and assistance for Accounts Commission auditors
Section 54Accounts Commission’s and auditor’s powers to obtain information from persons other than local authorities etc.
Section 55Auditor’s duty in relation to aspects of best value and community planning
Section 56Extension of Controller of Audit’s reporting functions to best value and community planning: amendment of section 102 of 1973 Act
Section 57Power to modify enactments
Section 58Ancillary provision
Section 59Equal opportunities
Section 60, except sub-section (1)(b) and (g)Repeals and consequential amendments
Section 61Definitions

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