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The Somerset West and Taunton (Local Government Changes) Order 2018

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Somerset West and Taunton (Local Government Changes) Order 2018 No. 649

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART 2 Establishment of single district council in Somerset West and Taunton

    1. 3.Establishment of Somerset West and Taunton district

    2. 4.Establishment of Somerset West and Taunton Council

    3. 5.Abolition of West Somerset and Taunton Deane districts and the District Councils

  4. PART 3 Transitional functions and their discharge

    1. 6.Interpretation of Part 3

    2. 7.Somerset West and Taunton Council as shadow authority

    3. 8.Duties of shadow authority: executive arrangements, code of conduct and members’ allowances

    4. 9.Duties of shadow authority: appointment of certain officers, etc.

    5. 10.Duties of shadow authority: proposals for executive arrangements, code of conduct and members’ allowances relating to Somerset West and Taunton Council

    6. 11.Functions of shadow authority: Implementation Plan

    7. 12.Other functions of the shadow authority

    8. 13.The shadow authority must take all such practicable steps as...

    9. 14.The shadow authority has all the other powers of a...

    10. 15.The powers conferred by article 14 may be exercised by...

    11. 16.The total of the expenditure properly incurred by the shadow...

    12. 17.(1) The following provisions of the 1972 Act apply in...

    13. 18.Discharge of shadow authority’s functions by shadow executive

    14. 19.Central Implementation Team

  5. PART 4 Electoral matters

    1. 20.Election to Somerset West and Taunton Council in 2019 and subsequent years

  6. PART 5 General transitional duties of the District Councils

    1. 21.General transitional duties of the District Councils

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE

      Wards of Somerset West and Taunton

  8. Explanatory Note

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