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Housing Act 1957

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183Relations between local authorities in London

(1)The London County Council and the Common Council of the City of London or the council of a metropolitan borough may at any time enter into an agreement with respect to—

(a)any action to be taken under the provisions of Part III of this Act relating to clearance areas, or redevelopment areas, or under Part IV of this Act, or under the provisions of section one hundred and sixty-four of this Act relating to schemes of improvement or reconstruction, or in connection with the provision of new houses to abate overcrowding ;

(b)the exercise by one of the parties to the agreement of any powers conferred under the provisions of Part III of this Act relating to redevelopment areas or under Part IV of this Act on the other party thereto ;

(c)the making of contributions by one of those councils towards the expenses incurred by the other of them in taking any such action or in any such exercise of powers as aforesaid ; or

(d)the carrying out of any housing operations under Part V of this Act and the apportionment of the expenses incurred in carrying out such operations.

(2)It shall be the duty of the council of every metropolitan borough to furnish any information in their power which may reasonably be required by the London County Council for the purpose of enabling them to carry out their duties under the provisions of Part III of this Act relating to clearance areas, or under the provisions of section one hundred and sixty-four of this Act relating to schemes of improvement or reconstruction.

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