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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Local Government in and around Greater London

    1. 1. London boroughs.

    2. 2. Greater London and the Greater London Council.

    3. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 4. General provisions as to exercise in Greater London of existing local authority functions.

    5. 5. Delegation of functions in Greater London.

    6. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    7. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    8. 8.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

  3. Part II Road Traffic, Highways and Motor Vehicles

    1. 9. General duty of Greater London Council with respect to road traffic and abolition of London Traffic Area and Traffic Advisory Committee.

    2. 10—13.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 14. Other road traffic functions in Greater London.

    4. 15.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. 16—18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. 19. Modifications to Public Utilities Street Works Act 1950.

    7. 20.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Part III Housing and Planning

    1. Housing

      1. 21.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 23. Transfer of land held for housing purposes.

      4. 24—29.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  5. Part IV Education and Youth Employment Service

    1. 30. Local education authorities.

    2. 31. Primary, secondary and further education in Greater London.

    3. 32.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

    4. 33.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. 34.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  6. Part V Sewerage and Trade Effluents

    1. 35, 36.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 37. Application of enactments relating to sewerage and sewage disposal.

    3. 38, 39.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  7. Part VI Application of Public Health Acts and Related Acts

    1. 40. General application of Public Health Acts.

    2. 41.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 42. Medical officers of health and public health inspectors for the City, etc.

    4. 43. Modifications of London Building Acts.

    5. 44. Cemeteries and crematoria.

  8. Part VII Functions as to Health and Welfare Services and other matters

    1. 45.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

    2. 46. Accommodation and welfare of disabled and old persons, etc.

    3. 47. Children authorities.

    4. 48. Fire authorities.

    5. 49.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. 50. Explosives and petroleum-spirit.

    7. 51. Shops, etc.

    8. 52.Licensing of theatres, public entertainments etc.

    9. 53.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

    10. 54. Food, drugs, markets and animals.

    11. 55. Smallholdings, allotments, etc.

    12. 56.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    13. 57.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

    14. 58.(1) The Open Spaces Act 1906, except section 14, shall...

    15. 59. The Green Belt.

    16. 60. Functions under National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949.

    17. 61. Functions under Town Development Act 1952.

    18. 62. Miscellaneous local authority functions.

  9. Part VIII Rating and valuation and associated matters

    1. 63. Rating and valuation.

    2. 64, 65.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 66.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 67.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. 68. Financial provisions applicable to the Common Council.

    6. 69, 70.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  10. Part IX Miscellaneous and General

    1. Common services

      1. 71, 72.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 73. Publicity for amenities of Greater London.

    2. Miscellaneous

      1. 74.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 75. Compensation for injury to or death of officers.

      3. 76. Adjustment to metropolitan police district.

      4. 77.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 78.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 79.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. 80. Compulsory registration of title in and around Greater London.

      8. 81. Charities in Greater London.

    3. General

      1. 82.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 83. Other adaptations of enactments.

      3. 84. Supplementary and transitional provision.

      4. 85. Transfer and compensation of officers.

      5. 86.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 87. Local Acts and instruments in and around Greater London.

      7. 88. General provision as to inquiries.

      8. 89. Interpretation.

      9. 90. Orders, rules and regulations.

      10. 91. Expenses.

      11. 92.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      12. 93. Repeals and savings.

      13. 94. Short title, commencement and extent.

  11. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      The London Boroughs

      1. Part I

        1. Areas etc. of the London boroughs

      2. Part II

        1. Definition of certain boundaries

          1. 1.The boundary between the London boroughs numbered 6 and 17...

          2. 2.The boundary between the London boroughs numbered 9 and 10...

          3. 3.The boundary between the London boroughs numbered 14 and 16...

          4. 4.The boundary of the London borough numbered 14 in the...

          5. 5.The boundary between the London boroughs numbered 16 and 17...

          6. 6.The boundary between the London boroughs numbered 18 and 19...

      3. Part III

        1. 1—8.. . . . . . . . . ....

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      . . .

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Parliamentary and Local Government Elections in and around Greater London

      1. 1—15.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. 16.. . . . . . . . . ....

      3. 17—20.. . . . . . . . . ....

      4. 21.. . . . . . . . . ....

      5. 22—24.. . . . . . . . . ....

      6. Part III Modifications of Representation of the People Act 1949

        1. 25, 26.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 27.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 28—30.. . . . . . . . . ....

        4. 31—33.. . . . . . . . . ....

        5. 34.. . . . . . . . . ....

        6. 35.. . . . . . . . . ....

        7. 36.. . . . . . . . . ....

    4. SCHEDULE 4

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    5. SCHEDULE 5

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    6. SCHEDULE 6

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    7. SCHEDULE 7

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    8. SCHEDULE 8

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    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Modification and Re-enactment as from 1st April 1965 of Enactments Relating to Sewerage and Drainage

      1. Part I

        1. 1—4.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Part II Specific modifications of Sewerage Provisions of Public Health Act 1936

        1. 1—4.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 5.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 6.. . . . . . . . . ....

        4. 7—10.. . . . . . . . . ....

        5. 11.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        6. 12—16.. . . . . . . . . ....

        7. 17.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        8. 18.. . . . . . . . . ....

        9. 19.. . . . . . . . . ....

      3. Part III Provisions Reproduced from Part II of Public Health (London) Act 1936

        1. Construction, maintenance and operation of sewers, etc.

          1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          4. 4.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          5. 7, 8. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          6. 9.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          7. 10—12. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          8. 13—15. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. Miscellaneous

          1. 16.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 17.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 18.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          4. 19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          5. 20.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          6. 21.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      . . .

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      Modification and Re-enactment as from 1st April 1965 of Provisions of Public Health Acts

      1. Part I Modifications

        1. General Modifications

          1. 1.Subject to the provisions of this Schedule, any reference in...

          2. 2.Subject as aforesaid, and without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph,...

          3. 3—10.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. The Public Health Act 1936

          1. 11.Subject to the provisions of the Public Health Act 1936...

          2. 12.. . . . . . . . . ....

          3. 13.Section 51 shall in its application to Greater London have...

          4. 14.. . . . . . . . . ....

          5. 15.. . . . . . . . . ....

          6. 16.. . . . . . . . . ....

          7. 17.Byelaws made under section 81 with respect to Greater London...

          8. 18.(1) Byelaws made under section 82(1) with respect to Greater...

          9. 19.. . . . . . . . . ....

          10. 20.. . . . . . . . . ....

          11. 21.. . . . . . . . . ....

          12. 22.. . . . . . . . . ....

          13. 23.In section 266(1)(i) the references to a land drainage authority...

          14. 24.In Part XII— (a) any reference to the Public Health...

          15. 25.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. The Water Act 1945

          1. 26.. . . . . . . . . ....

          2. 27.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 28.. . . . . . . . . ....

          4. 29.. . . . . . . . . ....

        4. The Clean Air Act 1956

          1. 30.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          2. 31.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

          3. 32.. . . . . . . . . ....

        5. The Public Health Act 1961

          1. 33.In section 2 (3) after the word “district” there shall...

          2. 34—36.. . . . . . . . . ....

          3. 37.. . . . . . . . . ....

          4. 38.. . . . . . . . . ....

          5. 39.. . . . . . . . . ....

          6. 40.. . . . . . . . . ....

          7. 41.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Part II Provisions Reproduced from Enactments Relating to Public Health in London

        1. 1.(1) Without prejudice to sections 259 and 262 of the...

        2. 2, 3.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 4.Byelaws with respect to the construction and use of incinerators...

        4. 5.It shall be the duty of each local authority to...

        5. 6.The council of any London borough and the Common Council...

        6. 7.Any person who has in his possession or under his...

        7. 8.. . . . . . . . . ....

        8. 9.(1) Where it appears to a local authority, being the...

        9. 10.Without prejudice to paragraph 24 of Part I of this...

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      Licensing of Public Entertainments in Greater London on and after 1st April 1965

      1. Music and dancing licences

        1. 1.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (6) of this paragraph no premises...

        2. 2.(1) An applicant for the grant or transfer of a...

        3. 2A.(1) This paragraph applies where the Council by whom a...

        4. 3.The person making an application for the grant, renewal or...

        5. 3A. Indoor sports licences

        6. 3B.(1) An applicant for the grant, renewal or transfer of...

        7. 3C.The person making an application for the grant, renewal or...

      2. Boxing and wrestling licences

        1. 4.(1) This paragraph shall apply to any boxing or wrestling...

        2. 5.(1) An applicant for the grant, renewal, transfer or variation...

        3. 6.The person making an application for the grant, renewal or...

        4. 6A.Where, before the date of expiry of a licence granted...

        5. 6B.Where, before the date of expiry of a licence granted...

      3. Transmission and cancellation of licences

        1. 7.In the event of the death of the holder of...

        2. 8.The Council upon receiving from the holder of a licence...

      4. Power to impose general terms, conditions and restrictions by regulations

        1. 9.(1) Subject to the provisions of this Schedule, the Council...

      5. Enforcement of paragraphs 1 to 9

        1. 9A.(1) This paragraph applies where the Council by whom a...

        2. 10.(1) If at any premises any entertainment in respect of...

        3. 11.Where, in the case of any premises in respect of...

        4. 11A.(1) Sub-paragraph (2) below applies where— (a) a licence under...

        5. 12.(1) A police constable or any person appointed for the...

        6. 12A.The provisions of paragraphs 12B and 12C of this Schedule...

        7. 12B.(1) Subject to sub-paragraph (2) of this paragraph, the court...

        8. 12C.A constable or any person appointed for the purpose by...

        9. 13—16.. . . . . . . . . ....

      6. Provisional grant of licences

        1. 17.(1) Where application is made to the Council for the...

      7. Variation of licences

        1. 18.The holder of a licence in respect of any premises—...

        2. 18A.The person making an application for the variation of a...

      8. Appeals

        1. 19.(1) Any of the following persons, that is to say—...

      9. Interpretation

        1. 19A.In this Schedule “ controlled drugs ” has the same...

      10. 20.. . . . . . . . . ....

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      1. PART I

        1. 1.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Part II

        1. 2—5.. . . . . . . . . ....

      3. Part III

        1. 6.. . . . . . . . . ....

    14. SCHEDULE 14

      Functions as from 1st April 1965 with respect to Land Drainage, Flood Prevention, etc.

      1. 1—9.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. 10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 11—16.. . . . . . . . . ....

    15. SCHEDULE 15

      Modifications as from 1st April 1965 of Rating and Valuation Enactments

      1. Part I The Rating and Valuation Act 1925

        1. 1—4.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 5.(1) Section 9 (1) shall not apply to Greater London....

        3. 6.Section 10 (1) and (2) shall not apply to the...

        4. 7—9.. . . . . . . . . ....

        5. 10.Section 54 (1) shall not apply to the City or...

        6. 11—13.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Part II

        1. 14, 15.. . . . . . . . . ....

      3. Part III

        1. 16, 17.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 18.In section, 117 (8) of the Local Government Act 1929,...

        3. 19, 20.. . . . . . . . . ....

        4. 21.In section 144(1) of the said Act of 1948, in...

        5. 22—26.. . . . . . . . . ....

    16. SCHEDULE 16

      . . .

    17. SCHEDULE 17

      Miscellaneous Modifications of Enactments as from 1st April 1965

      1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 2.The Local Government Act 1888 shall have effect subject to...

      3. 3.. . . . . . . . . ....

      4. 4.In the Canals Protection (London) Act 1898, in section 7,...

      5. 5.. . . . . . . . . ....

      6. 6.In the Local Government Act 1929, in section 115 (7)—...

      7. 7.. . . . . . . . . ....

      8. 8.. . . . . . . . . ....

      9. 9.In the Civic Restaurants Act 1947— (a) for section I...

      10. 10.In section I (1) of the Prevention of Damage by...

      11. 11.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      12. 12.. . . . . . . . . ....

      13. 13.. . . . . . . . . ....

      14. 14.. . . . . . . . . ....

      15. 15.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      16. 16.. . . . . . . . . ....

      17. 17.. . . . . . . . . ....

      18. 18.(a) . . . . . . . . ....

      19. 19.. . . . . . . . . ....

      20. 20.In the Town and Country Planning Act 1959—

      21. 21.(1) In the Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act...

      22. 22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      23. 23.. . . . . . . . . ....

      24. 24.. . . . . . . . . ....

      25. 25.In the Trustee Investments Act 1961—, (a) in section 11(4)(a),...

      26. 26.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      27. 27.In the Local Government (Records) Act 1962—

      28. 28.In the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act 1963—

      29. 29.. . . . . . . . . ....

    18. SCHEDULE 18

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