Search Legislation

Local Government Act 1974

Changes to legislation:

There are outstanding changes not yet made by the legislation.gov.uk editorial team to Local Government Act 1974. Those changes will be listed when you open the content using the Table of Contents below. Any changes that have already been made by the team appear in the content and are referenced with annotations. Help about Changes to Legislation

Close

Changes to Legislation

Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. Changes and effects are recorded by our editorial team in lists which can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area. Where those effects have yet to be applied to the text of the legislation by the editorial team they are also listed alongside the affected provisions when you open the content using the Table of Contents below.

  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Grants

    1. Rate support grants

      1. 1. Rate support grants.

      2. 2. Elements of rate support grants.

      3. 3. Rate support grant orders.

      4. 4. Variation of rate support grant orders.

      5. 5. Reduction of grants in case of default.

    2. Grants for particular purposes

      1. 6. Supplementary grants for transport purposes.

      2. 7. Supplementary grants towards expenditure with respect to National Parks.

      3. 8. Specific grants for purposes not covered by rate support grants.

      4. 9.Grants and loans by the Countryside Council for Wales

    3. Supplementary

      1. 10. Supplementary provisions for Part I.

  3. Part II Rating

    1. 11—14.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 15—19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 20.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 21, 22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Part III Local Government Administration

    1. 23. The Commissions for Local Administration.

    2. 23A. Annual reports for representatives etc.

    3. 24. Local Government Administration

    4. 25. Authorities subject to investigation.

    5. 26. Matters subject to investigation.

    6. 27. Provisions relating to complaints.

    7. 28. Procedure in respect of investigations.

    8. 29. Investigations: further provisions.

    9. 30. Reports on investigations.

    10. 31. Reports on investigations: further provisions.

    11. 31A. Consideration of adverse reports.

    12. 32. Law of defamation, and disclosure of information.

    13. 32A.Use of information by Local Commissioner in other capacity

    14. 33. Consultation between Local Commissioner, the Parliamentary Commissioner and the Health Service Commissioners and other Commissioners and Ombudsmen.

    15. 33ZA.Collaborative working between Local Commissioners and other Commissioners

    16. 33A. Disclosure of information by Local Commissioner to Information Commissioner.

    17. 34. Interpretation of Part III.

  5. Part IV Miscellaneous and General

    1. 35. Removal or relaxation of controls affecting certain local authority functions.

    2. 36. Recovery by local authorities of establishment charges.

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

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

    5. 39. Compensation for loss of office : extension of cases for which regulations may provide.

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

    7. 41. Expenses.

    8. 42. Minor and consequential amendments and repeals.

    9. 43. Short title, commencement, construction, application and extent.

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Termination or Modification of Certain Existing Grants

      1. Part I

        1. 1—5.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Part II Existing Grants for Highways and Public Transport

        1. 6.Subject to paragraph 8 below, on and after 1st April...

        2. 7.No grants shall be paid under section 34(2) of the...

        3. 8.(1) In any case where it appears to the Secretary...

        4. 9.(1) In any case where it appears to the Secretary...

      3. Part III Existing Grants for Other Specific Purposes

        1. 10.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 11.(1) The Secretary of State may from time to time,...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Elements of Rate Support Grants

      1. Part I The Needs Element

        1. 1. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        2. 2. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        3. 3. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        4. 3A. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        5. 4. Elements of Rate Support Grants

      2. Part II The Domestic Element

        1. 5. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        2. 6. Elements of Rate Support Grants

      3. Part III The Resources Element

        1. 7. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        2. 8. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        3. 9. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        4. 10. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        5. 11. Elements of Rate Support Grants

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      . . .

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      The Commission

      1. Disqualifications

        1. 1.(1) A person shall be disqualified for being appointed as,...

        2. 2.(1) So long as a Local Commissioner is responsible for...

      2. Remuneration, etc.

        1. 3.(1) The Commission shall pay to or in respect of...

      3. Staff and accommodation

        1. 4.(1) The Commission may appoint a secretary, and such other...

      4. Proceedings of the Commission

        1. 5.(1) The Commission may determine their own procedure, including the...

      5. Expenses of the Commission

        1. 6.(1) the Commission ... shall be treated as if they...

        2. 6A.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 7.(1) The Commission shall prepare an estimate of the expenses...

        4. 8.Where the Commission ... fail to submit an estimate of...

        5. 8A.. . . . . . . . . ....

        6. 12.. . . . . . . . . ....

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Matters not Subject to Investigation

      1. 1.The commencement or conduct of civil or criminal proceedings before...

      2. 2.Action taken by any police authority in connection with the...

      3. 3.(1) Action taken in matters relating to contractual or other...

      4. 4.Action taken in respect of appointments or removals, pay, discipline,...

      5. 5.(1) Any action taken by a local education authority in...

      6. 6.Action taken by an authority mentioned in section 25(1)(ba) or...

      7. 7.Action taken by an authority mentioned in section 25(1)(bd) of...

      8. 8.Action taken by the Urban Regeneration Agency which is not...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      RELAXATION AND REMOVAL OF CONTROLS

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      MINOR AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

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

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

      3. 3—10.. . . . . . . . . ....

      4. 11.. . . . . . . . . ....

      5. 12.. . . . . . . . . ....

      6. The Water Act 1973

        1. 13.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 14.In Schedule 6 to that Act, in paragraph (c) after...

      7. The Breeding of Dogs Act 1973

        1. 15.(1) Section 4 of the Breeding of Dogs Act 1973...

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Enactments Repealed

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources