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  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 Commission.

    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.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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

    14. 33A. Disclosure of information by Local Commissioner to Information Commissioner.

    15. 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.Subject to paragraphs 3 and 3A below, the amount of...

        2. 2.For the purposes of paragraph 1 above the Secretary of...

        3. 3.(1) The need element shall be subject to adjustment, in...

        4. 3A.(1) The needs element shall also be subject to adjustment,...

        5. 4.If, when the needs element for any year falls to...

      2. Part II The Domestic Element

        1. 5.(1) In each year an amount in the pound shall...

        2. 6.The amount of the domestic element payable to a local...

      3. Part III The Resources Element

        1. 7.No payment in respect of the resources element shall be...

        2. 8.In relation to the resources element, the national standard rateable...

        3. 9.(1) In relation to the resources element, the rateable value...

        4. 10.(1) Subject to any provision made by virtue of section...

        5. 11.(1) If, after the amount of the resources element payable...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      . . .

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      The Commissions

      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) Each Commission shall pay to or in respect of...

      3. Staff and accommodation

        1. 4.(1) Each of the Commissions may appoint a secretary, and...

      4. Proceedings of the Commissions

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

      5. Expenses of the Commissions

        1. 6.(1) Each of the Commissions shall be treated as if...

        2. 7.(1) Each Commission shall prepare an estimate of the expenses...

        3. 8.Where a Commission fail to submit an estimate of their...

        4. 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

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