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Local Government Act 1974

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3Rate support grant orders

(1)The estimated aggregate amount of the rate support grants fixed in accordance with section 1(2) above for any year and the matters which under this Part of this Act are to be prescribed shall be fixed and prescribed by an order (in this Part of this Act referred to as a " rate support grant order ") made by the Secretary of State with the consent of the Treasury and after consultation with such associations of local authorities as appear to the Secretary of State to be concerned and with any local authority with whom consultation appears to him to be desirable.

(2)Every rate support grant order shall be laid before the Commons House of Parliament and shall not have effect until approved by a resolution of that House.

(3)Together with any rate support grant order laid before the Commons House of Parliament there shall be laid a report of the considerations leading to the provisions of the order, including the considerations leading to the determination of the amount available for grants and the portions mentioned in paragraphs (a) to (c) of section 1(2) above.

(4)A separate rate support grant order shall be made in advance for each year.

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