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Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I General

    1. Highways

      1. 1–6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 7. Control of road-side sales.

    2. Housing

      1. 8.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 9, 10.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Heating etc

      1. 11. Production and supply of heat etc. by local authorities.

      2. 12. Provisions supplementary to s. 11.

    4. Land

      1. 13. Compulsory acquisition by local authorities of rights over land.

      2. 14. Injurious affection connected with certain land held by local authorities and acquired by agreement before 1st April 1974.

      3. 15. Power of local authorities to survey land which they propose to acquire compulsorily.

      4. 16. Power of local authorities to obtain particulars of persons interested in land.

    5. Bathing and boating

      1. 17. Byelaws about bathing and boating.

      2. 18. Licensing of pleasure boats and boatmen.

    6. Places of entertainment

      1. 19. Recreational facilities.

      2. 20. Provision of sanitary appliances at places of entertainment.

      3. 21. Appeal to county court against certain notices under s. 20.

      4. 22. Byelaws about fairs etc.

    7. Dangerous trees and excavations

      1. 23. Power of local authorities to deal with dangerous trees.

      2. 24. Provisions supplementary to s. 23.

      3. 25. Power of certain councils with respect to dangerous excavations.

      4. 26. Provisions supplementary to s. 25.

    8. Alterations of supplemental provisions of Public Health Acts

      1. 27. Alterations of supplemental provisions of Public Health Acts.

    9. Financial provisions

      1. 28. Funds of local authorities etc.

      2. 29. Repayment of unclaimed compensation etc. paid into court.

      3. 30. Power to forgo repayment of advances of remuneration paid to deceased employees.

      4. 31. Indemnities for officers of local authorities appointed as receivers or administrators.

    10. Miscellaneous

      1. 32. Power of local authorities to execute works outside their areas.

      2. 33. Restoration or continuation of supply of water, gas or electricity.

      3. 34.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 35. Removal of obstructions from private sewers.

      5. 36. Power of local authorities to appoint times and charges for markets.

      6. 37. Control of parking on areas used for loading or unloading goods vehicles.

      7. 38. Use of spare capacity of computers of local authorities.

      8. 39. Protection of members and officers etc. of local authorities from personal liability.

      9. 40. Local authorities not affected by trusts attaching to certain securities issued by them.

      10. 41. Evidence of resolutions and minutes of proceedings etc.

      11. 42. Certain future local Acts etc. to be subject to the planning enactments etc. except as otherwise provided.

      12. 43.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    11. Supplemental

      1. 44. Interpretation etc. of Part I.

  3. Part II Hackney carriages and private hire vehicles

    1. 45. Application of Part II.

    2. 46. Vehicle, drivers’ and operators’ licences.

    3. 47. Licensing of hackney carriages.

    4. 48. Licensing of private hire vehicles.

    5. 49. Transfer of hackney carriages and private hire vehicles.

    6. 50. Provisions as to proprietors.

    7. 51. Licensing of drivers of private hire vehicles.

    8. 52. Appeals in respect of drivers’ licences.

    9. 53. Drivers’ licences for hackney carriages and private hire vehicles.

    10. 54. Issue of drivers’ badges.

    11. 55. Licensing of operators of private hire vehicles.

    12. 56. Operators of private hire vehicles.

    13. 57. Power to require applicants to submit information.

    14. 58. Return of identification plate or disc on revocation or expiry of licence etc.

    15. 59. Qualifications for drivers of hackney carriages.

    16. 60. Suspension and revocation of vehicle licences.

    17. 61. Suspension and revocation of drivers’ licences.

    18. 62. Suspension and revocation of operators’ licences.

    19. 63. Stands for hackney carriages.

    20. 64. Prohibition of other vehicles on hackney carriage stands.

    21. 65. Fixing of fares for hackney carriages.

    22. 66. Fares for long journeys.

    23. 67. Hackney carriages used for private hire.

    24. 68. Fitness of hackney carriages and private hire vehicles.

    25. 69. Prolongation of journeys.

    26. 70. Fees for vehicle and operators’ licences.

    27. 71. Taximeters.

    28. 72. Offences due to fault of other person etc.

    29. 73. Obstruction of authorised officers.

    30. 74. Saving for certain businesses.

    31. 75. Saving for certain vehicles etc.

    32. 76. Penalties.

    33. 77. Appeals.

    34. 78. Application of provisions of Act of 1936.

    35. 79. Authentication of licences.

    36. 80. Interpretation of Part II.

  4. Part III Supplemental

    1. 81. Repeals.

    2. 82. Expenses etc.

    3. 83. Short title, commencement and extent.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Adaptation of enactments in connection with compulsory purchases of rights

      1. Part I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. Part II ADAPTATION OF PART I OF THE ACT OF 1965

        1. 6.In the Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 (hereafter in this Schedule...

        2. 7.For section 8 of the Act (which relates to cases...

        3. 8.The following provisions of the Act (which state the effect...

        4. 9.Section 11 of the Act (powers of entry) shall be...

        5. 10.Section 20 of the Act (compensation for short-term tenants) shall...

        6. 11.Section 22 of the Act (protection of acquiring authority’s possession...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      ENACTMENTS REPEALED

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