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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.Power to erect flagpoles etc on highways

      2. 2.Control of scaffolding on highways

      3. 3.Control of mixing of mortar etc on highways

      4. 4.Conditions of consents for temporary deposits and excavations in highways

      5. 5.Unauthorised marks on highways

      6. 6.Revocation and amendment of orders prescribing new streets

      7. 7.Control of road-side sales

    2. Housing

      1. 8.Safety of certain unoccupied houses etc.

      2. 9.Byelaws about certain land held in pursuance of Part V of the Housing Act 1957

      3. 10.Revocation of closing order as respects part of premises to which it relates

    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 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.Access for removal, and storage before removal, of refuse etc from buildings

      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.Enforceability by joint planning boards etc of certain covenants

    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 Adaptation of part iii of schedule 1 to the act of 1946

        1. 1.In paragraph 9 of Schedule 1 to the Acquisition of...

        2. 2.In paragraph 10 of that Schedule (which relates to land...

        3. 3.In paragraph 11 of that Schedule (which relates to land...

        4. 4.In sub-paragraph (3) of the said paragraph 11, after the...

        5. 5.In paragraph 12 of that Schedule (which among other things...

      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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