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Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976

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81Repeals

(1)The enactments mentioned in the first and second columns of Schedule 2 to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.

(2)The Secretary of State may by order—

(a)repeal any provision of an Act passed before or in the same Session as this Act or of an order or other instrument made under or confirmed by an Act so passed if it appears to him that the provision is inconsistent with or has become unnecessary in consequence of any provision of this Act or corresponds to any provision repealed by this Act;

(b)amend any provision of such an Act, order or instrument if it appears to him that the provision requires amendment in consequence of any provision contained in this Act or any repeal made by virtue of the preceding paragraph;

and an order made in pursuance of this subsection may include such incidental or transitional provisions as the Secretary of State considers are appropriate in connection with the order.

(3)It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State, before he makes an order in pursuance of the preceding subsection amending or repealing any provision of a local Act, to consult each local authority which he considers would be affected by the amendment or repeal of that provision.

(4)The power to make orders conferred by subsection (2) of this section shall be exercisable by statutory instrument; and any statutory instrument made in the exercise of that power shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

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