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1 Relaxation of Ministerial control of authorities.E+W

(1)So much of the provisions mentioned in Schedule 1 to this Act—

(a)as makes the exercise of any power of a local authority subject—

(i)to a right of appeal to a Minister; or

(ii)to the provisions of regulations made by a Minister; or

(b)as confers upon a Minister any power to give a local authority directions or power to require a local authority to make bylaws; or

(c)as requires a local authority to make any report or give any notice to a Minister,

shall cease to have effect.

(2)The amendments specified in Schedule 2 to this Act shall have effect for the purpose of limiting—

(a)the powers of the Secretary of State and the Treasury to supervise local authorities, F1. . . and river purification authorities in the discharge of their functions relating to clean air and pollution ; and

(b)the powers of the Treasury to control rates of interest on sums payable to such authorities and to the Secretary of State in respect of expenses incurred by them in the discharge of such functions.

(3)The amendments specified in Schedule 3 to this Act shall have effect for the purpose of limiting the powers of Ministers to supervise local authorities in the discharge of their functions relating to amenity and connected matters.

(4)The amendments specified in Schedule 4 to this Act shall have effect for the purpose of limiting the Secretary of State’s powers to supervise local authorities in the discharge of their functions relating to . . . F2 trade.

(5)The amendments specified in Schedule 5 to this Act shall have effect for the purpose—

(a)of limiting the Secretary of State’s powers to supervise local authorities in the discharge of their functions relating to allotments; and

(b)of otherwise amending the enactments relating to the duties of the Secretary of State and of local authorities in relation to allotments.

(6)The amendments specified in Schedule 6 to this Act shall have effect for the purpose of limiting the powers of Ministers to control charges to be imposed by loacl authorities for the services provided by them and rates of interest to which local authorities may be entitled.

(7)The amendments specified in Part I of Schedule 7 to this Act shall have effect for the purpose of limiting the powers of Ministers to supervise local authorities in the discharge of their functions relating to highways.

(8)The amendments specified in Part II of that Schedule shall have effect in relation to the functions of local authorities relating to road traffic and to matters connected with those functions.

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E1This version of this provision extends to England and Wales only; a separate version has been created for Scotland only

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1 Relaxation of Ministerial control of authorities.S

(1)So much of the provisions mentioned in Schedule 1 to this Act—

(a)as makes the exercise of any power of a local authority subject—

(i)to a right of appeal to a Minister; or

(ii)to the provisions of regulations made by a Minister; or

(b)as confers upon a Minister any power to give a local authority directions or power to require a local authority to make bylaws; or

(c)as requires a local authority to make any report or give any notice to a Minister,

shall cease to have effect.

(2)The amendments specified in Schedule 2 to this Act shall have effect for the purpose of limiting—

(a)the powers of the Secretary of State and the Treasury to supervise local authorities, [F3and water authorities] in the discharge of their functions relating to clean air and pollution ; and

(b)the powers of the Treasury to control rates of interest on sums payable to such authorities and to the Secretary of State in respect of expenses incurred by them in the discharge of such functions.

(3)The amendments specified in Schedule 3 to this Act shall have effect for the purpose of limiting the powers of Ministers to supervise local authorities in the discharge of their functions relating to amenity and connected matters.

(4)The amendments specified in Schedule 4 to this Act shall have effect for the purpose of limiting the Secretary of State’s powers to supervise local authorities in the discharge of their functions relating to . . . F4 trade.

(5)The amendments specified in Schedule 5 to this Act shall have effect for the purpose—

(a)of limiting the Secretary of State’s powers to supervise local authorities in the discharge of their functions relating to allotments; and

(b)of otherwise amending the enactments relating to the duties of the Secretary of State and of local authorities in relation to allotments.

(6)The amendments specified in Schedule 6 to this Act shall have effect for the purpose of limiting the powers of Ministers to control charges to be imposed by loacl authorities for the services provided by them and rates of interest to which local authorities may be entitled.

(7)The amendments specified in Part I of Schedule 7 to this Act shall have effect for the purpose of limiting the powers of Ministers to supervise local authorities in the discharge of their functions relating to highways.

(8)The amendments specified in Part II of that Schedule shall have effect in relation to the functions of local authorities relating to road traffic and to matters connected with those functions.

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E2This version of this provision extends to Scotland only; a separate version has been created for England and Wales only

Amendments (Textual)

F3Words in s. 1(2)(a) substituted (1.4.1996) by S.I. 1996/973, reg. 2, Sch. para. 5

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