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Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1981

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31(1)For subsections (2) to (4) of section 53 (amendment of community councils scheme) there shall be substituted the following subsections—

(2)The local authority shall consider any representations made under subsection (1) above and may amend the scheme in accordance with—

(a)the notified proposals; or

(b)those proposals as amended to take account of any such representations:

Provided that the scheme shall not be amended under paragraph (b) of this subsection unless public notice of the amendments to the proposals has been given with a further invitation to make representations under subsection (1) above.

(3)A decision of the local authority—

(a)to review, under subsection (1) above ; or

(b)to amend, under subsection (2) above,

a scheme, shall be by resolution passed by not less than two-thirds of the members voting thereon at a local authority meeting specially convened for the purpose with notice of the object..

(2)Sub-paragraph (1) above and, in so far as relating to section 53, Schedule 4 to this Act have no effect as regards the operation of section 53 in relation to proposals which, before the coming into force of this paragraph, were submitted to the Secretary of State, under subsection (3) of that section.

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