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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Rates, Precepts and Borrowing

    1. 1.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 2. Limitation of precepting powers.

    3. 3. Substituted rates and precepts.

    4. 4. Proceedings in respect of rates and precepts.

    5. 5.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

    6. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    7. 7. Interpretation and commencement of Part I.

  3. Part II Block Grant

    1. 8. Adjustments of distribution of block grant.

    2. 9. Information for purposes of block grant.

    3. 10. Block grant for Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District.

  4. Part III Accounts and Audit

    1. The Audit Commission

      1. 11. Establishment of Audit Commission.

    2. Audit of accounts

      1. 12. Accounts subject to audit.

      2. 13. Appointment of auditors.

      3. 14. Code of audit practice.

      4. 15. General duties of auditors.

      5. 16. Auditor’s right to obtain documents and information.

      6. 17. Public inspection of accounts and right of challenge.

      7. 18. Auditor’s reports.

      8. 18A. Additional publicity for auditors’ immediate reports.

      9. 19. Declaration that item of account is unlawful.

      10. 20. Recovery of amount not accounted for etc.

      11. 21. Fees for audit.

      12. 22. Extraordinary audit.

      13. 23. Regulations as to accounts.

      14. 24. Right to inspect statements of accounts and auditor’s reports.

      15. 25. Audit of accounts of officers.

      16. 25A. Power of auditor to issue prohibition order.

      17. 25AA. Restriction of power to issue prohibition order.

      18. 25B. Effect of and appeals against prohibition orders.

      19. 25C. Supplementary provisions as to prohibition orders.

      20. 25D. Power of auditor to apply for judicial review.

    3. Miscellaneous and supplementary

      1. 26. Studies for improving economy etc. in services.

      2. 27. Reports on impact of statutory provisions etc.

      3. 28. Furnishing of information and documents to Commission.

      4. 28AA. Collaborative studies of social services.

      5. 28AB. Studies of benefit administration at request of Secretary of State.

      6. 28AC. References and reports to Secretary of State.

      7. 28A.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. 28B. General functions of Commission in relation to registered social landlords.

      9. 28C. Provisions supplementary to s.28B.

      10. 28D. Functions of Commission in relation to audit of accounts of registered social landlords.

      11. 28E. Meaning of “the Corporation” and “registered social landlord”.

      12. 28F. Delivery of documents relating to police authorities to Secretary of State.

      13. 29. Miscellaneous functions of Commission.

      14. 30. Restriction on disclosure of information.

      15. 30A. Supply of benefit information to Commission.

      16. 31. Passenger transport executives and their subsidiaries.

      17. 32.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      18. 33. Commencement of Part III and transitional provisions.

      19. 34. Consequential amendments.

      20. 35. Orders and regulations.

      21. 36. Interpretation of Part III.

  5. Part IV Supplementary

    1. 37. Expenses.

    2. 38. Repeals.

    3. 39. Short title and extent.

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Rates and Precepts: Transitional Provisions

      1. 1.The following provisions of this Schedule apply where before the...

      2. 2.No rate or precept shall by virtue of section 3...

      3. 3.Where a rating authority has made a supplementary rate falling...

      4. 4.Where a person as tenant or licensee of any premises—...

      5. 5.Where a precepting authority has issued a supplementary precept falling...

      6. 6.A rating or precepting authority which has made a rate...

      7. 7.(1) A rating authority which has made a rate falling...

      8. 8.(1) Where a rating authority has made a supplementary rate...

      9. 9.In this Schedule any expression which is also used in...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Block Grant: Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District

      1. Interpretation

        1. 1.(1) In this Schedule— “gross rateable value”, in relation to...

      2. Payment of block grant

        1. 2.In section 53(1) and (8) of the principal Act, so...

        2. 3.. . . . . . . . . ....

      3. Calculation of block grant

        1. 4.(1) The amount of block grant payable to the Receiver...

      4. Adjustment of distribution of block grant

        1. 5.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph, the...

      5. Rate Support Grant Reports

        1. 6.In subsection (6)(a) of section 60 of the principal Act...

      6. Supplementary Reports

        1. 7.In the application of section 61 of the principal Act...

      7. Adjustment of block grant total

        1. 8.(1) In subsections (1) and (2) of section 62 of...

        2. 9.. . . . . . . . . ....

      8. Estimates and calculations

        1. 10.In section 66 of the principal Act, so far as...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      1. Status

        1. 1.The Commission shall be a body corporate.

        2. 2.The Commission shall not be regarded as acting on behalf...

      2. Functions of Secretary of State in relation to Commission

        1. 3.(1) The Secretary of State may give the Commission directions...

      3. Tenure of office of members

        1. 4.(1) Subject to the provisions of this paragraph, every member...

      4. Remuneration etc. of members

        1. 5.(1) The Commission shall pay to each member such remuneration...

      5. House of Commons disqualification

        1. 6.In Part III of Schedule 1 to the House of...

      6. Staff

        1. 7.(1) The Commission shall appoint a chief officer who shall...

        2. 8.(1) It shall be the duty of the Commission to...

      7. Financial provisions

        1. 9.Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below it shall be the duty...

        2. 10.(1) The Commission may borrow— (a) from the Secretary of...

        3. 11.(1) The Treasury may guarantee, in such manner and on...

        4. 12.(1) The Commission shall keep proper accounts and other records...

      8. Proceedings

        1. 13.(1) The Commission shall regulate its own proceedings.

        2. 14.(1) The application of the seal of the Commission shall...

      9. Annual report

        1. 15.(1) The Commission shall publish an annual report on the...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      . . .

    5. Schedule 5

      1. The Public Health Act 1875

        1. 1.In section 265 of the Public Health Act 1875, for...

      2. The Police Act 1964

        1. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. The Transport Act 1968

        1. 3.For section 14(3) of the Transport Act 1968 there shall...

        2. 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. The Local Government Act 1972

        1. 5.(1) In section 80(1)(e) of the Local Government Act 1972,...

        2. 6. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. The Land Drainage Act 1976

        1. 7.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. The Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980

        1. 8.(1) In section 2(7) of the Local Government, Planning and...

    6. Schedule 6

      Repeals

      1. Part I

      2. Part II

      3. Part III

      4. Part IV

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