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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Citizen’s Charter Provisions

    1. Performance standards of local authorities etc.

      1. 1. Publication of information as to standards of performance.

      2. 1A. Permitted methods of publishing information.

      3. 2. Directions under s. 1.

      4. 3. Functions of auditor and studies by the Commissions.

      5. 4. Application to parish and community councils and charter trustees.

    2. Auditors’ reports and recommendations

      1. 5. Duty to consider auditor’s report or recommendation.

      2. 6. Publicity requirements for meetings under s. 5.

    3. Publication of information by the Audit Commission

      1. 7. Publication of information by the Audit Commission.

    4. Competition

      1. 8. Application of competitive tendering to professional services etc.

      2. 9. Power to define conduct as competitive or anti-competitive.

      3. 10. Publicity for tender specifications.

      4. 11. Amendments of competition provisions.

  3. Part II Local Government Changes for England

    1. The Local Government Commission

      1. 12. The Local Government Commission for England.

    2. Functions of the Local Government Commission

      1. 13. Reviews and Recommendations

      2. 14. Changes that may be recommended.

      3. 15. Procedure on a review.

      4. 15A. Alternative procedure on a review

      5. 16. Consultation with the Audit Commission.

    3. Implementation of recommendations

      1. 17. Implementation of recommendations by order.

      2. 18. Consequences of structural changes etc.

      3. 19. Regulations for supplementing orders.

      4. 20. Agreements as to incidental matters.

      5. 21. Joint authorities.

      6. 22. Residuary bodies.

      7. 23. Staff commissions.

    4. Supplemental provisions of Part II

      1. 24. Abolition of the Local Government Boundary Commission for England.

      2. 25. Application of Part II to the Isles of Scilly.

      3. 26. Orders, regulations and directions under Part II.

      4. 27. Amendments relating to local government changes.

  4. Part III General

    1. 28. Interpretation.

    2. 29. Consequential amendment, repeals and saving.

    3. 30. Short title, commencement and extent.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Amendments of Competition Provisions

      1. The Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (c. 65)

        1. 1.In section 7(1B) of the 1980 Act (no failure to...

        2. 2.(1) In subsection (2) of section 9 of the 1980...

        3. 3.In section 13(2) of the 1980 Act (documents to be...

        4. 4.(1) In subsection (1) of section 16 of the 1980...

        5. 5.In section 18(2B) of the 1980 Act (auditor’s obligation to...

        6. 6.In section 19A(1) of the 1980 Act (conditions of enforcement)—...

        7. 7.(1) In section 19B of the 1980 Act (power to...

        8. 8.In section 20(2) of the 1980 Act (exclusion from references...

        9. 9.In section 23(1) of the 1980 Act (power to make...

      2. The Local Government Act 1988 (c. 9)

        1. 10.In section 2(3) of the 1988 Act (power to add...

        2. 11.In subsection (6) of section 4 of the 1988 Act...

        3. 12.In section 6(3) of the 1988 Act (application confined to...

        4. 13.In section 13(1) of the 1988 Act (conditions of enforcement),...

        5. 14.In section 14 of the 1988 Act (power to give...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      The Local Government Commission for England

      1. Membership

        1. 1.(1) The Local Government Commission (“the Commission”) shall consist of...

      2. Remuneration, pensions etc.

        1. 2.(1) The Commission shall pay to its members such remuneration,...

      3. Staff

        1. 3.(1) The Commission shall appoint a person to act as...

      4. Incidental powers

        1. 4.(1) Without prejudice to any powers exercisable apart from this...

      5. Proceedings

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

      6. Delegation of powers

        1. 6.Anything authorised or required by or under this Act to...

      7. Members’ interests

        1. 7.A member of the Commission who is directly or indirectly...

      8. Application of seal and proof of instruments

        1. 8.(1) The application of the seal of the Commission shall...

      9. Finances of the Commission

        1. 9.(1) The Secretary of State shall, in respect of each...

      10. Accounts

        1. 10.(1) The Commission shall— (a) keep proper accounts and records...

      11. The Parliamentary Commissioner

        1. 11.In the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967, in Schedule 2 (departments...

      12. House of Commons disqualification

        1. 12.In Schedule 1 to the House of Commons Disqualification Act...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Amendments consequential on Part II

      1. The Fire Services Act 1947 (c. 41)

        1. 1.In section 6 of the Fire Services Act 1947 (power...

        2. 2.In section 10 of that Act (schemes for combination of...

      2. The Police Act 1964 (c. 48)

        1. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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

        3. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. The Local Government Act 1972 (c.70)

        1. 6.In section 6(2)(c) of the 1972 Act (term of office...

        2. 7.(1) In subsection (6) of section 7 of the 1972...

        3. 8.In section 9(4) of the 1972 Act (parish meetings and...

        4. 9.In section 11(5)(a) of the 1972 Act (orders for grouping...

        5. 10.In subsection (2) of section 12 of the 1972 Act...

        6. 11.In section 30(1)(b) and (3) of the 1972 Act (restriction...

        7. 12.In section 54(1)(e) of the 1972 Act (proposals for change...

        8. 13.(1) In subsection (1) of section 60 of the 1972...

        9. 14.In section 61(1) of the 1972 Act (local inquiries), for...

        10. 15.(1) In subsection (1) of section 65 of the 1972...

        11. 16.(1) In subsection (1) of section 71 of the 1972...

        12. 17.In section 73(2) of the 1972 Act (alteration of local...

        13. 18.(1) In subsection (1) of section 78 of the 1972...

        14. 19.(1) In paragraph 7(1)(b) of Schedule 2 to the 1972...

        15. 20.In paragraph 10 of Schedule 3 to the 1972 Act...

      4. The Interpretation Act 1978 (c. 30)

        1. 21.In Schedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978, in the...

      5. The Banking Act 1987 (c. 22)

        1. 22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Repeals

      1. Part I Repeals relating to Part I

      2. Part II Repeals relating to Part II

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