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Part IE+W+S Citizen’s Charter Provisions

Performance standards of local authorities etc.E+W+S

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F1Ss. 1-7 repealed (11.9.1998) by 1998 c. 18, ss. 54(3), 55(2), Sch. 5

F2 1A Permitted methods of publishing information.E+W+S

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F2Ss. 1-7 repealed (E.W.) (11.9.1998) by 1998 c. 18, ss. 54(3), 55(2), Sch. 5S. 1A repealed (S.) (1.4.2003) by Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 (asp 1), ss. 60(1)(h), 62(2); S.S.I. 2003/134, art. 2(1), Sch.

F32 Directions under s. 1.E+W+S

(1)A direction under section 1 above requiring the publication of information shall—

(a)identify the financial year or years[F4or other periods] in relation to which the information is to be published;

(b)specify or describe the activities to which the information is to relate; and

(c)make provision as to the matters to be contained in the information and as to the form in which it is to be published.

(2)A direction under section 1 above—

(a)may be given so as to apply either to all the relevant bodies with which the Commission giving the direction is concerned or to all such bodies as are of a description specified in the direction; and

(b)may be varied or revoked by any subsequent direction under that section.

(3)Before giving a direction under section 1 above which imposes a new requirement on any relevant body as to the publication of any information the Audit Commission or Scottish Accounts Commission shall consult such associations of relevant bodies and such other persons as it thinks fit.

(4)A direction under section 1 above imposing a new requirement on any relevant body as to the publication of any information shall not be given any later than the 31st December in the financial year which precedes that in relation to which the information is to be published[F5or, where another period has, under section 1(1) above, been specified in the direction, than such date as is there specified for the purposes of this subsection.]

(5)Where the Audit Commission or the Scottish Accounts Commission gives a direction under section 1 above, it shall—

(a)publish the direction in such manner as it considers appropriate for bringing it to the attention of members of the public; and

(b)send a copy of the direction to every relevant body on whom duties are imposed by virtue of the direction.

(6)References in this section to the imposition of a new requirement on a relevant body as to the publication of information are references to—

(a)the imposition of any requirement by the first direction under section 1 above to apply to that body; or

(b)any subsequent extension of, or addition to, either—

(i)the matters to be contained in the information which that body are required to publish in relation to any financial year in pursuance of directions under section 1 above; or

(ii)the activities to which any such information is to relate.

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F3Ss. 1-7 repealed (E.W.) (11.9.1998) by 1998 c. 18, ss. 54(3), 55(2), Sch. 5

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Ss. 1-7 amended (19.9.1995) by 1995 c. 25, ss. 63(5), 125(2), Sch. 7 para. 19(1) (with ss. 7(6), 115, 117)

S. 2 amended (28.11.1994) by S.I. 1994/2825, reg. 51

F63 Functions of auditor and studies by the Commissions.E+W+S

(1)In section 15(1) of the 1982 Act (duties of auditors), at the end of paragraph (c) there shall be inserted and

(d)in a case where that body are required to publish information in pursuance of a direction under section 1 of the Local Government Act 1992 (publication of performance information), that that body have made such arrangements for collecting and recording the information, and for publishing it, as are required for the performance of their duties under that section.

(2)In section 99 of the 1973 Act (which makes corresponding provision for Scotland), at the end of paragraph (c) there shall be inserted and

(d)in a case where that body are required to publish information in pursuance of a direction under section 1 of the Local Government Act 1992 (publication of performance information), that body have made such arrangements for collecting and recording the information, and for publishing it, as are required for the performance of their duties under that section.

(3)The comparative and other studies which the Audit Commission is required to undertake or promote under section 26(1) of the 1982 Act, and those which the Scottish Accounts Commission is required to undertake or promote under section 97A(1) of the 1973 Act, shall include, in particular—

(a)studies designed to enable the Audit Commission or, as the case may be, the Scottish Accounts Commission to determine what directions it should give under section 1 above; and

(b)studies of information published in pursuance of directions under section 1 above which are designed to enable the Commission in question to determine, in relation to each financial year, what comparative information to publish itself about the standards of performance achieved by relevant bodies;

but neither Commission shall be required by section 26(4) of the 1982 Act or section 97A(3) of the 1973 Act to consult any person before undertaking or promoting a study falling within paragraph (a) or (b) above.

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Amendments (Textual)

F6Ss. 1-7 repealed (E.W.) (11.9.1998) by 1998 c. 18, ss. 54(3), 55(2), Sch. 5

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C2Ss. 1-7 amended (19.9.1995) by 1995 c. 25, ss. 63(5), 125(2), Sch. 7 para. 19(1) (with ss. 7(6), 115, 117)

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Amendments (Textual)

F7Ss. 1-7 repealed (11.9.1998) by 1998 c. 18, ss. 54(3), 55(2), Sch. 5

Auditors’ reports and recommendationsE+W+S

F85 Duty to consider auditor’s report or recommendation.E+W+S

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F8Ss. 1-7 repealed (E.W.) (11.9.1998) by 1998 c. 18, ss. 54(3), 55(2), Sch. 5

S. 5 repealed (S.) (1.4.2003) by Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 (asp 1), ss. 5(2), 62(2); S.S.I. 2003/134, art. 2(1), Sch.

F96 Publicity requirements for meetings under s. 5.E+W+S

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F9Ss. 1-7 repealed (E.W.) (11.9.1998) by 1998 c. 18, ss. 54(3), 55(2), Sch. 5

S. 6 repealed (S.) (1.4.2003) by Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 (asp 1), ss. 5(2), 62(2); S.S.I. 2003/134, art. 2(1), Sch.

Publication of information by the Audit CommissionE+W

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F10Ss. 1-7 repealed (11.9.1998) by 1998 c. 18, ss. 54(3), 55(2), Sch. 5

CompetitionE+W+S

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F118 Application of competitive tendering to professional services etc.E+W+S

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Amendments (Textual)

F11Ss. 8-11 repealed (E.W.) (2.1.2000) by Local Government Act 1999 c. 27, ss. 21(1)(d), 34, Sch. 2(1), Note; (S.) (1.4.2003) by Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 (asp 1), ss. 60(1)(h), 62(2); S.S.I. 2003/134, art. 2(1), Sch.

F119 Power to define conduct as competitive or anti-competitive.S

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F11Ss. 8-11 repealed (E.W.) (2.1.2000) by Local Government Act 1999 c. 27, ss. 21(1)(d), 34, Sch. 2(1), Note; (S.) (1.4.2003) by Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 (asp 1), ss. 60(1)(h), 62(2); S.S.I. 2003/134, art. 2(1), Sch.

F1110 Publicity for tender specifications.S

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F11Ss. 8-11 repealed (E.W.) (2.1.2000) by Local Government Act 1999 c. 27, ss. 21(1)(d), 34, Sch. 2(1), Note; (S.) (1.4.2003) by Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 (asp 1), ss. 60(1)(h), 62(2); S.S.I. 2003/134, art. 2(1), Sch.

F1111 Amendments of competition provisions.S

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F11Ss. 8-11 repealed (E.W.) (2.1.2000) by Local Government Act 1999 c. 27, ss. 21(1)(d), 34, Sch. 2(1), Note; (S.) (1.4.2003) by Local Government in Scotland Act 2003 (asp 1), ss. 60(1)(h), 62(2); S.S.I. 2003/134, art. 2(1), Sch.

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