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(1)At any time after the Board has in accordance with section 11 above issued revised guidelines under section 9 above, it may by notice in writing to any public body whose scheme it has approved require that body to review the scheme and submit to the Board a statement of its conclusions.
(2)After receiving a statement under subsection (1) above, the Board may by notice in writing require the public body to submit a revised scheme to the Board before such date as may be specified in the notice.
(3)Sections 12 to 14 above shall with the necessary modifications apply where a notice is given under subsection (2) above as they apply where a notice is given under section 7 above.
(1)Where a scheme prepared by a public body has been approved by the Board, either the public body or the Board may at any time by notice in writing to the other propose amendments to the scheme.
(2)The Board shall not exercise the power conferred by subsection (1) above except where it is satisfied that amendments of the scheme are appropriate because of changes in the functions of the public body or in the circumstances in which those functions are carried out.
(3)If the amendments proposed are agreed between the public body and the Board, either as proposed or with modifications, the scheme shall thereafter have effect subject to the amendments.
(4)If the amendments are not agreed, either the public body or the Board may refer the matter to the Secretary of State.
(5)On a reference under subsection (4) above, the Secretary of State may request the Board and the public body concerned to try to reach agreement on the amendments before a date specified by the Secretary of State; and if he does so he shall not exercise his powers under subsection (6) below before that date.
(6)On a reference under subsection (4) above, the Secretary of State may—
(a)determine that no amendments should be made, or
(b)himself decide upon the amendments to be made to the scheme (which may be the amendments proposed, either with or without modifications, or other amendments).
(7)Where in accordance with subsection (6) above the Secretary of State decides upon the amendments to be made to a scheme—
(a)he shall send a copy of the amendments to the Board and to the public body concerned, and
(b)the scheme shall thereafter have effect subject to the amendments.
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