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Local Government Act 1999

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25Coordination of inspections, &c

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(1)In arranging for or carrying out—

(a)inspections of best value authorities, or

(b)inquiries or investigations in relation to best value authorities,

a person or body to whom this section applies shall have regard to any guidance issued by the Secretary of State for the purposes of securing the coordination of different kinds of inspection, inquiry and investigation.

(2)This section applies to—

(a)the Audit Commission;

(b)an inspector, assistant inspector or other officer appointed under section 24(1) of the [1947 c. 41.] Fire Services Act 1947 (inspectors of fire brigades);

(c)Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in England;

(d)Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Schools in Wales;

(e)a person carrying out an inquiry under section 7C of the [1970 c. 42.] Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 (inquiries);

(f)a person carrying out an inspection under section 48 of the [1990 c. 19.] National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 (inspection of premises used for provision of community care services);

(g)a person conducting an inspection under section 80 of the [1989 c. 41.] Children Act 1989 (inspection of children’s homes, &c.) or an inquiry under section 81 of that Act (inquiries in relation to children);

(h)a person authorised under section 139A(1) of the [1992 c. 5.] Social Security Administration Act 1992 (reports on administration of housing benefit and council tax benefit);

(i)an inspector appointed under section 54 of the Police Act 1996 (inspectors of constabulary).

(3)The Secretary of State may by order provide for this section to apply to a person or body specified in the order.

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