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Local Government Act 1999

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(1)This section has effect in relation to any guidance issued by the Secretary of State under this Part.

(2)The Secretary of State—

(a)may issue guidance to or in respect of best value authorities generally or to or in respect of one or more particular authorities;

(b)may issue different guidance to or in respect of different authorities;

(c)must, before he issues guidance, consult the authorities concerned or persons appearing to him to represent them;

(d)must arrange for guidance to be published.

(3)Before issuing guidance under section 10 the Secretary of State shall, in addition to the consultation required by subsection (2)(c) above, consult the Audit Commission.

(4)Before issuing guidance under section 25 the Secretary of State shall, in addition to the consultation required by subsection (2)(c) above, consult the persons or bodies concerned.

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