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Greater London Authority Act 1999

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The Local Government Act 1972

Restriction on promoting Bills for changing local government areas etc

14In section 70 of the [1972 c. 70.] Local Government Act 1972 (restriction on promotion of Bills for changing local government areas etc) at the beginning there shall be inserted “(1)” and after the subsection so formed there shall be added—

(2)Subsection (1) above shall have effect as if the reference to a joint authority included a reference to the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority.

Members' interests in contracts etc

15In section 98 of the [1972 c. 70.] Local Government Act 1972 (members' interests in contracts: interpretation of sections 95 to 97) in subsection (1A) (extended meaning of local authority) after “a joint authority” there shall be inserted “, the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority”.

Powers with respect to emergencies and disasters

16In section 138 of the [1972 c. 70.] Local Government Act 1972 (powers of principal councils with respect to emergencies and disasters) in subsection (5) (expenses incurred by certain bodies in co-ordinating planning) for “London Fire and Civil Defence Authority” there shall be substituted “London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority”.

Information relating to matters affecting local government

17In section 142 of the [1972 c. 70.] Local Government Act 1972 (provision of information relating to matters affecting local government) after subsection (3) there shall be added—

(4)This section shall have effect as if any reference to a local authority included a reference to the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority.

Allowances for attending conferences and meetings

18In section 175 of the [1972 c. 70.] Local Government Act 1972 (allowances for attending conferences and meetings) in subsection (3B) (application in relation to joint authorities etc) after “In relation to” there shall be inserted “the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority or”.

Payment of expenses for official and courtesy visits etc

19In section 176 of the [1972 c. 70.] Local Government Act 1972 (payment of expenses for official and courtesy visits etc) in subsection (3) (which provides that local authority includes a joint authority) after “joint authority” there shall be inserted “and the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority”.

Power to prosecute or defend legal proceedings

20In section 222 of the [1972 c. 70.] Local Government Act 1972 (power of local authority to prosecute or defend legal proceedings) in subsection (2) (which provides that local authority includes the Common Council) after “Common Council” there shall be inserted “and the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority”.

General application of Part XI of the 1972 Act

21In Part XI of the [1972 c. 70.] Local Government Act 1972 (general provisions as to local authorities) after section 244 there shall be inserted—

244AApplication of this Part to London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority

This Part shall have effect as if any reference to a joint authority included a reference to the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority.

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