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Local Government Act 2003

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Capital finance etc and accounts

    1. Chapter 1 Capital finance etc

      1. Borrowing

        1. 1.Power to borrow

        2. 2.Control of borrowing

        3. 3.Duty to determine affordable borrowing limit

        4. 4.Imposition of borrowing limits

        5. 5.Temporary borrowing

        6. 6.Protection of lenders

      2. Credit arrangements

        1. 7.“Credit arrangements”

        2. 8.Control of credit arrangements

      3. Capital receipts

        1. 9.“Capital receipt”

        2. 10.Non-money receipts

        3. 11.Use of capital receipts

      4. Investment

        1. 12.Power to invest

      5. Miscellaneous

        1. 13.Security for money borrowed etc

        2. 14.Information

      6. Supplementary

        1. 15.Guidance

        2. 16.“Capital expenditure”

        3. 17.External funds

        4. 18.Local authority companies etc

        5. 19.Application to parish and community councils

        6. 20.Directions

    2. Chapter 2 Accounts

      1. 21.Accounting practices

      2. 22.“Revenue account”

    3. Chapter 3 General

      1. 23.“Local authority”

      2. 24.Wales

  3. Part 2 Financial administration

    1. 25.Budget calculations: report on robustness of estimates etc

    2. 26.Minimum reserves

    3. 27.Budget calculations: report on inadequacy of controlled reserve

    4. 28.Budget monitoring: general

    5. 29.Budget monitoring: Greater London Authority

    6. 30.Authorisation of agreements during the prohibition period

  4. Part 3 Grants etc

    1. Chapter 1 Expenditure grant

      1. 31.Power to pay grant

      2. 32.Application to Greater London Authority

      3. 33.Interpretation of Chapter 1

    2. Chapter 2 Other grants etc

      1. 34.Best value grant: parishes

      2. 35.Best value grant: communities

      3. 36.Grants in connection with designation for service excellence

      4. 37.Emergency financial assistance to combined fire authorities

      5. 38.Loans by Public Works Loan Commissioners

      6. 39.Payments towards local authority indebtedness

      7. 40.Local government finance reports: Wales

  5. Part 4 Business improvement districts

    1. BID arrangements

      1. 41.Arrangements with respect to business improvement districts

      2. 42.Joint arrangements

      3. 43.Additional contributions and action

      4. 44.Duty to comply with arrangements

    2. BID levy

      1. 45.BID levy

      2. 46.Liability for BID levy

    3. Administration etc

      1. 47.BID Revenue Account

      2. 48.Administration of BID levy etc

    4. Procedure

      1. 49.BID proposals

      2. 50.Approval in ballot

      3. 51.Power of veto

      4. 52.Appeal against veto

      5. 53.Commencement of BID arrangements

    5. Miscellaneous

      1. 54.Duration of BID arrangements etc

      2. 55.Regulations about ballots

      3. 56.Power to make further provision

      4. 57.Crown application

      5. 58.Wales

      6. 59.Interpretation of Part 4

  6. Part 5 Non-domestic rates

    1. 60.Submission of proposed rating lists

    2. 61.Small business relief

    3. 62.Calculation of non-domestic rating multiplier

    4. 63.Rural settlement lists etc

    5. 64.Relief for registered community amateur sports clubs

    6. 65.Transitional relief

    7. 66.Rating of meters

    8. 67.Exemptions for agricultural buildings

    9. 68.Exemption for places of religious worship

    10. 69.Removal of power to prescribe rateable values

    11. 70.Local retention of rates

    12. 71.Adjustments for hardship relief

    13. 72.Provision of information

    14. 73.Interpretation of Part 5

  7. Part 6 Council tax

    1. Liability and amount of tax

      1. 74.Exception of students from joint and several liability

      2. 75.Second and empty homes

      3. 76.Billing authority’s power to reduce amount of tax payable

    2. Valuation lists and bands

      1. 77.Statutory revaluation cycle

      2. 78.Power to change number of valuation bands

      3. 79.Transitional arrangements

    3. Enforcement

      1. 80.Amendments relating to distress

      2. 81.Charging orders: aggregation

      3. 82.Quashing of liability orders

    4. Other

      1. 83.Major precepting authorities: combined fire authorities

      2. 84.Amendment of section 67 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992

      3. 85.Vacant dwellings: use of information obtained for council tax purposes

      4. 86.Repeal of section 31 of the Local Government Act 1999

  8. Part 7 Housing finance etc

    1. 87.Housing strategies and statements

    2. 88.Housing Revenue Account business plans

    3. 89.Housing Revenue Account subsidy: payment and calculation

    4. 90.Housing Revenue Account subsidy: negative amounts

    5. 91.Housing Revenue Accounts etc: adaptation of enactments

    6. 92.Local housing authority houses: rents

  9. Part 8 Miscellaneous and general

    1. Chapter 1 Miscellaneous

      1. Charging and trading

        1. 93.Power to charge for discretionary services

        2. 94.Power to disapply section 93(1)

        3. 95.Power to trade in function-related activities through a company

        4. 96.Regulation of trading powers

        5. 97.Power to modify enactments in connection with charging or trading

        6. 98.Procedure for orders under section 97

      2. Performance categories

        1. 99.Categorisation of English local authorities by reference to performance

        2. 100.Exercise of powers by reference to authorities' performance categories

      3. Contracting-out

        1. 101.Staff transfer matters: general

        2. 102.Staff transfer matters: pensions

      4. 2004 local government elections

        1. 103.Power to change date of elections in England

        2. 104.Power to change date of elections in Wales

      5. Valuation Tribunal Service

        1. 105.The Valuation Tribunal Service

        2. 106.Transfer to Service of property, rights and liabilities

      6. Audit Commission

        1. 107.Auditors' public interest reports: time allowed for consideration

        2. 108.Auditors' public interest reports: publicity

        3. 109.Registered social landlords

        4. 110.Financial year

        5. 111.Delegation

      7. Other

        1. 112.Standards Board for England: delegation

        2. 113.Standards committees and monitoring officers: delegation

        3. 114.Paid time off for councillors not to be political donation

        4. 115.Overview and scrutiny committees: voting rights of co-opted members

        5. 116.Local polls

        6. 117.Generally accepted accounting practice: power to amend enactments

        7. 118.Appropriate sum under section 137(4) of the Local Government Act 1972

        8. 119.Use of fixed penalties paid for litter and dog-fouling offences

        9. 120.Regulation of cosmetic piercing and skin-colouring businesses

        10. 121.Fire brigade establishment schemes: removal of Secretary of State’s functions

        11. 122.Repeal of prohibition on promotion of homosexuality

    2. Chapter 2 General

      1. 123.Orders and regulations

      2. 124.General interpretation

      3. 125.Application to Isles of Scilly

      4. 126.Financial provisions

      5. 127.Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

      6. 128.Commencement

      7. 129.Short title and extent

    1. Schedule 1

      Capital finance: parish and community councils and charter trustees

    2. Schedule 2

      Welsh local government finance reports

    3. Schedule 3

      Amendment of powers exercisable in relation to local authorities

    4. Schedule 4

      The Valuation Tribunal Service

    5. Schedule 5

      Transfer schemes: further provision

    6. Schedule 6

      Section 120: transition

    7. Schedule 7

      Minor and consequential amendments

    8. Schedule 8

      Repeals and revocations

      1. Part 1 Repeals

      2. Part 2 Revocations

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