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Local Government Act 2003


4.The Act covers various aspects of local authorities and is in eight Parts:

  • capital finance etc and accounts (Part 1)

  • financial administration (Part 2)

  • grants etc (Part 3)

  • business improvement districts (Part 4)

  • non-domestic rates (Part 5)

  • council tax (Part 6)

  • housing finance etc (Part 7)

  • miscellaneous and general provisions (Part 8).

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