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Local Government Act 2003

Section 99: Categorisation of English local authorities by reference to performance

283.Section 99 requires the Audit Commission to produce reports on its assessment of English local authorities’ performance, including placing authorities into one of a number of categories by reference to assessed performance. The Secretary of State may then make an order establishing the categorisation and identifying the authorities placed in each category. The Secretary of State has no power to place an authority in a category different to that in which it has been placed by the Audit Commission.

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