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Local Government Act 2003

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33Interpretation of Chapter 1

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(1)The following are local authorities for the purposes of this Chapter—

(a)a county council;

(b)a county borough council;

(c)a district council;

(d)the Greater London Authority;

(e)a London borough council;

(f)the Common Council of the City of London, in its capacity as a local authority, police authority or port health authority;

(g)the Council of the Isles of Scilly;

(h)the Greater London Magistrates' Courts Authority;

(i)an authority established under section 10 of the Local Government Act 1985 (c. 51) (waste disposal authorities);

(j)a joint authority established by Part 4 of that Act (fire services, civil defence and transport);

(k)a joint planning board constituted for an area in Wales outside a National Park by an order under section 2(1B) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8);

(l)a fire authority constituted by a combination scheme;

(m)a police authority established under section 3 of the Police Act 1996 (c. 16).

(2)In this Chapter—

  • “functional body” has the same meaning as in the Greater London Authority Act 1999 (c. 29);

  • “Minister of the Crown” has the same meaning as in the Ministers of the Crown Act 1975 (c. 26).

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