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Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004

Section 1: Fire and rescue authorities

13.This section defines what is meant in the Act by “fire and rescue authority” which can differ in constitution from area to area. The establishment and membership of metropolitan county fire and civil defence authorities is dealt with in section 26 of, and Schedule 11(2) to, the Local Government Act 1985 (c. 51). The London Fire and Civil Defence Authority became the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority under the Greater London Authority Act 1999 (c. 29) - see section 328.

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