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(1)Any power to make rules conferred on a commons council under section 31 includes power to vary or revoke the rules made by the council.
(2)An order under section 26 conferring a power to make rules may provide for the procedure to be followed in the exercise of the power (and may in particular require the consent of the appropriate national authority to be obtained before rules are made).
(3)The appropriate national authority may by direction revoke any rule made by a commons council.
(4)A direction under subsection (3) must set out the reason why the rule is being revoked.
(5)Before revoking any rule under subsection (3) the appropriate national authority must consult—
(a)the commons council; and
(b)any other person it thinks appropriate.
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