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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Structural and boundary change in England

    1. Chapter 1 Structural and boundary change

      1. Change from two tiers to single tier of local government

        1. 1.“Principal authority” and “single tier of local government”

        2. 2.Invitations and directions for proposals for single tier of local government

        3. 3.Invitations, directions and proposals: supplementary

        4. 4.Request for Boundary Committee for England's advice

        5. 5.Boundary Committee's powers

        6. 6.Boundary Committee's procedure

        7. 7.Implementation of proposals by order

      2. Boundary change

        1. 8.Review by Boundary Committee of local government areas

        2. 9.Boundary Committee's review: consultation etc

        3. 10.Implementation of recommendations by order

      3. Implementation of changes

        1. 11.Implementation orders: provision that may be included

        2. 12.Provision relating to membership etc of authorities

        3. 13.Implementation orders: further provision

        4. 14.Regulations for supplementing orders

        5. 15.Incidental etc provision in orders or regulations

        6. 16.Agreements about incidental matters

        7. 17.Residuary bodies

        8. 18.Staff commissions

        9. 19.Certain county councils to be billing authorities

      4. Supplementary

        1. 20.Correction of orders

        2. 21.Pre-commencement invitations etc

        3. 22.Consequential amendments

        4. 23.Definitions for purposes of Chapter 1

    2. Chapter 2 Control of disposals etc

      1. 24.Authorities dissolved by orders: control of disposals, contracts and reserves

      2. 25.Directions: further provision about reserves

      3. 26.Directions: supplementary

      4. 27.Consideration to be taken into account for purposes of direction

      5. 28.Contraventions of direction

      6. 29.Power to amend

      7. 30.Definitions for purposes of Chapter 2

  3. Part 2 Electoral arrangements

    1. Chapter 1 Power of district councils in England to change electoral scheme

      1. Introductory

        1. 31.Schemes for elections

      2. Power of district councils to change to whole-council elections

        1. 32.Resolution for whole-council elections

        2. 33.Resolution for whole-council elections: requirements

        3. 34.Scheme for whole-council elections

        4. 35.Publicity

        5. 36.Notice to Electoral Commission

      3. Power of district councils to revert to partial-council elections

        1. 37.Resolution for elections by halves

        2. 38.Resolution for elections by halves: requirements

        3. 39.Resolution for elections by thirds

        4. 40.Resolution for elections by thirds: requirements

        5. 41.Publicity for resolution

        6. 42.Notice to Electoral Commission

        7. 43.Electoral Commission to consider whether electoral review is necessary

        8. 44.Electoral Commission to make order for new electoral scheme

        9. 45.Order for elections by halves: years in which elections are to be held

        10. 46.Orders for elections by halves: councillors to be elected at ordinary elections

        11. 47.Order for elections by thirds: years in which elections are to be held

        12. 48.Order for elections by thirds: councillors to be elected at ordinary elections

        13. 49.Order for elections by halves or elections by thirds: transitional provision

        14. 50.Power of Electoral Commission to make incidental etc provision

        15. 51.Position if Electoral Commission act under existing powers

        16. 52.Publicity for order by Electoral Commission

      4. Power of district councils to alter years of ordinary elections of parish councillors

        1. 53.Power of council to alter years of ordinary elections of parish councillors

      5. Amendment of existing provisions about schemes for ordinary elections

        1. 54.Amendment of existing provisions about schemes for ordinary elections

    2. Chapter 2 Miscellaneous

      1. Requests for single-member electoral areas in England

        1. 55.Requests for single-member electoral areas

      2. Electoral Commission and Boundary Committee: reviews and recommendations

        1. 56.Electoral Commission and Boundary Committee: reviews and recommendations

        2. 57.Procedure in connection with reviews

      3. Electoral areas in England

        1. 58.Metropolitan districts: councillors per ward

        2. 59.Change of name of electoral area

      4. Election dates

        1. 60.Power to change date of local elections to date of European Parliamentary general election

    3. Chapter 3 Consequential amendments

      1. 61.Consequential amendments

  4. Part 3 Executive arrangements for England

    1. 62.Executive arrangements for England

    2. 63.Discharge of functions

    3. 64.Changing governance arrangements

    4. 65.Referendum following petition

    5. 66.Elected mayors

    6. 67.Leader and cabinet executives (England)

    7. 68.Power to make incidental, consequential provision etc

    8. 69.Time limit for holding further referendum

    9. 70.Interpretation

    10. 71.Larger authorities to cease operating alternative arrangements

    11. 72.Failure to cease operating alternative arrangements

    12. 73.Sections 71 and 72: supplementary

    13. 74.Further amendments & transitional provision

  5. Part 4 Parishes

    1. Chapter 1 Parishes

      1. 75.Parishes: alternative styles

      2. 76.Appointed councillors

    2. Chapter 2 Power to promote well-being

      1. 77.Extension of power to certain parish councils

      2. 78.Community strategies

    3. Chapter 3 Reorganisation

      1. Key terms used

        1. 79.Community governance reviews

        2. 80.Community governance petitions

        3. 81.Terms of reference of review

      2. Undertaking community governance reviews

        1. 82.Council's power to undertake review

        2. 83.No review being undertaken: duty to respond to petition

        3. 84.Review being undertaken: duty to respond to petition

        4. 85.Power to respond to petition

      3. Reorganisation of community governance

        1. 86.Reorganisation of community governance

      4. Recommendations of review

        1. 87.Constitution of new parish

        2. 88.Existing parishes under review

        3. 89.New council: consequential recommendations

        4. 90.Council retained: consequential recommendations

        5. 91.Grouping or de-grouping parishes

        6. 92.County, district or London borough: consequential recommendations

      5. Duties of council undertaking review

        1. 93.Duties when undertaking a review

        2. 94.Recommendations to create parish councils

        3. 95.Electoral recommendations: general considerations

      6. Publicising outcome of review

        1. 96.Publicising outcome

      7. Miscellaneous

        1. 97.Supplementary regulations

        2. 98.Orders and regulations under this Chapter

        3. 99.Agreements about incidental matters

        4. 100.Guidance

        5. 101.Consequential amendments

        6. 102.Interpretation

  6. Part 5 Co-operation of English authorities with local partners, etc

    1. Chapter 1 Local area agreements and community strategies

      1. 103.Application of Chapter: responsible local authorities

      2. 104.Application of Chapter: partner authorities

      3. 105.“Local improvement targets”: interpretation

      4. 106.Duty to prepare and submit draft of a local area agreement

      5. 107.Approval of draft local area agreement by Secretary of State

      6. 108.Duty to have regard to local improvement targets

      7. 109.Designated targets

      8. 110.Revision and addition of targets

      9. 111.Designated targets: revision proposals

      10. 112.Approval of revision proposal

      11. 113.Duty to publish information about local area agreement

      12. 114.Preparation of community strategy

      13. 115.Orders under Part 1 of Local Government Act 2000: Wales

      14. 116.Health and social care: joint strategic needs assessments

      15. 117.Interpretation of Chapter

      16. 118.Transitional provision

    2. Chapter 2 Overview and scrutiny committees

      1. 119.Reference of matter by councillor to overview and scrutiny committee

      2. 120.Power of overview and scrutiny committee to question members of authority

      3. 121.Powers to require information from partner authorities

      4. 122.Overview and scrutiny committees: reports and recommendations

      5. 123.Joint overview and scrutiny committees: local improvement targets

      6. 124.Overview and scrutiny committees of district councils: local improvement targets

      7. 125.Guidance

      8. 126.Reference of local crime and disorder matters to crime and disorder committees etc

      9. 127.Overview and scrutiny committees: consequential amendments

      10. 128.Transitional provision

  7. Part 6 Byelaws

    1. 129.Alternative procedure for byelaws

    2. 130.Fixed penalties for breach of byelaws

    3. 131.Use of fixed penalty receipts

    4. 132.Guidance

    5. 133.Community support officers etc

    6. 134.Revocation of byelaws

    7. 135.Further amendments relating to byelaws

  8. Part 7 Best value

    1. Best value authorities

      1. 136.Parish councils and community councils etc not to be best value authorities

    2. Duties of best value authorities

      1. 137.Guidance about general best value duty

      2. 138.Involvement of local representatives

      3. 139.Abolition of performance indicators etc except for Welsh authorities

      4. 140.Abolition of best value performance reviews

    3. Powers to modify enactments etc

      1. 141.Consultation with and consent of Welsh Ministers

      2. 142.Power of Welsh Ministers to modify enactments obstructing best value etc

    4. Other

      1. 143.Grants to promote or facilitate exercise of functions by best value authorities

      2. 144.Best value: minor and consequential amendments

  9. Part 8 Local services: inspection and audit

    1. Chapter 1 Constitution of the Audit Commission

      1. 145.Membership

      2. 146.Change of name

    2. Chapter 2 Audit Commission and auditors: functions and procedure

      1. Benefits inspections

        1. 147.Powers of the Audit Commission relating to benefits

        2. 148.Benefit Fraud Inspectorate: transfers to the Audit Commission

      2. Interaction with other authorities

        1. 149.Interaction of the Audit Commission with other authorities

        2. 150.Interaction of benefits inspectors with the Audit Commission

      3. Inspections and audit

        1. 151.Powers of auditors and inspectors to obtain information

        2. 152.Inspections of best value authorities

      4. Studies and reports etc

        1. 153.National studies

        2. 154.Studies at request of particular bodies

        3. 155.Registered social landlords

        4. 156.Information about performance standards of local authorities etc

        5. 157.Reports on English local authorities

        6. 158.Reports categorising English local authorities

      5. Miscellaneous

        1. 159.Appointment of auditors

        2. 160.Inspection and disclosure of personal information

        3. 161.Right to make objections at audit

        4. 162.Appointment of auditor to carry out agreed audits

        5. 163.Consent for the purposes of agreed audit

        6. 164.Disclosure of information obtained by the Audit Commission or an auditor

        7. 165.Publication of information by the Audit Commission

    3. Chapter 3 Auditor General for Wales and auditors

      1. 166.Registered social landlords in Wales

      2. 167.Disclosure of information obtained by the Auditor General for Wales or an auditor

  10. Part 9 The Commission for Local Administration in England

    1. 168.Appointment and removal of Commissioners

    2. 169.Responsibilities of Commissioners

    3. 170.Annual reports

    4. 171.Power to investigate

    5. 172.Authorities subject to investigation

    6. 173.Matters subject to investigation

    7. 174.Complaints and matters coming to Commissioners' attention

    8. 175.Reports and statements of reasons

    9. 176.Power of Commissioners to make recommendations etc

    10. 177.Publication of reports etc by Commissioners

    11. 178.Making complaints etc electronically

    12. 179.Disqualifications

    13. 180.Expenses of the Commission

    14. 181.Delegation

    15. 182.Minor and consequential amendments

  11. Part 10 Ethical standards

    1. Chapter 1 Conduct of local authority members

      1. Codes of conduct

        1. 183.Conduct that may be covered by code

        2. 184.Certain references to code of conduct to include default code

      2. Conduct of members of authorities in England: assessment of allegations

        1. 185.Assessment of allegations

        2. 186.Information to be provided to Standards Board by relevant authority

      3. Conduct of local authority members: miscellaneous amendments

        1. 187.Chairmen of standards committees

        2. 188.Sub-committees of standards committees

        3. 189.Joint committees of relevant authorities in England

        4. 190.Standards Board for England: functions

        5. 191.Ethical standards officers: investigations and findings

        6. 192.Ethical standards officers: reports etc

        7. 193.Disclosure by monitoring officers of ethical standards officers' reports

        8. 194.Matters referred to monitoring officers

        9. 195.References to Adjudication Panel for action in respect of misconduct

        10. 196.Consultation with ombudsmen

        11. 197.Interim case tribunals

        12. 198.Case tribunals: England

        13. 199.Case tribunals: Wales

        14. 200.Exemption from Data Protection Act 1998

        15. 201.Supplementary and consequential provision

    2. Chapter 2 Employees

      1. 202.Politically restricted posts: grant and supervision of exemptions

      2. 203.Politically restricted posts: consequential amendments

      3. 204.Political assistants' pay

  12. Part 11 Joint Waste Authorities

    1. 205.Proposals for joint waste authorities in England

    2. 206.Consultation

    3. 207.Implementation of proposals by order

    4. 208.Membership of joint waste authorities

    5. 209.Consequential amendments

    6. 210.Joint waste authorities in Wales

    7. 211.Interpretation

  13. Part 12 Entities controlled etc by local authorities

    1. 212.Entities controlled etc by local authorities

    2. 213.Trusts

    3. 214.Further provision about orders

    4. 215.Exemptions from orders

    5. 216.Consequential amendments

    6. 217.Definition of certain terms in amended enactments: England

    7. 218.Definition of certain terms in amended enactments: Wales

  14. Part 13 The Valuation Tribunal for England

    1. 219.Establishment of the Tribunal

    2. 220.Consequential and transitional provision etc

  15. Part 14 Patient and public involvement in health and social care

    1. Local involvement networks

      1. 221.Health services and social services: local involvement networks

      2. 222.Arrangements under section 221(1)

      3. 223.Arrangements: power to make further provision

      4. 224.Duties of services-providers to respond to local involvement networks

      5. 225.Duties of services-providers to allow entry by local involvement networks

      6. 226.Local involvement networks: referrals of social care matters

      7. 227.Local involvement networks: annual reports

      8. 228.Transitional arrangements

      9. 229.Sections 221 to 228: interpretation and supplementary

    2. Abolition of Patients' Forums etc

      1. 230.Abolition of functions of Patients' Forums

      2. 231.Abolition of Patients' Forums

      3. 232.Abolition of Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health

    3. Consultation about health services

      1. 233.Duty to involve users of health services

      2. 234.Reports on consultation

  16. Part 15 Powers of National Assembly for Wales

    1. 235.Powers of National Assembly for Wales

  17. Part 16 Miscellaneous

    1. Exercise of functions by members of local authorities in England

      1. 236.Exercise of functions by local councillors in England

      2. 237.Exercise of functions under section 236: records

    2. Accounting

      1. 238.Amendments relating to capital finance and accounting practices

    3. Contracting out

      1. 239.Contracting out

  18. Part 17 Final provisions

    1. 240.Orders, regulations and guidance

    2. 241.Repeals

    3. 242.Financial provisions

    4. 243.Power to make further amendments and repeals

    5. 244.Extent

    6. 245.Commencement

    7. 246.Short title

  19. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Structural and boundary change: consequential amendments

      1. Part 1 Amendments of Local Government Act 1992

        1. 1.The Local Government Act 1992 (c. 19) is amended in...

        2. 2.In section 13 (reviews and recommendations), omit the following—

        3. 3.In section 14 (changes that may be recommended), omit the...

        4. 4.In section 15 (procedure on a review), omit subsection (7A)(a)....

        5. 5.Omit section 16.

        6. 6.In section 17 (implementation of recommendations by order), omit the...

        7. 7.Omit section 18.

        8. 8.In section 19 (regulations for supplementing orders), omit subsection (2)....

        9. 9.Omit sections 20 to 22.

        10. 10.In section 26 (orders, regulations and directions), omit the following—...

      2. Part 2 Other amendments

        1. Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70)

          1. 11.(1) The Local Government Act 1972 is amended as follows....

        2. Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74)

          1. 12.In Schedule 1A to the Race Relations Act 1976 (bodies...

        3. Rent Act 1977 (c. 42)

          1. 13.In section 62(1) of the Rent Act 1977 (registration areas),...

        4. Interpretation Act 1978 (c. 30)

          1. 14.In Schedule 1 to the Interpretation Act 1978 (words and...

        5. Coroners Act 1988 (c. 13)

          1. 15.In section 1 of the Coroners Act 1988 (appointment of...

        6. Local Government Finance Act 1988 (c. 41)

          1. 16.(1) The Local Government Finance Act 1988 is amended as...

        7. Food Safety Act 1990 (c. 16)

          1. 17.In section 27(5) of the Food Safety Act 1990 (appointment...

        8. Environment Act 1995 (c. 25)

          1. 18.(1) The Environment Act 1995 is amended as follows.

        9. Police Act 1996 (c. 16)

          1. 19.(1) The Police Act 1996 is amended as follows.

        10. Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

          1. 20.In Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information Act 2000...

        11. Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Act 2003 (c. 10)

          1. 21.(1) In the Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Act 2003, after section...

        12. Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 (c. 21)

          1. 22.(1) The Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 is amended...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Electoral arrangements: consequential amendments

      1. Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42)

        1. 1.Section 9 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989...

        2. 2.In subsection (11), in paragraph (a) of the definition of...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Executives: further amendments

      1. Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70)

        1. 1.The Local Government Act 1972 is amended as follows.

        2. 2.(1) Section 2 (constitution of principal councils in England) is...

        3. 3.(1) Section 3 (chairman) is amended as follows.

        4. 4.(1) Section 21 (constitution of principal councils in Wales) is...

        5. 5.(1) Section 79 (qualifications for election and holding office) is...

        6. 6.(1) Section 80 (disqualification for election and holding office) is...

        7. 7.(1) Section 100G (principal councils to publish additional information) is...

        8. 8.(1) Section 100J (application of Part 5A to new authorities,...

        9. 9.(1) Section 249 (honorary aldermen and freemen) is amended as...

        10. 10.(1) Section 270 (general provisions as to interpretation) is amended...

        11. 11.(1) Schedule 2 (constitution and membership of London borough councils)...

        12. 12.(1) Schedule 12 (meetings and proceedings of local authorities) is...

      2. Local Government Act 1974 (c. 7)

        1. 13.The Local Government Act 1974 is amended as follows.

        2. 14.(1) Section 30 (reports on investigation) is amended as follows....

        3. 15.(1) Section 34 (interpretation of Part 3) is amended as...

      3. Representation of the People Act 1983 (c. 2)

        1. 16.The Representation of the People Act 1983 is amended as...

        2. 17.In section 24 (returning officers: England and Wales) in subsection...

      4. Local Government Act 1985 (c. 51)

        1. 18.The Local Government Act 1985 is amended as follows.

        2. 19.(1) Section 35 (disqualification) is amended as follows.

      5. Local Government Finance Act 1988 (c. 41)

        1. 20.The Local Government Finance Act 1988 is amended as follows....

        2. 21.(1) Section 111 (interpretation of Part 8) is amended as...

      6. Local Government Act 2000 (c. 22)

        1. 22.The Local Government Act 2000 is amended as follows.

        2. 23.In section 29 (operation of and publicity for executive arrangements),...

        3. 24.In section 30 (operation of different executive arrangements), in subsection...

        4. 25.In section 33 (operation of alternative arrangements), before subsection (1)...

        5. 26.In section 83 (interpretation of Part 3) in the definition...

        6. 27.In section 105 (orders and regulations), in subsection (6) after...

        7. 28.After paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 (executive arrangements: further provision)...

        8. 29.(1) For the heading before paragraph 2 of Schedule 1...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      New arrangements for executives: transitional provision

      1. Part 1 Old-style leader and cabinet executive

        1. Application of Part

          1. 1.This Part applies to a local authority in England if,...

        2. Continued operation of existing executive

          1. 2.(1) The coming into force of section 62(5) does not...

        3. Change in form of executive

          1. 3.(1) The local authority must make a change in governance...

        4. Failure to change form of executive: automatic change

          1. 4.(1) This paragraph applies if the local authority does not...

        5. Interpretation

          1. 5.(1) In this Part— “LGA 2000” means the Local Government...

      2. Part 2 Mayor and council manager executive

        1. Application of Part

          1. 6.This Part applies to a local authority in England if,...

        2. Continued operation of existing executive

          1. 7.(1) The coming into force of section 62(6) does not...

        3. Change in form of executive

          1. 8.(1) The local authority must make a change in governance...

          2. 9.(1) This paragraph applies if the proposals drawn up in...

          3. 10.(1) This paragraph applies if the proposals drawn up in...

        4. Failure to change form of executive: automatic change

          1. 11.(1) This paragraph applies if the local authority does not...

        5. Interpretation

          1. 12.(1) In this Part— “LGA 2000” means the Local Government...

      3. Part 3 Other transitional provision

        1. 13.(1) The Secretary of State may by order make transitional,...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Parishes: further amendments

      1. 1.The Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70) is amended in...

      2. 2.(1) Section 9 (parish meetings and councils) is amended as...

      3. 3.(1) Section 10 (power to dissolve parish councils in small...

      4. 4.(1) Section 11 (orders for grouping parishes etc) is amended...

      5. 5.(1) Section 12 (provision supplementary to sections 9 to 11)...

      6. 6.(1) Section 16 (parish councillors) is amended as follows.

      7. 7.(1) Section 137 (power of local authorities to incur expenditure...

      8. 8.(1) Section 245 (status of certain districts, parishes and communities)...

      9. 9.(1) Schedule 3 (establishment of new authorities in England) is...

      10. 10.(1) The Local Government and Rating Act 1997 (c. 29)...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      Byelaws: further amendments

      1. Public Health Acts Amendment Act 1907 (c. 53)

        1. 1.In subsection (4) of section 82 of the Public Health...

      2. Public Health Act 1936 (c. 49)

        1. 2.In section 231(1) of the Public Health Act 1936 (byelaws...

      3. Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 (c. 22)

        1. 3.Omit subsections (2) and (3) of section 56 of the...

      4. Police Reform Act 2002 (c. 30)

        1. 4.(1) In paragraph 1(3)(a) of Schedule 4 to the Police...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      Amendments consequential on removing parish councils etc from best value duties

      1. Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (c. 65)

        1. 1.In section 2(1) of the Local Government, Planning and Land...

      2. Local Government Act 1999 (c. 27)

        1. 2.(1) The Local Government Act 1999 is amended as follows....

      3. Local Government Act 2003 (c. 26)

        1. 3.(1) The Local Government Act 2003 is amended as follows....

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      Best value: minor and consequential amendments

      1. Part 1 Part 1 of Local Government Act 1999

        1. 1.Part 1 of the Local Government Act 1999 (c. 27)...

        2. 2.(1) Section 1 (best value authorities) is amended as follows....

        3. 3.(1) Section 2 (power to extend or disapply) is amended...

        4. 4.(1) Section 2A (power of National Assembly for Wales to...

        5. 5.For the heading immediately preceding section 3 substitute “ Duties:...

        6. 6.(1) Section 4 (performance indicators and standards) is amended as...

        7. 7.In section 6 (best value performance plans), in subsections (2),...

        8. 8.In the heading immediately before section 7, at the end...

        9. 9.(1) Section 7 (audit of best value performance plans) is...

        10. 10.Omit section 8 (Audit Commission's code of practice and fees)....

        11. 11.In section 8A(5)— (a) in paragraph (a), for “Assembly” substitute...

        12. 12.In section 8B (auditor's duty in relation to codes) omit—...

        13. 13.In section 9 (response to audit)— (a) in subsections (1)...

        14. 14.(1) Section 10 (best value inspections by Audit Commission) is...

        15. 15.(1) Section 10A (best value inspections by Auditor General for...

        16. 16.In section 11 (inspectors' powers and duties), in subsection (4)(b)...

        17. 17.In section 12A(4)(b) (consultation about fees for inspections by Auditor...

        18. 18.In section 13 (reports by Audit Commission) omit subsection (5)...

        19. 19.In section 13A (reports by Auditor General for Wales), in...

        20. 20.In section 15(2) (Secretary of State's powers)—

        21. 21.(1) Section 23 (accounts) is amended as follows.

        22. 22.(1) Section 29 (modification for Wales) is amended as follows....

      2. Part 2 Other minor and consequential amendments

        1. Housing Associations Act 1985 (c. 69)

          1. 23.In section 75(1B) of the Housing Associations Act 1985 (functions...

        2. Railways and Transport Safety Act 2003 (c. 20)

          1. 24.In section 54 of the Railways and Transport Safety Act...

        3. Local Government Act 2003 (c. 26)

          1. 25.(1) The Local Government Act 2003 is amended as follows....

        4. Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 (c. 21)

          1. 26.(1) Section 24 of the Fire and Rescue Services Act...

        5. Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004 (c. 23)

          1. 27.(1) The Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004 is amended as...

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      Consequential amendments relating to change of name of the Audit Commission

      1. Amendment of references to the current name of the Commission

        1. 1.(1) In the provisions listed in sub-paragraph (2), in the...

      2. Amendment of references to the old name of the Commission

        1. 2.(1) In the provisions listed in sub-paragraph (2), in the...

      3. Repeal of provision in the Audit Commission Act 1998 (c. 18) relating to the previous change of name of the Commission

        1. 3.In Schedule 4 to the Audit Commission Act 1998 (transitional...

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      Benefit Fraud Inspectorate: transfer schemes

      1. Transfer of staff

        1. 1.Paragraphs 2 to 4 apply where the rights and liabilities...

        2. 2.(1) The individual's contract of employment— (a) is not terminated...

        3. 3.(1) A transfer scheme may make provision with respect to...

        4. 4.In paragraphs 2 and 3, “pension scheme” includes a scheme...

      2. Property, rights and liabilities etc.

        1. 5.(1) A transfer scheme may provide for the transfer of...

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      Schedule to be inserted in Audit Commission Act 1998

    12. SCHEDULE 12

      The Commission for Local Administration in England: minor and consequential amendments

      1. Part 1 Amendments of Part 3 of Local Government Act 1974

        1. 1.Part 3 of the Local Government Act 1974 (c. 7)...

        2. 2.In section 23(12) (three-yearly reviews by the Commission), for “complaints”...

        3. 3.(1) Section 26 (matters subject to investigation) is amended as...

        4. 4.(1) Section 28 (payments to complainants and persons assisting with...

        5. 5.(1) Section 29 (further provisions about investigations) is amended as...

        6. 6.(1) Section 31A (consideration of adverse reports) is amended as...

        7. 7.(1) Section 32 (law of defamation and disclosure of information)...

        8. 8.(1) Section 33 (consultation with other Commissioners etc) is amended...

        9. 9.(1) Section 33ZA (collaborative working between Local Commissioners and other...

        10. 10.In section 34(1) (interpretation of Part)— (a) in the definition...

        11. 11.(1) Schedule 4 (the Commission) is amended as follows.

        12. 12.In Schedule 5 (matters not subject to investigation), in paragraphs...

      2. Part 2 Other amendments

        1. Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 (c. 13)

          1. 13.(1) The Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967 is amended as follows....

        2. Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42)

          1. 14.(1) The Local Government and Housing Act 1989 is amended...

        3. Health Service Commissioners Act 1993 (c. 46)

          1. 15.(1) The Health Service Commissioners Act 1993 is amended as...

        4. Greater London Authority Act 1999 (c. 29)

          1. 16.In section 73(6) of the Greater London Authority Act 1999...

        5. Local Government Act 2000 (c. 22)

          1. 17.(1) The Local Government Act 2000 is amended as follows....

        6. Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003 (c. 43)

          1. 18.In section 114 of the Health and Social Care (Community...

    13. SCHEDULE 13

      Consequential amendments relating to joint waste authorities

      1. Part 1 Amendments of Local Government Act 1972

        1. 1.The Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70) is amended in...

        2. 2.In section 70 (restriction on promotion of Bills for changing...

        3. 3.In section 80(2) (disqualifications for election and holding office as...

        4. 4.In section 85(4) (vacation of office by failure to attend...

        5. 5.In section 86(2) (declaration by local authority of vacancy in...

        6. 6.In section 92 (proceedings for disqualification), after subsection (7) insert—...

        7. 7.In section 98(1A) (interpretation), after “joint authority,” insert “ a...

        8. 8.In section 100J (application to new authorities)—

        9. 9.In section 101(13) (arrangements for discharge of functions by local...

        10. 10.In section 146A(1) (joint authorities etc), after “joint authority,” insert...

        11. 11.In section 175(3B) (allowances for attending conferences and meetings), after...

        12. 12.In section 176(3) (payment of expenses of official visits), after...

        13. 13.In section 223(2) (appearance of local authorities in legal proceedings),...

        14. 14.In section 224(2) (arrangements by principal councils for custody of...

        15. 15.In section 225(3) (deposit of documents with proper officer of...

        16. 16.In section 228 (inspection of documents), after subsection (7A) insert—...

        17. 17.In section 229(8) (photographic copies of documents), after “joint authority”...

        18. 18.In section 230(2) (reports and returns), at the end insert...

        19. 19.In section 231(4) (service of notices on local authorities), after...

        20. 20.In section 232(1A) (public notices), after “joint authority” insert “...

        21. 21.In section 233(11) (service of notices by local authorities), after...

        22. 22.In section 234(4) (authentication of documents), after “joint authority” insert...

        23. 23.In section 239(4A) (power to promote or oppose local or...

        24. 24.In section 270(1) (general provisions as to interpretation), after the...

      2. Part 2 Other amendments

        1. Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (c. 56)

          1. 25.In section 69(1) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954...

        2. Trustee Investments Act 1961 (c. 62)

          1. 26.In section 11(4)(a) of the Trustee Investments Act 1961 (local...

        3. Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (c. 88)

          1. 27.In section 28(5)(a) of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (retention...

        4. Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 (c. 57)

          1. 28.In section 3(2)(b) of the Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act...

        5. Local Authorities (Goods and Services) Act 1970 (c. 39)

          1. 29.In section 1(4) of the Local Authorities (Goods and Services)...

        6. Employment Agencies Act 1973 (c. 35)

          1. 30.In section 13(7) of the Employment Agencies Act 1973 (interpretation),...

        7. Local Government Act 1974 (c. 7)

          1. 31.(1) Part 3 of the Local Government Act 1974 (Commission...

        8. Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (c. 37)

          1. 32.In section 28(6) of the Health and Safety at Work...

        9. Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (c. 57)

          1. 33.In section 44(1) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act...

        10. Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 (c. 80)

          1. 34.In section 5(3) of the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 (no...

        11. Rent Act 1977 (c. 42)

          1. 35.In section 14 of the Rent Act 1977 (landlord's interest...

        12. Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (c. 65)

          1. 36.(1) The Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 is...

        13. Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (c. 67)

          1. 37.In section 17(4) of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981...

        14. Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30)

          1. 38.(1) The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 is amended...

        15. Stock Transfer Act 1982 (c. 41)

          1. 39.In paragraph 7(2)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Stock Transfer...

        16. County Courts Act 1984 (c. 28)

          1. 40.In section 60(3) of the County Courts Act 1984 (right...

        17. Housing Act 1985 (c. 68)

          1. 41.(1) Section 4 of the Housing Act 1985 (descriptions of...

        18. Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (c. 70)

          1. 42.In section 38 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985...

        19. Local Government Act 1988 (c. 9)

          1. 43.In Schedule 2 to the Local Government Act 1988 (public...

        20. Housing Act 1988 (c. 50)

          1. 44.In Schedule 1 to the Housing Act 1988 (tenancies that...

        21. Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52)

          1. 45.In section 144(2)(a)(i) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (exceptions...

        22. Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42)

          1. 46.The Local Government and Housing Act 1989 is amended as...

          2. 47.In section 21(1) (interpretation of Part 1), after paragraph (g)...

          3. 48.In section 152(2) (interpretation of sections 150 and 151), after...

        23. Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c. 43)

          1. 49.In section 52(1A) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (payments...

        24. Local Government (Overseas Assistance) Act 1993 (c. 25)

          1. 50.In section 1(10) of the Local Government (Overseas Assistance) Act...

        25. Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (c. 53)

          1. 51.In section 3(2) of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration...

        26. Audit Commission Act 1998 (c. 18)

          1. 52.In Schedule 2 to the Audit Commission Act 1998 (accounts...

        27. Local Government Act 1999 (c. 27)

          1. 53.In section 1(1) of the Local Government Act 1999 (best...

        28. Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)

          1. 54.In Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information Act 2000...

        29. Local Government Act 2003 (c. 26)

          1. 55.(1) The Local Government Act 2003 is amended as follows....

    14. SCHEDULE 14

      Consequential amendments relating to entities controlled etc by local authorities

      1. Prevention of Corruption Act 1916 (c. 64)

        1. 1.(1) Section 4 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1916...

      2. Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70)

        1. 2.(1) Section 80 of the Local Government Act 1972 (disqualifications...

      3. Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (c. 65)

        1. 3.(1) The Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 is...

      4. Environment Act 1995 (c. 25)

        1. 4.(1) Paragraph 7 of Schedule 7 to the Environment Act...

      5. Local Government Act 2003 (c. 26)

        1. 5.(1) The Local Government Act 2003 is amended as follows....

      6. Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004 (c. 23)

        1. 6.(1) Section 48 of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004...

    15. SCHEDULE 15

      The Valuation Tribunal for England

      1. Introduction

        1. 1.Schedule 11 to the Local Government Finance Act 1988 (c....

      2. Establishment of the Tribunal

        1. 2.Before paragraph 1 (and the italic heading preceding it) insert—...

      3. Schedule 11 to be divided into Parts

        1. 3.(1) The entries in the first column of the following...

      4. Retention of existing arrangements for Wales

        1. 4.In paragraph 1 (establishment of tribunals)— (a) in sub-paragraph (1)...

        2. 5.After paragraph 1 insert— In this Part, references to a tribunal are references to...

        3. 6.(1) Omit paragraph 3 (transfer of jurisdiction of local valuation...

        4. 7.In paragraph 5(1) (regulations about membership of tribunals), in sub-paragraph...

        5. 8.In paragraph 6(1) (staff) omit “, so far as relating...

        6. 9.In paragraph 7(1) (accommodation and equipment) omit “, so far...

        7. 10.(1) For the italic heading before paragraph 8 substitute— “...

      5. Amendment of provisions relating to England and to Wales

        1. 11.Before paragraph 8(2) insert— Procedure (1) Regulations under paragraph A19 or paragraph 1 may include...

        2. 12.In paragraph 9(2) for “paragraph 1” substitute “ paragraph A19...

        3. 13.In paragraph 10(2) for “paragraph 1” substitute “ paragraph A19...

        4. 14.In paragraph 10A(2) for “paragraph 1” substitute “ paragraph A19...

        5. 15.In paragraph 11(1) for “paragraph 1” substitute “ paragraph A19...

        6. 16.In paragraph 12(1) for “paragraph 1” substitute “ paragraph A19...

        7. 17.After paragraph 12 insert— Meaning of tribunal In this Part references to a tribunal are—

        8. 18.(1) For the italic heading before paragraph 13 substitute— “...

        9. 19.In paragraph 15 for “paragraph 4” substitute “ paragraph A3...

    16. SCHEDULE 16

      Consequential amendments relating to the creation of the Valuation Tribunal for England

      1. House of Commons Disqualification Act 1975 (c. 24)

        1. 1.In Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the House of...

      2. Local Government Finance Act 1988 (c. 41)

        1. 2.The Local Government Finance Act 1988 is amended as follows....

        2. 3.(1) Section 55 (alteration of lists) is amended in accordance...

        3. 4.(1) Schedule 4A (non-domestic rating: new buildings (completion days)) is...

        4. 5.(1) Schedule 9 (non-domestic rating: administration) is amended in accordance...

      3. Land Drainage Act 1991 (c. 59)

        1. 6.(1) Section 45 of the Land Drainage Act 1991 (appeals...

      4. Local Government Finance Act 1992 (c. 14)

        1. 7.(1) Section 69 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992...

      5. Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c. 53)

        1. 8.(1) Schedule 1 to the Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992...

      6. Finance Act 2003 (c. 14)

        1. 9.(1) Section 78A of the Finance Act 2003 (disclosure of...

      7. Local Government Act 2003 (c. 26)

        1. 10.The Local Government Act 2003 is amended as follows.

        2. 11.(1) Section 105 (the Valuation Tribunal Service) is amended in...

        3. 12.In section 124 (general interpretation), omit the definition of “valuation...

        4. 13.(1) Schedule 4 (the Valuation Tribunal Service) is amended in...

      8. Constitutional Reform Act 2005 (c. 4)

        1. 14.The Constitutional Reform Act 2005 is amended as follows.

        2. 15.(1) Schedule 7 (protected functions of the Lord Chancellor) is...

        3. 16.(1) Schedule 14 (Judicial Appointments Commission: relevant offices and enactments)...

    17. SCHEDULE 17

      Powers of National Assembly for Wales

      1. 1.Schedule 5 to the Government of Wales Act 2006 (c....

      2. 2.In Part 1, after the heading “Field 12: local government”...

      3. 3.In Part 2, after paragraph 2 insert— Police areas A provision of an Assembly Measure cannot make any alteration...

      4. 4.In Part 3, after paragraph 7 insert— Police areas Part 2 does not prevent a provision of an Assembly...

    18. SCHEDULE 18

      Repeals

      1. Part 1 Structural and boundary change

      2. Part 2 Electoral arrangements

      3. Part 3 Executive arrangements

      4. Part 4 Parishes

      5. Part 5 Community strategies

      6. Part 6 Overview and scrutiny committees

      7. Part 7 Byelaws

      8. Part 8 Best value

      9. Part 9 Change of name of the Audit Commission

      10. Part 10 Interaction of the Audit Commission with other authorities

      11. Part 11 Studies and reports etc of the Audit Commission

      12. Part 12 Audit Commission and auditors: miscellaneous

      13. Part 13 Auditor General for Wales and auditors

      14. Part 14 The Commission for Local Administration in England

      15. Part 15 Ethical standards

      16. Part 16 Entities controlled etc by local authorities

      17. Part 17 Valuation tribunals

      18. Part 18 Patient and public involvement in health

      19. Part 19 Contracting out

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