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Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007

Section 198: Case tribunals: England

468.This section inserts sections 78A and 78B into the Local Government Act 2000 in respect of case tribunals in England. Section 78A provides a new power for the Secretary of State to make regulations concerning the sanctions which a case tribunal can impose. Section 78B provides that a case tribunal must give notice of its decision on a case to the Standards Board, the member who is the subject of the allegation, and the person who made the allegation. The case tribunal must also publish its decision in one or more local newspapers. New provision is also made for an appeal to the High Court against a decision by a case tribunal only to be possible where the permission of the High Court has been given.

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