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Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part 1 Democracy and involvement

    1. Chapter 1 Duties relating to promotion of democracy

      1. Duties of principal local authorities

        1. 1.Democratic arrangements of principal local authorities

        2. 2.Democratic arrangements of connected authorities

        3. 3.Monitoring boards, courts boards and youth offending teams

        4. 4.Lay justices

      2. Supplementary

        1. 5.Provision of information

        2. 6.Guidance

        3. 7.Isles of Scilly

      3. General

        1. 8.Orders

        2. 9.Interpretation

    2. Chapter 2 Petitions to local authorities

      1. Electronic petitions

        1. 10.Electronic petitions

      2. Petition schemes

        1. 11.Petition schemes

        2. 12.Petitions to which a scheme must apply

        3. 13.Requirement to acknowledge

        4. 14.Requirement to take steps

        5. 15.Requirement to debate

        6. 16.Requirement to call officer to account

        7. 17.Review of steps

        8. 18.Supplementary scheme provision

      3. Supplementary

        1. 19.Powers of appropriate national authority

        2. 20.Handling of petitions by other bodies

      4. General

        1. 21.Orders

        2. 22.Interpretation

    3. Chapter 3 Involvement in functions of public authorities

      1. 23.Duty of public authorities to secure involvement

      2. 24.Duty of public authorities to secure involvement: guidance

    4. Chapter 4 Housing

      1. 25.Establishment and assistance of bodies representing tenants etc

      2. 26.Consultation of bodies representing tenants etc

    5. Chapter 5 Local freedoms and honorary titles

      1. 27.Local freedoms

      2. 28.Power to amend law relating to local freedoms

      3. 29.Honorary titles

    6. Chapter 6 Politically restricted posts

      1. 30.Politically restricted posts

  3. Part 2 Local authorities: governance and audit

    1. Chapter 1 Governance

      1. 31.Scrutiny officers

      2. 32.Joint overview and scrutiny committees

      3. 33.Powers of National Assembly for Wales

    2. Chapter 2 Mutual insurance

      1. 34.Mutual insurance

      2. 35.Mutual insurance: supplementary

    3. Chapter 3 Audit of entities connected with local authorities

      1. Preliminary

        1. 36.Overview

        2. 37.Notification duties of local authorities

      2. Power to appoint auditor

        1. 38.Power to appoint auditor

        2. 39.Power to appoint replacement auditor

        3. 40.Exclusions

      3. Auditors

        1. 41.Eligibility for appointment

        2. 42.Terms of appointment

      4. Audit of accounts

        1. 43.Right of entity to appoint auditor to conduct statutory audit

        2. 44.Functions of auditor not appointed to conduct statutory audit

      5. Public interest reports

        1. 45.Public interest reports

        2. 46.Codes of practice

        3. 47.Access to information

        4. 48.Consideration of report by entity

        5. 49.Consideration of report by local authority

      6. Supplementary

        1. 50.Fees

        2. 51.Power of audit authority to require information

        3. 52.Subsidiaries of Passenger Transport Executives

      7. General

        1. 53.Regulations

        2. 54.Interpretation

  4. Part 3 Local government boundary and electoral change

    1. Establishment of the Local Government Boundary Commission for England

      1. 55.Local Government Boundary Commission for England

    2. Local Government Boundary Commission for England: functions relating to electoral change

      1. 56.Review of electoral arrangements

      2. 57.Requests for review of single-member electoral areas

      3. 58.Review procedure

      4. 59.Implementation of review recommendations

    3. Local Government Boundary Commission for England: functions relating to boundary change

      1. 60.Transfer of functions relating to boundary change

    4. Termination of involvement of Electoral Commission

      1. 61.Removal of functions relating to boundary and electoral change

      2. 62.Transfer schemes

    5. Transitional

      1. 63.Continuity of functions

      2. 64.Interim provision

    6. Miscellaneous

      1. 65.Electoral changes consequential on boundary change in England

      2. 66.Repeal of redundant provisions

    7. General

      1. 67.Consequential and supplementary provision

      2. 68.Interpretation

  5. Part 4 Local authority economic assessments

    1. 69.Local authority economic assessments

  6. Part 5 Regional strategy

    1. Regional strategy

      1. 70.Regional strategy

    2. Authorities relevant to this Part

      1. 71.Leaders’ Boards

      2. 72.Responsible regional authorities

    3. Sustainable development

      1. 73.Sustainable development

    4. Revisions of regional strategy

      1. 74.Review and revision by responsible regional authorities

      2. 75.Community involvement

      3. 76.Examination in public

      4. 77.Matters to be taken into account in revision

      5. 78.Approval of revision by Secretary of State

      6. 79.Reserve powers of Secretary of State

      7. 80.Revision: supplementary

    5. Implementation of strategy

      1. 81.Implementation

    6. Effect of strategy

      1. 82.Regional strategy as part of the development plan

      2. 83.Duties of regional development agencies

    7. Supplementary

      1. 84.Guidance and directions

      2. 85.Consequential provision

    8. General

      1. 86.Regulations

      2. 87.Interpretation

  7. Part 6 Economic prosperity boards and combined authorities

    1. EPBs and their areas

      1. 88.EPBs and their areas

    2. Constitution and functions of EPBs

      1. 89.Constitution

      2. 90.Constitution: membership and voting

      3. 91.Exercise of local authority functions

      4. 92.Funding

      5. 93.Accounts

      6. 94.Change of name

    3. Changes to and dissolution of an EPB’s area

      1. 95.Changes to boundaries of an EPB’s area

      2. 96.Dissolution of an EPB’s area

    4. Requirements in connection with orders about EPBs

      1. 97.Review by authorities: new EPB

      2. 98.Preparation and publication of scheme: new EPB

      3. 99.Requirements in connection with establishment of EPB

      4. 100.Review by authorities: existing EPB

      5. 101.Preparation and publication of scheme: existing EPB

      6. 102.Requirements in connection with changes to existing EPB arrangements

    5. Combined authorities and their areas

      1. 103.Combined authorities and their areas

      2. 104.Constitution and functions: transport

      3. 105.Constitution and functions: economic development and regeneration

      4. 106.Changes to boundaries of a combined authority’s area

      5. 107.Dissolution of a combined authority’s area

    6. Requirements in connection with orders about combined authorities

      1. 108.Review by authorities: new combined authority

      2. 109.Preparation and publication of scheme: new combined authority

      3. 110.Requirements in connection with establishment of combined authority

      4. 111.Review by authorities: existing combined authority

      5. 112.Preparation and publication of scheme: existing combined authority

      6. 113.Requirements in connection with changes to existing combined arrangements

    7. Supplementary

      1. 114.Incidental etc provision

      2. 115.Transfer of property, rights and liabilities

      3. 116.Consequential amendments

      4. 117.Orders

      5. 118.Guidance

      6. 119.Amendments relating to EPBs and combined authorities

      7. 120.Interpretation

  8. Part 7 Multi-area agreements

    1. Basic concepts

      1. 121.Multi-area agreements

      2. 122.Local authorities

      3. 123.Partner authorities

    2. Preparation and approval of multi-area agreements

      1. 124.Proposal for multi-area agreement

      2. 125.Direction to prepare and submit draft multi-area agreement

      3. 126.Preparation of draft multi-area agreement

      4. 127.Approval of draft multi-area agreement

      5. 128.Submission of existing multi-area agreement

      6. 129.Approval of existing multi-area agreement

    3. Effect of multi-area agreements

      1. 130.Duty to have regard to improvement targets

    4. Revision of multi-area agreements

      1. 131.Responsible authorities

      2. 132.Revision proposals

      3. 133.Preparation of revision proposal

      4. 134.Approval of revision proposal

    5. Information about multi-area agreements

      1. 135.Duty to publish information about multi-area agreement

    6. Supplementary and general

      1. 136.Consultation on guidance

      2. 137.Interpretation

  9. Part 8 Construction contracts

    1. 138.Application of construction contracts legislation

    2. 139.Requirement for construction contracts to be in writing

    3. 140.Adjudicator’s power to make corrections

    4. 141.Adjudication costs

    5. 142.Determination of payments due

    6. 143.Notices relating to payment

    7. 144.Requirement to pay notified sum

    8. 145.Suspension of performance for non-payment

  10. Part 9 Final

    1. 146.Repeals

    2. 147.Extent

    3. 148.Commencement: general

    4. 149.Commencement: construction contracts

    5. 150.Short title

    1. Schedule 1

      Local Government Boundary Commission for England

    2. Schedule 2

      Electoral change in England: considerations on review

    3. Schedule 3

      Electoral change in England: interim modifications of the Local Government Act 1992

    4. Schedule 4

      Boundary and electoral change: amendments

    5. Schedule 5

      Regional strategy: amendments

    6. Schedule 6

      EPBs and combined authorities: amendments

    7. Schedule 7

      Repeals

      1. Part 1 Politically restricted posts

      2. Part 2 Audit of entities connected with local authorities

      3. Part 3 Local government boundary and electoral change

      4. Part 4 Regional strategy

      5. Part 5 Construction contracts

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