Search Legislation

Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009

Section 35 – Mutual insurance: supplementary

102.Section 35(2) lists the qualifying authorities that are being provided with the power to become members of a mutual insurance body corporate.

103.The section defines the appropriate national authority, for the purpose of making regulations or issuing guidance, as the Secretary of State in relation to England and Welsh Ministers in relation to Wales.

104.The section provides that regulations under section 34 are to be made by statutory instrument and lays down the procedures to be followed. Regulations that (i) prescribe persons to whom mutual insurance bodies may provide insurance (ii) impose restrictions or conditions on the use of power by qualifying authorities or (iii) specify any guidance or document to which qualifying authorities must have regard are by negative resolution procedure in Parliament or the National Assembly for Wales, as appropriate. Regulations changing the authorities that are qualifying authorities are by affirmative resolution procedure in Parliament or the National Assembly for Wales, as appropriate.

Back to top


Print Options


Explanatory Notes

Text created by the government department responsible for the subject matter of the Act to explain what the Act sets out to achieve and to make the Act accessible to readers who are not legally qualified. Explanatory Notes were introduced in 1999 and accompany all Public Acts except Appropriation, Consolidated Fund, Finance and Consolidation Acts.


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources