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Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009

Section 62 – Transfer schemes

140.This section places the Electoral Commission under a duty to produce one or more schemes for the transfer of property, rights and liabilities from the Electoral Commission to the Local Government Boundary Commission for England. The Electoral Commission is required to consult with the Secretary of State on this scheme and seek the consent of the existing Boundary Committee for England before making the scheme. This section requires the Electoral Commission to make such a scheme on or before 31 December 2009. If the Electoral Commission and existing Boundary Committee for England are unable to reach agreement on the provisions to be included in a scheme then the Secretary of State may by order specify such matters.

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