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Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009

Section 105 – Constitution and functions: economic development and regeneration

231.Subsection (1) enables the Secretary of State to make in relation to a combined authority any provision that may be made in relation to an EPB under section 91.

232.Subsection (2) provides that section 91(5), the duty to perform functions with a view to promoting economic development and regeneration, applies to the exercise of functions by a combined authority that are conferred on it by virtue of section 105(1).

233.Subsections (3) and (4) allow the Secretary of State by order to make in relation to a combined authority any provision that may be made in relation to an EPB with regards to funding. The order may only make provision in relation to the costs of a combined authority that are reasonably attributable to the exercise of its functions relating to economic development and regeneration.

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