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Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009

Section 111 – Review by authorities: existing combined authority

249.Section 111 allows one or more of the authorities under subsection (2) — an existing combined authority, a county council whose area or part of whose area is within an existing or proposed area of a combined authority, a district council whose area is within an existing or proposed area of a combined authority — to review a “combined matter”.

250.A combined matter is, in relation to an existing combined authority, any matter in respect of which the Secretary of State has power to make an order under sections 104, 105, 106 and 107 (relating to the constitutional arrangements, functions, funding, boundaries and dissolution of the combined authority) and also includes any matter concerning the combined authority that the combined authority itself can decide.

251.The review must relate to one or more existing areas or proposed areas of a combined authority.

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