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Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009

Section 96 – Dissolution of an EPB’s area

203.This section allows the Secretary of State to make an order to dissolve an EPB’s area and abolish the EPB.

204.An order dissolving an EPB cannot be made unless a majority of the councils whose territory is comprised in that EPB’s area have agreed to the dissolution. This applies to county councils and unitary district councils, but not district councils in a county council area.

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