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Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009

Section 125 - Direction to prepare and submit draft multi-area agreement

282.This section provides for the Secretary of State, in response to a request made under section 124, to direct the responsible authority to prepare and submit a draft multi-area agreement. The Secretary of State may specify the period of time within which the draft multi-area agreement must be prepared. The Secretary of State can vary or revoke a direction (subsection (4)).

283.Subsections (2) and (3) specify the information that the draft multi-area agreement must include: the period of time for which the agreement has effect and in respect of each improvement target, who it relates to (see section 121(5)) and the geographic area covered by it if it does not apply to the whole area of the multi-area agreement.

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