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Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (c. 56)E+W

1In section 69(1) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 (interpretation), in the definition of “local authority”, for the words from “or a joint authority” to the end substitute “ , a joint authority established by Part 4 of the Local Government Act 1985, an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 or a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act; ”.E+W

Trustee Investments Act 1961 (c. 62)E+W

2In section 11(4)(a) of the Trustee Investments Act 1961 (local authority investment schemes), after “Local Government Act 1985,” insert “ an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act, ”.E+W

Local Government (Records) Act 1962 (c. 56)E+W

3(1)The Local Government (Records) Act 1962 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 2(6) (acquisition and deposit of records), after “(waste regulation and disposal authorities)” insert “ , to an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, to a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act ”.

(3)In section 8(1) (interpretation), in the definition of “local authority”, after “(waste regulation and disposal authorities),” insert “ or an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 or a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act ”.

Local Government Act 1966 (c. 42)E+W

4In section 11(2) of the Local Government Act 1966 (grants for certain expenditure due to ethnic minority population), for the words from “and a joint authority” to the end substitute “ , a joint authority established by Part 4 of the Local Government Act 1985, an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 and a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act as it applies to a local authority. ”E+W

Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (c. 88)E+W

5In section 28(5)(a) of the Leasehold Reform Act 1967 (retention or resumption of land required for public purposes), after “Local Government Act 1985,” insert “ any economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, any combined authority established under section 103 of that Act, ”.E+W

Transport Act 1968 (c. 73)E+W

6In section 56(6) of the Transport Act 1968 (assistance towards capital expenditure on public transport facilities), after paragraph (bb) insert—E+W

(bc)a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;.

Local Government Grants (Social Need) Act 1969 (c. 2)E+W

7In section 1(3) of the Local Government Grants (Social Need) Act 1969 (provision for grants), for the words from “and a joint authority” to the end substitute “ , a joint authority established by Part 4 of the Local Government Act 1985, an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 and a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act. ”E+W

Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 (c. 57)E+W

8In section 3(2)(b) of the Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969 (employers exempted from insurance), after “Local Government Act 1985,” insert “ an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act, ”.E+W

Local Authorities (Goods and Services) Act 1970 (c. 39)E+W

9In section 1(4) of the Local Authorities (Goods and Services) Act 1970 (supply of goods and services by local authorities), in the definition of “local authority”, after “Local Government Act 1985,” insert “ any economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, any combined authority established under section 103 of that Act, ”.E+W

Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70)E+W

10The Local Government Act 1972 is amended as follows.E+W

11In section 70 (restriction on promotion of Bills for changing local government areas), in subsections (1) and (3), after “joint authority” insert “ , economic prosperity board, combined authority ”.E+W

12In section 80(2)(b) (disqualifications for election and holding office as member of local authority), after “joint authority,” insert “ economic prosperity board, combined authority, ”.E+W

13In section 85(4) (vacation of office by failure to attend meetings), after “joint authority” insert “ , an economic prosperity board, a combined authority ”.E+W

14In section 86(2) (declaration by local authority of vacancy in office), after “joint authority” insert “ , an economic prosperity board, a combined authority ”.E+W

15In section 92(7) (proceedings for disqualification)—E+W

(a)after “includes a joint authority” insert “ , an economic prosperity board and a combined authority ”;

(b)after “in relation to a joint authority” insert “ , an economic prosperity board or a combined authority ”.

16In section 98(1A) (interpretation of sections 95 and 97), after “joint authority,” insert “ an economic prosperity board, a combined authority, ”.E+W

17In section 99 (meetings and proceedings of local authorities), after “joint authorities,” insert “ economic prosperity boards, combined authorities, ”.E+W

18In section 100J (application of Part 5A to new authorities)—E+W

(a)in subsection (1), after paragraph (bb) insert—

(bc)an economic prosperity board;

(bd)a combined authority;;

(b)in subsection (2), in the words following paragraph (b), after “(bb)” insert “ , (bc), (bd) ”;

(c)in subsection (3), after “(bb),” insert “ (bc), (bd), ”;

(d)in subsection (4)(a), after “joint waste authority” insert “ , an economic prosperity board, a combined authority ”.

19In section 101(13) (arrangements for discharge of functions by local authorities), after “police authority,” insert “ an economic prosperity board, a combined authority, ”.E+W

20In section 142(1B) (provision of information etc relating to matters affecting local government), after “the Local Government Act 1985” insert “ , an economic prosperity board, a combined authority ”.E+W

21(1)Section 146A (application of provisions of Part 7 to joint authorities etc) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1), in the opening words—

(a)for “subsection (1A)” substitute “ subsections (1ZA), (1ZB) and (1A) ”;

(b)after “joint authority,” insert “ an economic prosperity board, a combined authority, ”.

(3)After that subsection insert—

(1ZA)In its application by virtue of subsection (1) to an economic prosperity board, section 111 has effect as if it did not permit the borrowing of money.

(1ZB)In its application by virtue of subsection (1) to a combined authority, section 111 has effect as if it permitted the borrowing of money for the purposes of the exercise by the authority of its transport functions only.

22In section 175(3B) (allowances for attending conferences and meetings), after “joint waste authority” insert “ , an economic prosperity board, a combined authority ”.E+W

23In section 176(3) (payment of expenses of official and courtesy visits), after “joint authority,” insert “ an economic prosperity board, a combined authority, ”.E+W

24In section 223(2) (appearance of local authorities in legal proceedings), after “joint authority,” insert “ an economic prosperity board, a combined authority, ”.E+W

25In section 224(2) (arrangements by principal councils for custody of documents), after “joint authority” insert “ , economic prosperity board, combined authority ”.E+W

26In section 225(3) (deposit of documents with proper officer of authority etc), after “joint authority” insert “ , an economic prosperity board, a combined authority ”.E+W

27In section 228(7A) (inspection of documents), after “joint authority” insert “ , an economic prosperity board, a combined authority ”.E+W

28In section 229(8) (photographic copies of documents), after “joint authority,” insert “ an economic prosperity board, a combined authority, ”.E+W

29In section 230(2) (reports and returns), after “joint authority” insert “ , an economic prosperity board, a combined authority ”.E+W

30In section 231(4) (service of notices on local authorities), after “joint authority,” insert “ an economic prosperity board, a combined authority, ”.E+W

31In section 232(1A) (public notices), after “joint authority,” insert “ an economic prosperity board, a combined authority, ”.E+W

32In section 233(11) (service of notices by local authorities), after “joint authority,” insert “ an economic prosperity board, a combined authority, ”.E+W

33In section 234(4) (authentication of documents), after “joint authority,” insert “ an economic prosperity board, a combined authority, ”.E+W

34In section 236(1) (procedure etc for byelaws), for “or an Integrated Transport Authority for an integrated transport area in England” substitute “ , an Integrated Transport Authority for an integrated transport area in England or a combined authority ”.E+W

35In section 236B(1) (power to revoke byelaws), after paragraph (d) insert ; E+W

(e)a combined authority.

36In section 238 (evidence of byelaws), in the opening words, for “or an Integrated Transport Authority for an integrated transport area in England” substitute “ , an Integrated Transport Authority for an integrated transport area in England or a combined authority ”.E+W

37In section 239(4A) (power to promote or oppose local or personal Bills), after “joint authority” insert “ , an economic prosperity board, a combined authority ”.E+W

38In section 270(1) (general provisions as to interpretation), at the appropriate places insert—E+W

combined authority” means a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;”;

“ “economic prosperity board” means an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;.

39In Schedule 12 (meetings and proceedings of local authorities), in paragraph 6A(1) (application of paragraph 1 to joint authorities), after “a joint authority” insert “ , an economic prosperity board, a combined authority ”.E+W

Employment Agencies Act 1973 (c. 35)E+W

40In section 13(7) of the Employment Agencies Act 1973 (interpretation: where Act does not apply), after paragraph (fza) insert—E+W

(fzb)the exercise by an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 of any of its functions;

(fzc)the exercise by a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act of any of its functions;.

Local Government Act 1974 (c. 7)E+W

41(1)The Local Government Act 1974 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 25(1) (authorities subject to investigation), after paragraph (cd) insert—

(ce)any economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(cf)any combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

(3)In section 26C (referral of complaints by authorities)—

(a)in subsection (6), after paragraph (d) insert—

(e)in relation to an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, a member of a constituent council of the board;

(f)in relation to a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act, a member of a constituent council of the authority.;

(b)after subsection (6) insert—

(7)For the purposes of subsection (6)(e)—

(a)a county council is a constituent council of an economic prosperity board if the area of the county council, or part of that area, is within the area of the board;

(b)a district council is a constituent council of an economic prosperity board if the area of the district council is within the area of the board.

(8)For the purposes of subsection (6)(f)—

(a)a county council is a constituent council of a combined authority if the area of the county council, or part of that area, is within the area of the combined authority;

(b)a district council is a constituent council of a combined authority if the area of the district council is within the area of the combined authority.

Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (c. 37)E+W

42In section 28(6) of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (restrictions on disclosure of information), after “Local Government Act 1985,” insert “ an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act, ”.E+W

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (c. 57)E+W

43In section 44(1) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (interpretation etc of Part 1), in the definition of “local authority”—E+W

(a)in paragraph (a), after “Local Government Act 1985,” insert “ an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act, ”;

(b)in paragraph (c), after “(joint waste authorities),” insert “ an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act, ”.

Race Relations Act 1976 (c. 74)E+W

44In Part 2 of Schedule 1A to the Race Relations Act 1976 (bodies and other persons subject to general statutory duty), at the appropriate places under the heading “Other Bodies, Etc” insert—E+W

An economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.”;

“A combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 (c. 80)E+W

45In section 5(3) of the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 (no statutory tenancy where landlord's interest belongs to Crown or to local authority, etc), after paragraph (bb) insert—E+W

(bbza)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(bbzb)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

Rent Act 1977 (c. 42)E+W

46In section 14(1) of the Rent Act 1977 (landlord's interest belonging to local authority, etc), after paragraph (cba) insert—E+W

(cbb)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(cbc)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

Protection from Eviction Act 1977 (c. 43)E+W

47In section 3A(8) of the Protection from Eviction Act 1977 (excluded tenancies and licences), after paragraph (a) insert—E+W

(aa)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(ab)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (c. 65)E+W

48The Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 is amended as follows.E+W

49In section 2(1) (duty of authorities to publish information), after paragraph (kaa) insert—E+W

(kab)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(kac)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

50In section 98(8A) (disposal of land at direction of Secretary of State), after paragraph (e) insert—E+W

(eza)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(ezb)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

51In section 99(4) (directions to dispose of land - supplementary), after paragraph (db) insert—E+W

(dbza)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(dbzb)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

52In section 100(1)(a) (meaning of “subsidiary”), after “Local Government Act 1985” insert “ , an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act ”.E+W

53In Schedule 16 (bodies to whom Part 10 applies), after paragraph 5B insert—E+W

5BZAAn economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

5BZBA combined authority established under section 103 of that Act.

Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (c. 14)E+W

54In section 4C(4)(e) of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 (power of senior traffic commissioner to give guidance and directions), after “Integrated Transport Authorities” insert “ , of combined authorities ”.E+W

Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (c. 67)E+W

55In section 17(4) of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (local authority and statutory undertakers' land), in paragraph (a) of the definition of “local authority”, after “Local Government Act 1985” insert “ , a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 ”.E+W

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (c. 30)E+W

56(1)The Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 33(9) (enforceability by local authorities of certain covenants relating to land)—

(a)in paragraph (a), after “Local Government Act 1985” insert “ , an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act ”;

(b)in paragraph (b), after “joint authority” insert “ , economic prosperity board, combined authority ”.

(3)In section 41(13) (lost and uncollected property), in the definition of “local authority”, after paragraph (e) insert—

(eza)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(ezb)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

Stock Transfer Act 1982 (c. 41)E+W

57In paragraph 7(2)(a) of Schedule 1 to the Stock Transfer Act 1982 (specified securities), after “Local Government Act 1985,” insert “ an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act, ”.E+W

County Courts Act 1984 (c. 28)E+W

58In section 60(3) of the County Courts Act 1984 (right of audience), in the definition of “local authority”, after “Local Government Act 1985,” insert “ an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act, ”.E+W

Local Government Act 1985 (c. 51)E+W

59The Local Government Act 1985 is amended as follows.E+W

60In section 72(5) (accounts and audit), after “the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority” insert “ and a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009. ”E+W

61(1)Section 73 (financial administration) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)Before “Each new authority” insert “ (1) ”.

(3)After the subsection (1) so formed insert—

(2)The reference in this section to a new authority includes a reference to a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

Transport Act 1985 (c. 67)E+W

62The Transport Act 1985 is amended as follows.E+W

63In section 27A(7)(b) (additional powers where service not operated as registered), for “or Integrated Transport Authority” substitute “ , Integrated Transport Authority or combined authority ”.E+W

64In section 64(1)(a) (consultation with respect to policies as to services), after “Integrated Transport Authority,” insert “ combined authority, ”.E+W

65In section 93(8)(b)(i) (travel concession schemes), after “integrated transport area” insert “ and a combined authority ”.E+W

66In section 106(4) (grants for transport facilities and services), after paragraph (a) insert—E+W

(aa)any combined authority;.

67In section 137 (general interpretation), after subsection (5) insert—E+W

(5A)References in this Act to a combined authority are references to a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

Housing Act 1985 (c. 68)E+W

68(1)Section 4 of the Housing Act 1985 (other descriptions of authority) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)(e), after “Local Government Act 1985,” (in both places) insert “ an economic prosperity board, a combined authority, ”.

(3)For subsection (2) substitute—

(2)In this section—

  • combined authority” means a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

  • economic prosperity board” means an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of that Act;

  • joint waste authority” means an authority established for an area in England by an order under section 207 of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007.

Housing Associations Act 1985 (c. 69)E+W

69In section 106 of the Housing Associations Act 1985 (minor definitions - general), in the definition of “local authority”—E+W

(a)after “the Local Government Act 1985” insert “ , an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act ”;

(b)after “such a joint authority,” insert “ such an economic prosperity board, such a combined authority, ”.

Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (c. 70)E+W

70In section 38 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (minor definitions), in the definition of “local authority”, after “Local Government Act 1985,” insert “ an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act, ”.E+W

Local Government Act 1986 (c. 10)E+W

71(1)The Local Government Act 1986 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 6(2)(a) (interpretation and application of Part 2), after the entry for “a joint authority established by Part 4 of the Local Government Act 1985,” insert—

an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009,

a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act,.

(3)In section 9(1)(a) (interpretation and application of Part 3), after the entry for “a joint authority established by Part 4 of the Local Government Act 1985,” insert—

a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009,.

Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (c. 31)E+W

72In section 58(1)(a) of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1987 (exempt landlords and resident landlords), for the words from “or a joint authority” to the end substitute “ a joint authority established by Part 4 of the Local Government Act 1985, an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 or a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act; ”.E+W

Local Government Act 1988 (c. 9)E+W

73In Schedule 2 to the Local Government Act 1988 (public supply or works contracts: the public authorities), after the entry for “An Integrated Transport Authority for an integrated transport area in England” insert—E+W

An economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

A combined authority established under section 103 of that Act.

Local Government Finance Act 1988 (c. 41)E+W

74The Local Government Finance Act 1988 is amended as follows.E+W

75In section 74 (levies), after subsection (7) insert—E+W

(8)For the purposes of this section—

(a)a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 shall be treated as a levying body with respect to which regulations may be made under subsection (2), and

(b)the reference in that subsection to the council concerned shall be treated as a reference to the combined authority's constituent councils.

(9)For the purposes of subsection (8)—

(a)a county council is a constituent council of a combined authority if the area of the county council, or part of that area, is within the authority's area;

(b)a district council is a constituent council of a combined authority if the area of the district council is within the authority's area.

(10)Regulations under this section by virtue of subsection (8) may only make provision in relation to the expenses of a combined authority that are reasonably attributable to the exercise of its functions relating to transport.

76In section 88B(9) (special grants), after paragraph (b) insert ; E+W

(c)a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

77In section 111(2) (authorities to which provisions about financial administration apply), after paragraph (i) insert—E+W

(ia)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009,

(ib)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act,.

78In section 112(2) (authorities to which requirement to make arrangements for administration of financial affairs applies), after paragraph (b) insert , E+W

(c)any economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

Housing Act 1988 (c. 50)E+W

79(1)The Housing Act 1988 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 74(8) (transfer of land and other property to housing action trusts), after paragraph (f) insert—

(fa)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(fb)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

(3)In paragraph 12(2) of Schedule 1 (local authority tenancies which cannot be assured tenancies), after paragraph (f) (and before the “and” following that paragraph) insert—

(fa)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(fb)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52)E+W

80In section 144(2)(a)(i) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (exceptions from requirement of third-party insurance or security), for the words from “or a joint authority” to the end substitute “ , a joint authority (other than a police authority) established by Part 4 of the Local Government Act 1985, an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 or a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act, ”.E+W

Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (c. 42)E+W

81(1)The Local Government and Housing Act 1989 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 4(6)(a) (authorities to which provisions about designation and reports of head of paid service apply), after “paragraphs (a) to (e)” insert “ , (ja) and (jb) ”.

(3)In section 13(9) (voting rights of members of certain committees), in the definition of “relevant authority”, for “(j)” substitute “ (jb) ”.

(4)In section 20(4)(a) (authorities to which duty to adopt certain procedural standing orders applies), for “(j)” substitute “ (jb) ”.

(5)In section 21(1) (authorities to which provisions about local authority members, officers, staff and committees apply), after paragraph (j) insert—

(ja)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(jb)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act.

(6)In section 152(2) (interpretation of sections 150 and 151), after paragraph (i) insert—

(iza)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(izb)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

(7)In section 157(6) (commutation of, and interest on, periodic payments of grants etc), after paragraph (i) insert—

(j)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009; and

(k)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

(8)In Schedule 1 (authorities to which provisions about political balance on local authority committees etc apply)—

(a)in paragraph 2(1)(a), for “(j)” substitute “ (jb) ”,

(b)in paragraph 4(1), in paragraph (a) of the definition of “relevant authority”, for “(j)” substitute “ (jb) ”.

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8)E+W

82(1)The Town and Country Planning Act 1990 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 252(12) (procedure for making of orders), in the definition of “local authority”, after “Local Government Act 1985,” insert “ an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009, a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act, ”.

(3)In paragraph 1(3) of Schedule 14 (procedure for footpaths and bridleways orders), in the definition of “council”, for the words from “or a joint authority” to the end substitute “ a joint authority established by Part 4 of the Local Government Act 1985, an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 or a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act; ”.

Local Government (Overseas Assistance) Act 1993 (c. 25)E+W

83In section 1(10) of the Local Government (Overseas Assistance) Act 1993 (power to provide advice and assistance), after paragraph (d) insert—E+W

(dza)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(dzb)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

Railways Act 1993 (c. 43)E+W

84The Railways Act 1993 is amended as follows.E+W

85In section 25(1) (public sector operators not to be franchisees)—E+W

(a)after paragraph (c) insert—

(ca)any combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;;

(b)in paragraph (d), for “or an Integrated Transport Authority for an integrated transport area in England” substitute “ , an Integrated Transport Authority for an integrated transport area in England or a combined authority ”.

86In section 149(5) (service of documents), in the definition of “local authority”, after “in England” insert “ and a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 ”.E+W

Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 (c. 40)E+W

87In section 79A of the Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994 (“Local authority”: England), after paragraph (m) insert—E+W

(ma)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(mb)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (c. 53)E+W

88In section 3(2) of the Housing Grants, Construction and Regeneration Act 1996 (ineligible applicants for grants), after paragraph (ja) (and before the “or” following that paragraph) insert—E+W

(jb)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(jc)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

Audit Commission Act 1998 (c. 18)E+W

89In paragraph 1 of Schedule 2 to the Audit Commission Act 1998 (authorities whose accounts are subject to audit in accordance with the Act) after paragraph (q) insert—E+W

(r)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(s)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act.

Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (c. 37)E+W

90In section 17(2) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (duty to consider crime and disorder implications), after the entry for “a joint authority” insert—E+W

a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;.

Local Government Act 1999 (c. 27)E+W

91In section 1(1) of the Local Government Act 1999 (best value authorities), after paragraph (h) insert—E+W

(ha)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(hb)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

Greater London Authority Act 1999 (c. 29)E+W

92In section 211(1) of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 (public sector operators for the purposes of Chapter 7 of Part 4 of that Act)—E+W

(a)after paragraph (c) insert—

(ca)any combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;;

(b)in paragraph (d), for “or an Integrated Transport Authority for an integrated transport area in England” substitute “ , an Integrated Transport Authority for an integrated transport area in England or a combined authority ”.

Local Government Act 2000 (c. 22)E+W

93In section 49(6) of the Local Government Act 2000 (principles governing conduct of members of relevant authorities), after paragraph (n) insert—E+W

(na)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009,

(nb)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act,.

Freedom of Information Act 2000 (c. 36)E+W

94In Schedule 1 to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (public authorities), in Part 2 (local government: England and Wales), after paragraph 19 insert—E+W

19AAn economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

19BA combined authority established under section 103 of that Act.

Transport Act 2000 (c. 38)E+W

95The Transport Act 2000 is amended as follows.E+W

96In section 108(4) (meaning of “local transport authority” for purposes of Part 2 of that Act), after paragraph (c) (and before the “or” following that paragraph) insert—E+W

(ca)a combined authority,.

97(1)Section 109 (further provision about plans: England) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (2A), after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ or a combined authority ”.

(3)In subsection (2B)—

(a)in the opening words, after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ or a combined authority ”;

(b)in paragraph (a), after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ or (as the case may be) the area of the combined authority ”;

(c)in paragraph (c), after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ or (as the case may be) the area of the combined authority ”.

98(1)Section 113 (role of metropolitan district councils) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (2), after “integrated transport area” insert “ or a combined authority for an area ”.

(3)In subsection (2A), after “Integrated Transport Authority” in each place insert “ or (as the case may be) the combined authority ”.

99(1)Section 124 (quality contracts schemes) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1A)—

(a)in the opening words, after “Integrated Transport Authority” in each place insert “ or combined authority ”;

(b)in paragraph (c), after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ or the combined authority ”.

(3)In subsection (1B)(a)—

(a)after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ or combined authority ”;

(b)after “Integrated Transport Authorities” insert “ or combined authorities ”.

(4)In subsection (11)—

(a)after “Integrated Transport Authority”, in each place, insert “ or combined authority ”;

(b)in paragraph (b)(ii), after “Integrated Transport Authorities” insert “ or combined authorities ”.

100(1)Section 157 (grants) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)After subsection (1) insert—

(1A)The Secretary of State may, with the approval of the Treasury, make grants to a combined authority for the purpose of enabling the authority to carry out any of their functions.

(3)In the heading, after “Authorities” insert “ and combined authorities ”.

101In section 162 (interpretation of Part 2), after subsection (5) insert—E+W

(5A)In this Part “combined authority” means a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

102(1)Section 163 (charging schemes: preliminary) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (3), in each of paragraphs (bb) and (cc), after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ or combined authority ”.

(3)In subsection (4A), after “integrated transport area” insert “ or combined authority ”.

(4)After subsection (5) insert—

(5A)In this Part “combined authority” means a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

103(1)Section 164 (local charging schemes) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (2), after “integrated transport area” insert “ or the area of a combined authority ”.

(3)In subsection (3)—

(a)in the opening words, after “integrated transport area” insert “ or the area of a combined authority ”;

(b)in paragraph (b), after “integrated transport area” insert “ or (as the case may be) the combined authority ”.

104(1)Section 165 (joint local charging schemes) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (2), after “integrated transport area” insert “ or the area of a combined authority ”.

(3)In subsection (3)—

(a)in the opening words, after “integrated transport area” insert “ or the area of a combined authority ”;

(b)in paragraph (b), after “integrated transport area” insert “ or (as the case may be) the combined authority. ”

105In section 165A(1)(b) (joint local-ITA charging schemes), after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ or (as the case may be) the area of the combined authority. ”E+W

106(1)Section 166 (joint local-London charging schemes) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (2), after “integrated transport area” insert “ or the area of a combined authority ”.

(3)In subsection (3)—

(a)in the opening words, after “integrated transport area” insert “ or the area of a combined authority ”;

(b)after paragraph (b) (and before the “and” following that paragraph) insert “ or (as the case may be) the combined authority ”.

107(1)Section 166A (joint ITA-London charging schemes) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1)(b), after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ or (as the case may be) the area of the combined authority. ”

(3)In subsection (3)(b), after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ or combined authority ”.

108In section 167(2)(b) (trunk road charging schemes), after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ , a combined authority ”.E+W

109In section 168(2) (charging schemes to be made by order)—E+W

(a)after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ , a combined authority ”;

(b)for “or the Integrated Transport Authority” substitute “ , the Integrated Transport Authority or the combined authority ”.

110(1)Section 170 (charging schemes: consultation and inquiries) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In subsection (1A)(b), after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ or a combined authority ”.

(3)In subsection (7)(a), for “or Integrated Transport Authority” substitute “ , Integrated Transport Authority or combined authority ”.

111In section 177A(1) (power to require information), for “or Integrated Transport Authority” substitute “ , Integrated Transport Authority or combined authority ”.E+W

112In section 193(1) (guidance), after “Integrated Transport Authorities” insert “ , combined authorities ”.E+W

113In section 194 (information), in each of subsections (1), (2) and (6) for “or Integrated Transport Authority” substitute “ , Integrated Transport Authority or combined authority ”.E+W

114In section 198(1) (interpretation of Part 3), at the appropriate place insert—E+W

combined authority” has the meaning given by section 163(5A),.

115(1)Schedule 12 (road user charging and workplace parking levy: financial powers) is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In paragraph 2(4), for “or Integrated Transport Authority” substitute “ , Integrated Transport Authority or combined authority ”.

(3)In paragraph 3(2), for “or Integrated Transport Authority” substitute “ , Integrated Transport Authority or combined authority ”.

(4)In paragraph 7(5)(c), after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ or combined authority ”.

(5)In paragraph 8—

(a)in sub-paragraph (3)(aa), after “Integrated Transport Authorities” insert “ and combined authorities ”;

(b)in sub-paragraph (4)(aa) after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ or combined authority ”.

(6)In paragraph 11A—

(a)in sub-paragraph (1), after “Integrated Transport Authority's” insert “or combined authority's”;

(b)in sub-paragraph (4), for “integrated transport area of the Authority” substitute “ integrated transport area of the Integrated Transport Authority or (as the case may be) the area of the combined authority ”.

(7)In paragraph 11B(1), after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ or a combined authority ”.

(8)In paragraph 11C, in each of sub-paragraphs (1) and (3), after “Integrated Transport Authority” insert “ or a combined authority ”.

Police Reform Act 2002 (c. 30)E+W

116In Schedule 4 to the Police Reform Act 2002 (police civilians), in paragraph 2(6E) (powers of community support officers to detain, etc) after paragraph (d) insert—E+W

(da)a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;.

Local Government Act 2003 (c. 26)E+W

117(1)The Local Government Act 2003 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 23 (authorities to which provisions about capital finance and accounts apply), after subsection (3) insert—

(4)This Part, other than sections 1 to 8, 13 and 17 (borrowing etc), applies in relation to an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 as it applies in relation to a local authority.

(5)This Part applies in relation to a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act as it applies in relation to a local authority, except that section 1 confers power on such a combined authority to borrow money for a purpose relevant to its transport functions only.

(3)In section 33(1) (authorities to which provisions about expenditure grant apply), after paragraph (ja) insert—

(jb)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(jc)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

Courts Act 2003 (c. 39)E+W

118In section 41(6) of the Courts Act 2003 (disqualification of lay justices who are members of local authorities), after paragraph (e) insert—E+W

(ea)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009,

(eb)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act,.

Railways Act 2005 (c. 14)E+W

119In section 33(2) of the Railways Act 2005 (persons on whom closure requirements may be imposed), after paragraph (d) insert—E+W

(da)a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;.

Concessionary Bus Travel Act 2007 (c. 13)E+W

120In section 9(6)(b) of the Concessionary Bus Travel Act 2007 (variation of reimbursement and other administrative arrangements), for “or Integrated Transport Authority” substitute “ , Integrated Transport Authority or combined authority ”.E+W

Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 (c. 28)E+W

121(1)The Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 is amended as follows.E+W

(2)In section 23(1) (definitions for purposes of Chapter 1), in the definition of “public body”, after paragraph (e) insert—

(f)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(g)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

(3)In section 104(2) (application of Chapter 1 of Part 5: partner authorities), after paragraph (i) insert—

(ia)an economic prosperity board established under section 88 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009;

(ib)a combined authority established under section 103 of that Act;.

Local Transport Act 2008 (c. 26)E+W

122The Local Transport Act 2008 is amended as follows.E+W

123In section 79(1)(b) (provision that may be made in an order under section 78) for “or 88” substitute “ , 88 or 89A ”.E+W

124In section 86(3) (delegation of functions of the Secretary of State), after “section 90 or 91” insert “ of this Act or section 106 or 107 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009. ”E+W

125In section 87(5) (delegation of local authority functions), after “section 90 or 91” insert “ of this Act or section 106 or 107 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009. ”E+W

126In section 88(1)(b) (conferral of a power to direct), after “section 90 or 91” insert “ of this Act or section 106 or 107 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009. ”E+W

127After section 89 insert—E+W

89ATransfer of functions of combined authority

(1)The Secretary of State may by order transfer functions of a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 to an ITA.

(2)An order under this section may only be made in relation to functions that—

(a)relate to transport, and

(b)are exercisable by the combined authority in relation to an area that becomes, or becomes part of, the ITA's integrated transport area by virtue of an order under this Part.

128In section 90 (changing the boundaries of an integrated transport area) after subsection (4) insert—E+W

(5)The reference in subsection (3)(a) to an authority does not include a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

(6)Subsection (3) does not apply if the territory becomes part of the area of a combined authority by virtue of an order under section 103 or 106 of that Act.

129In section 91 (dissolution of an integrated transport area), after subsection (3) insert—E+W

(4)The reference in subsection (2)(a) to an authority does not include a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009.

(5)Subsection (2) does not apply to a territory or part of a territory that becomes the area or part of the area of a combined authority by virtue of an order under section 103 or 106 of that Act.

130After section 102 insert—E+W

102AApplication of Chapter to combined authorities

(1)This Chapter applies to a combined authority established under section 103 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 as it applies to an ITA.

(2)In the application of this Chapter to a combined authority, references to an integrated transport area are to the combined authority's area.

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