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Cities and Local Government Devolution Act 2016

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Reports about local devolution

    1. 1.Devolution: annual report

  3. Mayoral combined authorities

    1. 2.Power to provide for an elected mayor

    2. 3.Deputy mayors etc

    3. 4.Functions

    4. 5.Financial matters

  4. Combined authorities: additional functions

    1. 6.Local authority functions

    2. 7.Other public authority functions

  5. Combined authorities: accountability etc

    1. 8.Overview and scrutiny committees and audit committees

    2. 9.Funding of combined authorities

    3. 10.General power of competence

  6. Combined authorities and EPBs: areas and procedure

    1. 11.Removal of geographical restrictions in relation to EPBs

    2. 12.Removal of geographical restrictions in relation to combined authorities

    3. 13.Changes to existing EPB

    4. 14.Requirements in connection with establishment etc of combined authority

  7. Combined and local authorities: governance, constitution and functions etc

    1. 15.Governance arrangements etc of local authorities in England

    2. 16.Power to transfer etc public authority functions to certain local authorities

    3. 17.Section 16: procedure etc

    4. 18.Devolving health service functions

    5. 19.Amendments of the National Health Service Act 2006

    6. 20.Referendums to undo change to mayor and cabinet executive

  8. Sub-national transport bodies

    1. 21.Sub-national transport bodies

  9. National Park authorities

    1. 22.English National Park authorities: general powers

  10. Final provisions

    1. 23.Minor and consequential amendments

    2. 24.Extent

    3. 25.Commencement

    4. 26.Short title

  11. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      MAYORS FOR COMBINED AUTHORITY AREAS: FURTHER PROVISION ABOUT ELECTIONS

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      MAYORS FOR COMBINED AUTHORITY AREAS: POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER FUNCTIONS

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEES AND AUDIT COMMITTEES

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      AMENDMENTS OF THE NATIONAL HEALTH SERVICE ACT 2006

      1. 1.The National Health Service Act 2006 is amended as follows....

      2. 2.(1) Section 7A (exercise of Secretary of State’s public health...

      3. 3.In section 13Z (exercise of functions), after subsection (6) insert—...

      4. 4.After section 13Z insert— Section 13Z: further provision in relation...

      5. 5.After section 14Z3 insert— Joint exercise of functions with combined...

      6. 6.In section 75 (arrangements between NHS bodies and local authorities),...

      7. 7.(1) Section 251 (control of patient information) is amended as...

      8. 8.In section 275(1) (interpretation), after the definition of “clinical commissioning...

      9. 9.In section 276 (index of defined expressions), at the appropriate...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      MINOR AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

      1. 1.Local Government Act 1972

      2. 2.In section 100E (application of Part 5A to committees and...

      3. 3.In section 100J (application of Part 5A to new authorities...

      4. 4.In section 101 (arrangements for discharge of functions by local...

      5. 5.In section 270 (general provisions as to interpretation), in subsection...

      6. 6.Local Government Act 1985

      7. 7.In section 72 (accounts and audit), for subsection (5) substitute—...

      8. 8.In section 73 (financial administration), in subsection (2) after “reference...

      9. 9.Local Government Finance Act 1988

      10. 10.In section 74 (levies), omit subsection (9).

      11. 11.In section 143 (orders and regulations), after subsection (4A) insert—...

      12. 12.Local Government and Housing Act 1989

      13. 13.Railways Act 1993

      14. 14.Environment Act 1995

      15. 15.Local Government Act 1999

      16. 16.Freedom of Information Act 2000

      17. 17.Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009

      18. 18.(1) Section 91 (exercise of local authority functions) is amended...

      19. 19.In section 104 (constitution and functions: transport), after subsection (2)...

      20. 20.In section 106 (changes to boundaries of combined authority’s area),...

      21. 21.(1) Section 107 (dissolution of combined authority’s area) is amended...

      22. 22.In section 111 (review by authorities: existing combined authority), in...

      23. 23.In section 112 (preparation and publication of scheme: existing combined...

      24. 24.In section 113 (requirements in connection with changes to existing...

      25. 25.In section 113A (general power of EPB or combined authority),...

      26. 26.(1) Section 114 (incidental etc. provision) is amended as follows....

      27. 27.In section 115 (transfer of property, rights and liabilities), in...

      28. 28.In section 116 (consequential amendments), after subsection (1) insert—

      29. 29.(1) Section 117 (orders) is amended as follows.

      30. 30.(1) In section 120 (interpretation)— (a) after the definition of...

      31. 31.Equality Act 2010

      32. 32.Localism Act 2011

      33. 33.(1) Section 15 (power to transfer local public functions to...

      34. 34.In section 17 (transfer schemes), in subsection (1), for “permitted...

      35. 35.(1) Section 18 (duty to consider proposals for exercise of...

      36. 36.In section 20 (interpretation) at the appropriate place insert— “EPB”...

      37. 37.Local Audit and Accountability Act 2014

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