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Local Government Act 1958

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1(1)The Commissions shall be bodies corporate by the respective names of the Local Government Commission for England and the Local Government Commission for Wales.

(2)Each of the Commissions shall consist of a chairman, a deputy chairman, and not more than five other members.

(3)At least one of the members of the Local Government Commission for Wales shall be a person able to speak the Welsh language.

2(1)The members of the Commissions shall be appointed by Her Majesty, and shall hold and vacate office in accordance with the terms of their respective appointments.

(2)A person who has ceased to be a member of either of the Commissions shall be eligible for re-appointment.

3Part II of the First Schedule to the House of Commons Disqualification Act, 1957 (which specifies certain commissions, tribunals and other bodies all members of which are disqualified under that Act) shall have effect, in its application to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, as if after the entry relating to the Leather Industries Export Corporation there were inserted:— The Local Government Commission for England The Local Government Commission for Wales

4There shall be paid to a member of either of the Commissions such salary or fees and allowances as may be from time to time determined by the Treasury.

5Each of the Commissions shall have a common seal, which shall be authenticated by the signature of a member of the Commission or of some other person authorised in that behalf by the Commission.

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