Search Legislation

Local Government Act 1958

 Help about what version

What Version

  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As enacted)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally enacted). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Mayor and deputy mayor

5(1)The mayor of a borough which has been included in a rural district shall be elected annually by the council from among the councillors or persons qualified to be councillors of the borough.

(2)The election of the mayor shall be the first business transacted at the annual meeting of the council.

(3)The mayor shall, unless he resigns or ceases to be qualified or becomes disqualified, continue in office until his successor is elected.

(4)During his term of office the mayor shall continue to be a member of the council, notwithstanding the provisions of this Schedule relating to the retirement of councillors.

(5)The council may pay to the mayor for the purpose of enabling him to meet the expenses of his office such allowance as the council may think reasonable.

(6)The mayor shall have precedence in all places in the borough, but this sub-paragraph shall not affect Her Majesty's royal prerogative.

(7)The mayor may appoint a member of the council to be deputy mayor.

(8)The deputy mayor shall, unless he resigns or ceases to be qualified or becomes disqualified, hold office until immediately after the election of a mayor at the next annual meeting of the council and during that time shall continue to be a member of the council, notwithstanding the provisions of this Schedule relating to the retirement of councillors.

(9)Subject to any standing orders made by the council of the borough, anything authorised or required to be done by, to or before the mayor may be done by, to or before the deputy mayor.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources