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Local Government Act 1958

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20Special review areas: distribution of functions

(1)Where it appears to the Commission, and it is so stated in their report, that the nature of a special review area or a part of it is such that the organisation of local government therein should take the form of a continuous county, but that there should be a redistribution of functions as between the county council and the councils of the county districts in the county, the Commission may put forward proposals for—

(a)the exercise of county functions by the councils of the said county districts or any of them,

(b)the exercise of district functions by the county council, either as respects the whole or as respects a part of the county.

(2)In this section " continuous county" means a county within the extent of which there are no county boroughs, and in this Act—

  • " county functions" means functions which under the general law are exercisable by a county council, and includes the establishment, maintenance and administration of a police force and any other functions of the Standing Joint Committee,

  • " district functions" means functions which under the general law are exercisable by councils of county districts or of county districts of any description.

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