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Local Government Act 1929

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33Contributions by county councils to county roads maintained by urban district councils

(1)Where an urban district council are in pursuance of the last foregoing section of this Act responsible for the maintenance and repair of a county road within their district, the county council shall—

(a)make annual payments (by quarterly instalments) towards the cost of the maintenance and repair of the road and any reasonable improvement connected with the maintenance and repair thereof, of such amount as may be determined in manner hereinafter provided; and

(b)contribute towards the expenses of any improvement of the road, not being expenses in connection with the maintenance and repair of the road, in any such case and to such extent, if any, as, failing agreement between the urban district council and the county council, may be determined by the Minister of Transport; and the Minister of Transport in making his determination shall have regard to the extent to which the improvement is required for the purposes of through traffic and local traffic respectively, and to the extent to which the improvement is of the nature of a town improvement,

(2)Every urban district council so responsible for the maintenance and repair of a county road shall, on or before the fifteenth day of December in each year, submit to the county council for their approval (which shall not be unreasonably withheld) a detailed estimate of the cost of maintenance and repair and reasonable improvement connected with the maintenance and repair of the road for the ensuing .financial year, and on such estimate being so approved, either with or without modifications, the amount to be paid by the county council under the last foregoing subsection in respect of such maintenance, repair and improvement shall be the amount of that estimate, or of that estimate as amended by any supplementary estimate submitted and approved as hereinafter provided, or such less sum as may have been actually expended thereon by the urban district council during the said financial year:

Provided that in no case shall a county council be liable to make a payment towards such costs until they are satisfied by a report of their surveyor or such other person as they may appoint for the purpose that the works of maintenance, repair or improvement are being or have been properly executed.

(3)The urban district council may at any time and from time to time submit a detailed supplementary estimate for the approval of the county council, which approval shall not be unreasonably withheld.

(4)Any question whether the approval of the county council has been unreasonably withheld, or whether any works of maintenance, repair or improvement are being or have been properly executed, or as to the liability of a county council to make a payment under this section shall be determined by the Minister of Transport.

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