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Local Government Act 1948

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13Special provisions as to Exchequer Grants for 1948-49

(1)The provisions of this section shall have effect if the appointed day for the purposes of Part II of the National Health Service Act, 1946, is after the beginning of, but within, the year 1948-49.

(2)The Minister shall ascertain, in relation to every county and county borough in England and Wales, the total amount of the Exchequer Grants payable under the Local Government Acts, 1929 to 1946—

(a)in the case of a county, to the council of the county or to any other local authority in the county ;

(b)in the case of a county borough, to the council of thecounty borough, for the year 1947-48.

(3)The Minister shall then ascertain, in relation to each such county and county borough as aforesaid, the amount of the contributions payable under section three of the Local Government (Financial Provisions) Act, 1937, section sixteen of the Old Age and Widows' Pensions Act, 1940, and section three of the Local Government (Financial Provisions) Act, 1946, by the council of the county or county borough for the year 1947-48.

(4)There shall be paid out of moneys provided by Parliament to each such county or county borough as aforesaid such sum as bears to the excess of the amount estimated under subsection (2) of this section in relation to the county or county borough over the amount estimated under subsection (3) of this section in relation thereto the like proportion as the number of days in the part of the year 1948-49 which precedes the appointed day for the purposes of Part II of the National Health Service Act, 1946 bears to the number of days in the whole of that year.

(5)The amounts paid under the last preceding subsection shall be-paid in addition to any sum otherwise payable by way of Exchequer Equalisation Grant, for the year 1948-49 but shall, subject to the provisions of the two succeeding subsections, be treated for the purposes of this Part of this Act as, or, as the case may be, as part of, the Exchequer Equalisation Grant to the council in question for that year, and references in this Part of this Act to Exchequer Equalisation Grants shall be construed accordingly.

(6)In computing the amount of the Exchequer Equalisation Grant falling to be made apart from the preceding provisions of this section to any council for the year 1948-49, the relevant fraction for that council shall be ascertained as if the relevant local expenditure were diminished by the amount payable under subsection (4) of this section.

(7)In computing the amounts of the Exchequer Transitional Grants, the amounts payable under subsection (4) of this section shall be left out of account.

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