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Local Government Act 1948

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141Payments to councils to be for general expenditure

(1)Any sums received under Part I or Part V of this Act—

(a)by the council of a county in England or Wales, shall be receipts for general county purposes ;

(b)by the council of a county borough, of any other borough (including a metropolitan borough) or of an urban district, shall be receipts for the benefit of the whole of the borough or district;

(c)by the council of a rural district, shall be receipts in respect of general expenses ; and

(d)by the council of a rural parish or of a group of rural parishes, or by a parish meeting or the representative body of a parish, shall be receipts in respect of expenses in relation to which a precept is issuable in respect of the whole of the parish or group of parishes.

(2)The reference in subsection (1) of this section to sums received by any council includes a reference to sums the payment whereof is effected by making a deduction from the amount due under a precept.

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