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National Assistance Act 1948

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11An order constituting such a joint board—

(a)may, without prejudice to the provisions of section two hundred and ninety-three of the Local Government Act, 1933, and section one hundred and ninety-six of the London Government Act, 1939 (which authorise the application of the provisions of those Acts to joint boards), provide for regulating the appointment, tenure of office and vacation of office of members of the board, for regulating the meetings and proceedings of the board, and for the payment of the expenses of the board by the constituent local authorities;

(b)may provide for the transfer and compensation of officers, the transfer of property and liabilities, and the adjustment of accounts and the apportionment of liabilities;

(c)may confer on the board the like powers for the compulsory purchase of land as are exercisable by local authorities;

(d)may provide for the application, with such adaptations as may be specified, of any enactments relating to functions transferred to the board;

(e)may contain such other provisions as appear to the Minister to be expedient for enabling the board to exercise their functions;

(f)may apply to the board, with any necessary modifications and adaptations, any of the provisions of Part I of this Schedule.

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