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Local Government (Scotland) Act 1894

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Short-title

  3. 2.Extent of Act

  4. Part I Constitution of a Local, Government Board for Scotland

    1. 3.Establishment of Local Government Board for Scotland

    2. 4.Constitution of Board

    3. 5.Seal, style, acts, orders, and rules of Board

    4. 6.Transfer of officers

    5. 7.Construction of Acts and deeds, &c

  5. Part II Constitution and Election of Parish Councils

    1. 8.Establishment of parish councils

    2. 9.Number of parish councillors for each parish

    3. 10.Electing body

    4. 11.Married women not disqualified

    5. 12.Registration of parish electors

    6. 13.Parish wards

    7. 14.Regulations as to election of parish councillors in landward parish, &c

    8. 15.Regulations as to election of parish councillors in burghal parish, &c

    9. 16.Notice of election and nomination papers, &c

    10. 17.Powers and duties of returning officer

    11. 18.Supplemental provision as to elections

    12. 19.Office of parish councillor and regulations regarding parish council

    13. 20.Disqualification for parish councils

  6. Part III Powers and Duties transferred to Parish Councils

    1. 21.Parochial boards to cease

    2. 22.Parish councils to take the place of parochial boards

  7. Part IV New Powers conferred upon Parish Councils in Landward Parishes and Landward Parts of Parishes

    1. 23.Landward committees to be constituted in certain parishes

    2. 24.Additional powers of parish councils

    3. 25.Powers for acquisition of land

    4. 26.Leasing of land for allotments or common pasture

    5. 27.Special parish rate may be levied

    6. 28.Borrowing for this Part of Act

    7. 29.Maintenance of public ways

  8. Part V Parish Trusts

    1. 30.Powers of parish councils over parish charities and churchyards

  9. Part VI Supplemental

    1. 31.Use of schoolrooms

    2. 32.Incorporation of parish council

    3. 33.Committees of parish councils

    4. 34.Appointment of joint committees

    5. 35.Parish accounts

    6. 36.Audit of accounts

    7. 37.Local annual budget

    8. 38.Borrowing by parish councils

    9. 39.Duty of Board and of county and town councils and burgh commissioners to bring Act into operation

    10. 40.Chairman of district committee and of parish council to be justice

    11. 41.Absence from meetings

    12. 42.Protection of rights of way

    13. 43.Power to heirs of entail to grant land belonging to an entailed estate

    14. 44.Formation of lighting and scavenging districts, and provision of public baths

    15. 45.Valuation roll to show special districts

    16. 46.Additional powers to alter parish areas

    17. 47.Current rates

    18. 48.Transfer of property

    19. 49.Transfer of debts and liabilities

    20. 50.Existing officers and servants

    21. 51.Tenure and duties of officers transferred to parish council

    22. 52.Saving for pending actions, &c

    23. 53.Saving for securities in discharge of debts

    24. 54.Definitions

    25. 55.Repeal of Acts

  10. Part VII Transitory Provisions

    1. 56.Transitory provisions for first election

    1. Schedule I

      Enactments repealed

    2. Schedule II

    3. Schedule III

    4. Schedule IV

      1. 1.Expressions occurring in the adoptive sections of the Burgh Police...

      2. 2.In place of the expressions occurring in the said sections...

      3. 3.The consent of the Board shall be required to any...

      4. 4.Section ninety-four of the principal Act shall apply to any...

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