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The London Government Order 1970

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Miscellaneous provision as to public general and other Acts

3.—(1) In the Electricity (Supply) Act 1919, in section 21, the reference to the local planning authority within the meaning of the Town and Country Planning Act 1947 shall be construed, in relation to land in a London borough or in the City, as including a reference to the Greater London Council but not to the borough council or to the Common Council.

(2) In the Children and Young Persons Act 1933, in section 12(5), after “county borough” where first occurring there shall be inserted “or the Greater London Council”.

(3) In the Crown Lands Act 1936, in section 2(4) , for “the London County Council” there shall be substituted “the Greater London Council” .

(4) In the Water Act 1945, in Schedule 3, in paragraph 94(1), there shall be added “or where they supply, or propose to supply, water, or have, or propose to construct, any waterworks, in Greater London, with the clerk to the Greater London Council” .

(5) In the Marriage Act 1949, in section 57(4) , for the words following “the certified copy” there shall be substituted—

and that sum shall be reimbursed to the superintendent registrar—

(a)in the case of a registration district in the City of London, the Inner Temple and the Middle Temple, by the Common Council of the City of London;

(b)in any other case, by the council of the county, county borough or London borough in which his registration district is situated.

(6) In section 42 of the London County Council (General Powers) Act 1953(1) (which makes provision as to the proof of resolutions passed, orders made and reports received by the Greater London Council and the councils of the inner London boroughs and of appointments of officers made and authorities to officers given by such councils)—

(a)in subsections (1) and (2)—

for “the council or a committee thereof” there shall be substituted “the council, or a predecessor, or a committee of any such body”;

for “the council or committee” there shall be substituted “the council, or predecessor, or committee” ;

(b)in subsection (3), there shall be added—

and “predecessor” means, in the case of any council named in column (1) of the following table, a council specified in respect of such council in column (2).

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(1)(2)
The Greater London Council

The London County Council

The county council of Middlesex

The council of the London borough of CamdenThe council of the metropolitan borough of Hampstead, Holborn or St. Pancras
The council of the London borough of GreenwichThe council of the metropolitan borough of Greenwich or Woolwich
The council of the London borough of Hackney The council of the metropolitan borough of Hackney, Shoreditch or Stoke Newington
The council of the London borough of HammersmithThe council of the metropolitan borough of Fulham or Hammersmith
The council of the London borough of IslingtonThe council of the metropolitan borough of Finsbury or Islington
The council of the Royal borough of Kensington and Chelsea The council of the metropolitan borough of Chelsea or Kensington
The council of the London borough of LambethThe council of the metropolitan borough of Lambeth
The council of the London borough of LewishamThe council of the metropolitan borough of Deptford or Lewisham
The council of the London borough of Southwark The council of the metropolitan borough of Bermondsey, Camberwell or Southwark
The council of the London borough of Tower HamletsThe council of the metropolitan borough of Bethnal Green, Poplar or Stepney
The council of the London borough of WandsworthThe council of the metropolitan borough of Battersea or Wandsworth
The council of the City of WestminsterThe council of the metropolitan borough of Westminster, Paddington or St. Marylebone.

(7) In the Forestry Act 1967, in section 40(2)(c) , after “parish”, there shall be inserted “the Greater London Council,”.

(8) The enactments specified in the Schedule to this order are hereby repealed to the extent mentioned in column (3) thereof.

(1)

Section substituted by S.I. 1965/540 (1965 I, p. 1597).

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