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The Local Authorities (England) (Property etc.) Order 1973

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4.  Article 12 has effect, within the meaning of items 5, 10, 11, 12, 14 and 15 in the table in this Schedule, in relation to any property, where before 1st April 1974, in respect of such property—

  • an agreement has been entered into under paragraph (3), (4) or (5) of that article;

  • a determination has been given under paragraph (7) of that article;

  • notice has been given under paragraph (3) of article 39.

and in relation to any liabilities incurred, contracts, deeds, bonds, agreements and other instruments subsisting, notices given, actions and proceedings pending and causes of action or proceeding existing in relation to such property.

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(1)(2)(3)(4)
Item No.Transferor authorityMatters transferredTransferee authority
1The county council of any countyProperty acquired by the county council in the exercise of their functions under the Rural Water Supplies and Sewerage Act 1944 or in making contributions to a county district council in respect of works of water supply or sewerage or sewage disposal in any areaThe water authority in whose area for sewerage and sewage disposal purposes the area described in column (3) is situated
2The County Council of DevonNational park matters in respect of the Exmoor National ParkThe County Council of Somerset
3The County Council of Yorkshire, West RidingNational park matters in relation to the area of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in CumbriaThe County Council of North Yorkshire
4The County Council of Yorkshire, North RidingNational park matters in relation to the area of the North York Moors National Park in ClevelandThe County Council of North Yorkshire
5The county council of Berkshire, Buckingham, Chester, Durham, East Suffolk, East Sussex, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Lancaster, Lincoln, Parts of Lindsey, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, Somerset, Staffordshire, Surrey, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Yorkshire, East Riding, Yorkshire, North Riding or Yorkshire, West Riding

District matters in relation to any area of the county included in a new district

Other local matters (not being police matters, matters as to which article 12 has effect or matters provided for in items 1, 3 and 4) in relation to any area of the county included in a new county

The council of the district in which the area is comprised

The council of the county in which the area is comprised

6.The county council of RutlandDistrict mattersThe District Council of Rutland
7.The county council of any county not included in items 5 and 6District matters in relation to any area of the county included in a new districtThe council of the district in which the area is comprised
8.The county council of any county other than RutlandLand situated outside the county falling within the definition of district mattersThe council of the district specified in respect of the county council in column (3) of Part I of Schedule 4
9.The corporation or council of any county boroughCounty mattersThe council of the county in which the area of the county borough is comprised
10.The corporation or council of the county borough of TeessideLocal matters other than county matters, police matters, sewerage and sewage disposal matters or matters as to which article 12 has effect in relation to any area of the county borough included in a new districtThe council of the district in which the area is comprised
11.The corporation or council of the borough of Whitley Bay or the council of the urban district of Ashton-in-Makerfield, Billinge-and-Winstanley, Golborne, Ramsbottom, Seaton Valley or Turton

County matters in relation to any area of the borough or district included in a new county

Parish matters in relation to any area of the borough or district constituting a parish

Other local matters (not being sewerage and sewage disposal matters or matters as to which article 12 has effect) in relation to any area of the borough or district included in a new district

The council of the county in which the area is comprised

The parish council of the parish

The council of the district in which the area is comprised

Land situated outside the borough or district falling within the definition of county matters

The council of the county in which the district specified in respect of the corporation or council in Part II of Schedule 4 is comprised

12.The council of the urban district of Lakes, Queensbury and Shelf or Thurrock

County matters

Parish matters in relation to any area of the urban district constituting a parish

Other local matters (not being sewerage and sewage disposal matters or matters as to which article 12 has effect) in relation to any area of the urban district included in a new district

The council of the county in which the area of the urban district is comprised

The parish council of the parish

The council of the district in which the area is comprised

13.The corporation or council of any non-county borough or the council of any urban district not included in items 11 and 12

County matters

Where a parish is constituted under Part V of Schedule 1 to the Act, parish matters, and the historic and ceremonial property and in particular the charters, insignia and plate, of the borough or district

The council of the county in which the area of the borough or district is comprised

The parish council of the parish

14.The council of the rural district of Axbridge, Bridlington, Bucklow, Castle Ward, Chester-le-Street, Clutton, Dorking and Horley, Easington, East Retford, Eton, Hemsworth, Lothingland, Meriden, Osgoldcross, Ringwood and Fordingbridge, Skipton, Sodbury, Stokesley, Stratford-on-Avon, Tadcaster, Thornbury, Wantage, West Lancashire, Wetherby, Wharfedale, Whiston, Wigan or Worksop

County matters in relation to any area of the district included in a new county

Other local matters (not being sewerage and sewage disposal matters or matters in respect of which article 12 has effect) in relation to any area of the district included in a new district

Land situated outside the rural district falling within the definition of county matters

The council of the county in which the area is comprised

The council of the district in which the area is comprised

The council of the county in which the district of the council specified in respect or the council of the rural district in column (2) of Part II of Schedule 4 is comprised

15.The council of the rural district of Basford, Blackburn, Blofield and Flegg, Brixworth, Burnley, Chelmsford, Chesterfield, Chichester, Croft, Cuckfield, Darlington, Dartford, Droitwich, Eastry, Epping and Ongar, Gloucester, Hertford, Kettering, Lichfield, Market Bosworth, Norman Cross, Northampton, Pershore, Preston, Runcorn, St. Albans, St. Thomas, Shifnal, South East Derbyshire, Stockton, Strood, Thirsk, Tonbridge, Watford, Wellingborough, Winchester, Winslow, Worthing or Wortley

County matters

Other local matters (not being sewerage and sewage disposal matters or matters in respect of which article 12 has effect) in relation to any area of the district included in a new district

The council of the county in which the area of the rural district is comprised

The council of the district in which the area is comprised

16.The council of the rural district of Alston with Garrigill, Disley or Tintwistle

County matters

Parish matters

The council of the county in which the area of the district is comprised

The parish council of the parish co-extensive with the district

17.The council of any rural district not included in items 14–16County mattersThe council of the county in which the area of the district is comprised
18.The parish authority of any divided parish
In the case of the divided parish of Abbots Langley, Birtley, Blagdon, Brafield-on-the Green, Burrington, Great Houghton, Harworth, Milton Malsor, Rothersthorpe, Shifnal or Sopley(a) Burial mattersThe parish councils of the parishes, or where there is no parish the council of the district, in which parts of the area of the parish are comprised
In all cases(b) Subject to (a), local matters in relation to any area of the parish included in any parishThe parish authority of the parish in which the area is comprised
(c) Subject to (a), local matters in relation to any other area of the parishThe council of the district in which the area is comprised
19.The corporation or council of any borough or the council of any urban district or rural district

(a) Rights acquired or liabilities incurred in relation to the cost of construction in any area of any public sewer or sewage disposal works constructed under powers other than the Public Health Act 1936 or enactments replaced by that Act 1936 prior to its declaration as a public sewer or sewage disposal works

(b) Subject to (a), where the area of the borough, urban district or rural district is comprised in the area for sewerage and sewage disposal purposes of one water authority, sewerage and sewage disposal matters

(c) Subject to (a), where the area of the borough, urban district or rural district is comprised in the area for sewerage and sewage disposal purposes of two or more water authorities, sewerage and sewage disposal matters being local matters in relation to any area of the borough, urban district or rural district comprised in the area of a water authority

The authority exercising such powers in that area on and after 1st April 1974

The water authority

The water authority

20.The Avon and Dorset River AuthorityLocal matters in relation to any part of the area of the Authority included in the Wessex or South West Water Authority's areaThe Wessex or South West Water Authority
21.The Essex River AuthorityLocal matters in relation to any part of the area of the Authority included in the Anglian or Thames Water Authority's areaThe Anglian or Thames Water Authority
22.The Kent River AuthorityLocal matters in respect of functions other than land drainage in relation to any part of the area of the Authority included in the Southern or Thames Water Authority's areaThe Southern or Thames Water Authority
23.The Severn River AuthorityLocal matters in respect of functions other than land drainage and fisheries in relation to any part of the area of the Authority included in the Severn-Trent or Wessex Water Authority's areaThe Severn-Trent or Wessex Water Authority

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