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The Local Government Area Changes Regulations 1976

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Title and commencement

  3. 2.Application: extent of exercise of powers

  4. 3.Interpretation

  5. 4.Coming into operation of order

  6. 5.Maps

  7. 6.Mereing of boundaries

  8. 7.General continuance of matters

  9. 8.Councillors

  10. 9.Local government electors

  11. 10.Grouped parishes

  12. 11.Grouped communities

  13. 12.Dissolution of charter trustees

  14. 13.Honorary freedoms

  15. 14.Honorary aldermen

  16. 15.Privileges or rights of inhabitants of cities and boroughs

  17. 16.Appointments to bodies

  18. 17.High sheriffs

  19. 18.Agency arrangements

  20. 19.Justices

  21. 20.Licensing

  22. 21.Police

  23. 22.Fire services

  24. 23.Education

  25. 24.Charities

  26. 25.Commons

  27. 26.Food and drugs

  28. 27.Social services

  29. 28.Family practitioner services

  30. 29.Mental health

  31. 30.Infectious disease notification

  32. 31.Registration service

  33. 32.Marriages: registration of births and deaths

  34. 33.Town and country planning

  35. 34.Clean air

  36. 35.Cemeteries

  37. 36.Maintenance of highways

  38. 37.Road traffic and highways

  39. 38.Private street works

  40. 39.Land registration

  41. 40.Statutory definitions of areas

  42. 41.Local Acts, orders and byelaws—General

  43. 42.Local Acts and orders—Protective provisions

  44. 43.Proceedings for the enforcement of byelaws

  45. 44.Compulsory purchase orders and other instruments

  46. 45.Instruments made by Ministers

  47. 46.Instruments subject to special parliamentary procedure

  48. 47.Inspection of parish and community books, etc

  49. 48.Registration—General

  50. 49.Local land charges

  51. 50.Licences, etc

  52. 51.Rate support grants

  53. 52.Civil defence grants

  54. 53.Precepts

  55. 54.Valuation of water hereditaments of statutory water undertakings

  56. 55.Rating of British Gas Corporation and electricity boards

  57. 56.Valuation of hereditaments of National Coal Board

  58. 57.Valuation of hereditaments of Post Office

  59. 58.Valuation lists

  60. 59.Proposals for alteration of valuation lists

  61. 60.Rating of owners and discount for rates: rating of unoccupied property

  62. 61.Arrears of rates

  63. 62.Property, liabilities, contracts, etc., notices and proceedings

  64. 63.Audit of accounts

  65. 64.Security for loans

  66. 65.Legal proceedings

  67. 66.Liabilities to certain funds

  68. 67.Schemes for the allocation of officers for transfer—Local authorities

  69. 68.Schemes for the allocation of officers for transfer—Other authorities

  70. 69.Provision as to schemes

  71. 70.Transfer of officers

  72. 71.Protection of officers transferred

  73. 72.Secondary transfers

  74. 73.Apprenticeships

  75. 74.Saving for training arrangements

  76. 75.Saving for dispensations

  77. 76.Saving for extensions of service

  78. 77.Travelling and removal expenses

  79. 78.Commencing points on scales

  80. 79.Continuity of employment

  81. 80.Appointment of officers before appointed day

  82. 81.Gratuities and pensions

  83. 82.Inspection of documents

  84. 83.Minutes of last meetings

  85. 84.General provision as to disputes

  86. 85.General savings

  87. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      PETTY SESSIONS AREAS

      1. PART I PROVISIONS APPLYING WHERE AN AREA IS TRANSFERRED FROM ONE PETTY SESSIONS AREA TO ANOTHER SUCH AREA

        1. 1.In this Part, “transferred area” means an area transferred from...

        2. 2.Subject to the following paragraphs, any process issued, order made,...

        3. 3.Any order made, licence granted or other thing done under...

        4. 4.Anything done under the Betting, Gaming and Lotteries Act 1963...

        5. 5.(1) Any order made by a magistrates' court directing the...

        6. 6.Where the transferor area is named in a community service...

        7. 7.Any process, records or other document in relation to any...

      2. PART II PROVISION APPLYING WHERE A PETTY SESSIONS AREA CEASES TO EXIST

        1. Where a community service order, probation order or supervision order...

      3. PART III PROVISIONS APPLYING WHERE A PETTY SESSIONS AREA IS CONSTITUTED

        1. 1.The justices for the area shall appoint, in the prescribed...

        2. 2.In relation to the appointment of a justices' clerk for...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      FAMILY PRACTITIONER SERVICES

      1. 1.In this Schedule “the transferred area” means the area transferred...

      2. 2.Subject to the following paragraphs— (a) all arrangements for the...

      3. 3.Any services provided as part of general medical services, general...

      4. 4.Any proceedings under Part II of the National Health Service...

      5. 5.Any proceedings before the transferor committee instituted before the appointed...

      6. 6.Any medical practitioner who immediately before the appointed day is...

      7. 7.Any practitioner who immediately before the appointed day is providing...

      8. 8.Anything duly done by, and any application duly made, or...

      9. 9.Any instrument made by any of the bodies specified in...

      10. 10.Any form supplied by any of the bodies specified in...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      ROAD TRAFFIC AND HIGHWAYS

      1. Road traffic orders and schemes

        1. 1.Any order or scheme made or having effect as if...

        2. 2.(1) Sub-paragraphs (2) to (4) shall apply in relation to—...

        3. 3.Paragraphs 1 and 2 shall have effect subject to the...

      2. Division of instruments affecting highways

        1. 4.Where provision as respects any length of highway is contained...

      3. General provisions relating to highways

        1. 5.(1) This paragraph shall apply where— (a) an area is...

      4. Adaptation of certain agreements between Secretaries of State and local authorities

        1. 6.(1) This paragraph applies to agreements made under section 10(1)...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      LOCAL ACTS AND ORDERS—PROTECTIVE PROVISIONS PROCEEDINGS FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF BYELAWS

      1. PART I

      2. PART II

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      RATING OF BRITISH GAS CORPORATION AND ELECTRICITY BOARDS

      1. 1.In this Schedule— any reference to Schedule 6 of the...

      2. RATING OF BRITISH GAS CORPORATION

        1. 2.Where the order comes into operation for the purposes mentioned...

        2. 3.Where the order comes into operation for the said purposes...

        3. 4.Where the order comes into operation for the said purposes...

      3. RATING OF ELECTRICITY BOARDS

        1. 5.Where the order comes into operation for the purposes mentioned...

        2. 6.Where the order comes into operation for the said purposes...

        3. 7.Where the order comes into operation for the said purposes...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      TRANSFER OF SPECIFIED CLASSES OF PROPERTY, ETC

      1. PART I

        1. 1.“Local matters”, in relation to any area, means —

        2. 2.“County matters”, “district matters”, “parish matters”, “community matters”, “Greater London...

        3. 3.“Highway matters”, in relation to any highway, means —

        4. 4.“Magistrates' court matters”, “police matters” and “probation and after-care matters”...

        5. 5.“The appropriate authority” means — in the case of an...

        6. 6.No entry in column (2) of the table in this...

        7. 7.No entry other than the first in the said table...

      2. PART II

        1. 1.(a) Any question as to the functions for the purposes...

        2. 2.The provisions of section 187(2) and (3) of the Local...

        3. 3.(a) This paragraph applies to— (i) any property held for...

        4. 4.(a) The provisions of this paragraph shall apply where—

        5. 5.(a) The provisions of this paragraph shall have effect in...

  88. Explanatory Note

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