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The Local Government Reorganisation (Wales) (Transitional Provisions No. 2) Order 1995

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Controls etc applicable to new authorities during the transitional period

4.—(1) During the transitional period a new authority shall, subject to any provision to the contrary, discharge its functions in the same manner and subject to the same regulation, requirements, controls and constraints as an existing authority and, in particular, the provisions specified in the following Table shall apply to each new authority notwithstanding it does not have the full functions and powers of a local authority—

Section 22 of the 1972 ActChairman of a principal council.
Section 23 of the 1972 ActElection of chairman of a principal council.
Section 24 of the 1972 ActVice chairman of a principal council.
Section 70 of the 1972 ActRestriction on promotion of Bills for changing local government areas, etc.
Part V of the 1972 ActGeneral provisions as to members and proceedings of local authorities.
Part VA of the 1972 ActAccess to meetings and documents of certain authorities, committees and sub-committees.
Section 103 of the 1972 ActExpenses of joint committees.
Section 104 of the 1972 ActDisqualification for membership of committees and joint committees.
Section 105 of the 1972 ActDisability for voting on account of interest in contracts, etc.
Section 106 of the 1972 ActStanding orders.
Section 114 of the 1972 ActSecurity to be taken in relation to officers.
Section 115 of the 1972 ActAccountability of officers.
Section 116 of the 1972 ActMembers of local authorities not to be appointed as officers.
Section 117 of the 1972 ActDisclosure by officers of interest in contracts.
Section 128 of the 1972 ActConsents to land transactions by local authorities and protection of purchasers.
Section 131 of the 1972 ActSavings.
Section 146 of the 1972 ActTransfer of securities on alteration of area, etc.
Section 151 of the 1972 ActFinancial administration.
Section 174 of the 1972 ActTravelling allowance and subsistence allowance.
Section 175 of the 1972 ActAllowances for attending conferences and meetings.
Section 176 of the 1972 ActPayment of expenses of official and courtesy visits, etc.
Section 177 of the 1972 ActProvisions supplementary to sections 173 to 176.
Section 178 of the 1972 ActRegulations as to allowances.
Section 224 of the 1972 ActArrangements by principal councils for custody of documents.
Section 225 of the 1972 ActDeposit of documents with proper officer of authority, etc.
Section 228 of the 1972 ActInspection of documents.
Section 229 of the 1972 ActPhotographic copies of documents.
Section 232 of the 1972 ActPublic notices.
Section 234 of the 1972 ActAuthentication of documents.
Section 7 of the Superannuation Act 1972(1)Superannuation of persons employed in local government service, etc.
Part III of the Local Government Act 1974(2)Local government administration.
Part III of the Local Government Finance Act 1982(3)Accounts and audit.
Part VIII of the Local Government Finance Act 1988(4)Financial administration.
Part I of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989(5)Local authority members, officers, staff and committees, etc.
Section 31 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989National Code of Local Government Conduct.
Part IV of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989Revenue accounts and capital finances of local authorities.
The Local Authorities (Members' Allowances) Regulations 1991.(6)
The Local Authorities (Standing Orders) Regulations 1993(7) except for the provisions of paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part I of Schedule 1 and paragraph 3(a) of Part II of that Schedule.

(2) Regulation 6(1) of the Local Authorities (Members' Allowances) Regulations 1991 shall be construed as requiring each new authority as soon as practicable after 4th May 1995 to make a scheme in accordance with those Regulations for the payment of allowances in respect of the period up to 1st April 1996 and for subsequent years.

(3) A scheme made in accordance with paragraph (2) shall have effect from 4th May 1995.


S.I. 1991/351; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1995/553 and S.I. 1995/570.

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