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The Charter Trustees Regulations 1996

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16.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2) below, sections 94 to 98 of the 1972 Act (disability for voting on account of interest in contracts etc.) shall apply to charter trustees as they apply to parish councillors, subject to any necessary modifications.

(2) The receipt by the chairman or vice-chairman of charter trustees of such an allowance as is mentioned in regulation 9(3) or his right to receive, or the possibility of his receiving such an allowance, shall not be treated as a pecuniary interest for the purposes of section 95 of the 1972 Act.

(3) Sections 111 (subsidiary powers of local authorities), 134 (use of schoolroom etc.) and 140 (insurance by local authorities against accidents by members) of the 1972 Act shall apply in relation to charter trustees as they apply to parish councils.

(4) Sections 173 to 178 (allowances) of the 1972 Act shall apply in relation to charter trustees as if they were the members of the council of a parish for the area for which they act.

(5) Section 47 (discretionary relief) of the Local Government Finance Act 1988(1) shall apply in relation to charter trustees as it applies in relation to charter trustees constituted under section 246(4) of the 1972 Act.

(6) Charter trustees shall be treated as if they were a body mentioned in Part II of the Schedule to the Local Authorities (Capital Finance) (Approved Investments) Regulations 1990 (bodies advances to whom are approved investments).(2)


1988 c. 41; section 47 was amended by paragraph 65(2) of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, subject to savings in section 118(1) of that Act.

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