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The Local Government (Structural and Boundary Changes) (Staffing) Regulations 2008

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2.  In these Regulations—

“the 2007 Act” means the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007;

“the 1993 Regulations” means the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) Regulations 1993(1);

“the 2001 Regulations” means the Local Authorities (Standing Orders) (England) Regulations 2001(2);

“the TUPE Regulations” means the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006(3);

“boundary change” has the meaning given by section 8(3) of the 2007 Act;

“head of paid service” means an officer responsible for performing the duties imposed by subsections (2), (4) and (5) of section 4 (designation and reports of head of paid service) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989(4);

“Implementation Executive” means a committee of a preparing council’s executive established in pursuance of an order;

“order” means an order under section 7 or 10 of the 2007 Act;

“predecessor council” means a local authority which, by or in consequence of an order, will cease to exercise functions in relation to an area;

“preparing council” means a local authority which, in accordance with an order, becomes a single tier council on the reorganisation date;

“reorganisation date”, in relation to an order, means the date specified in the order as that on which one or both of a structural change and a boundary change comes into effect;

“shadow council” means an authority (not being a local authority) which, in accordance with an order, becomes a single tier council on the reorganisation date;

“shadow executive”, in relation to a shadow council, means the executive created by the council in accordance with the order which confers functions on the council;

“the shadow period”, in relation to a shadow council, means the period defined as such in the order which confers functions on the council;

“single tier council” means a local authority which on and after the reorganisation date is the sole principal authority for an area; and

“structural change” means a change effected by an order which establishes a single tier of local government for an area.

(1)

S.I. 1993/202, amended, as to England, by regulation 8 of S.I. 2001/3384.

(3)

S.I. 2006/246, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations.

(4)

1989 c.42, to which there are amendments to section 4 not relevant to these Regulations.

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