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This Order commences provisions in Parts 4 and 5 of the Local Democracy, Economic Development and Construction Act 2009. The effect of the commencement of the provision in Part 4 is to enable the Secretary of State to consult local authorities and other bodies in England about proposed guidance to be issued in relation to the duties that are to be imposed on those authorities to prepare assessments of the economic conditions of their areas.
Part 5 of the Act makes provisions for regional strategies (to replace the existing regional spatial strategies) and for “Leaders’ Boards” to be established for the purposes of Part 5. Commencement of sections 71, 84, 86 and 87 enables participating authorities to establish Leaders’ Boards in advance of the commencement of the Part as a whole. Participating authority is defined in section 71(3) of the Act.
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