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Local Government in Scotland Act 2003

Section 19 – Establishment of corporate bodies to co-ordinate and further Community Planning etc.

50.This section provides the Scottish Ministers with a power to establish corporate bodies to co-ordinate and further Community Planning by way of an order.

51.Subsection (1) establishes that such an order would be made following application by the local authority with one or more of those participating in Community Planning in its area and consideration of a report on the matters specified in subsection (2)

52.Subsection (2)details the matters which should be included in the report referred to in subsection (1) including the outcome of consultation and expression of the functions a Community Planning Partnership would want to carry out.

53.Subsection (3)details matters on which provision may be included in the order.

54.Subsections (4) to (7)concern the specification of functions which a body corporate may discharge. Subsection (4)allows a function, which may be specified in an enactment as the function of another body, to be discharged by the body corporate.

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