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Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act (Northern Ireland) 2010

Section 10:  Control of disposals and contracts of existing councils

This section sets out a system of controls on disposals of land, and capital and non-capital contracts being entered into, by the existing 26 district councils in the period leading up to their dissolution and the establishment of the 11 new district councils.  The section enables the Department to direct that a council must obtain consent from its statutory transition committee before disposing of any land or entering into a contract above specified values.

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