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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Grants

    1. Rate support grants

      1. 1. Rate support grants.

      2. 2. Elements of rate support grants.

      3. 3. Rate support grant orders.

      4. 4. Variation of rate support grant orders.

      5. 5. Reduction of grants in case of default.

    2. Grants for particular purposes

      1. 6. Supplementary grants for transport purposes.

      2. 7. Supplementary grants towards expenditure with respect to National Parks.

      3. 8. Specific grants for purposes not covered by rate support grants.

      4. 9.Grants and loans by the Countryside Council for Wales

    3. Supplementary

      1. 10. Supplementary provisions for Part I.

  3. Part II Rating

    1. 11—14.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 15—19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 20.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 21, 22.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. PART 2A Decisions relating to holding of events

    1. 22A.Decisions invoking health or safety: notification, reasons and review

  5. Part III Local Government Administration

    1. 23. The Commissions for Local Administration.

    2. 23A. Annual reports for representatives etc.

    3. 24. Local Government Administration

    4. 24A.Power to investigate

    5. 25. Authorities subject to investigation.

    6. 26. Matters subject to investigation.

    7. 26A.Who can complain

    8. 26B.Procedure for making complaints

    9. 26C.Referral of complaints by authorities

    10. 26D.Matters coming to attention of Local Commissioner

    11. 27. Members of the public .

    12. 28. Procedure in respect of investigations.

    13. 29. Investigations: further provisions.

    14. 30. Reports on investigations.

    15. 31. Reports on investigations: further provisions.

    16. 31A. Consideration of adverse reports.

    17. 31B.Publication of reports etc by Commissioners

    18. 32. Law of defamation, and disclosure of information.

    19. 32A.Use of information by Local Commissioner in other capacity

    20. 33. Consultation between Local Commissioner, the Parliamentary Commissioner and the Health Service Commissioners and other Commissioners and Ombudsmen.

    21. 33ZA.Collaborative working between Local Commissioners and other Commissioners

    22. 33ZB.Arrangements for provision of administrative and other services

    23. 33A. Disclosure of information by Local Commissioner to Information Commissioner.

    24. 34. Interpretation of Part III.

  6. Part 3A Investigation of complaints about privately arranged or funded adult social care

    1. Private adult social care: matters subject to investigation

      1. 34A.Interpretation: “adult social care provider” and “adult social care”

      2. 34B.Power to investigate

      3. 34C.Who can complain

      4. 34D.Procedure for making complaints

      5. 34E.Matters coming to attention of Local Commissioner

    2. Investigations by a Local Commissioner

      1. 34F.Procedure in respect of investigations

      2. 34G.Investigations: further provisions

    3. Statements etc. about investigations

      1. 34H.Statements about investigations

      2. 34I.Adverse findings notices

      3. 34J.Publication of statements etc. by Local Commissioner

      4. 34K.Disclosure of information

      5. 34L.Law of defamation

    4. Arrangements with other Commissioners etc.

      1. 34M.Consultation with other Commissioners

      2. 34N.Collaborative working with other Commissioners

      3. 34O.Disclosure of information by Local Commissioner to Information Commissioner

      4. 34P.Disclosure of information by Local Commissioner to Care Quality Commission

    5. General

      1. 34Q.Arrangements etc. to be made by Commission

      2. 34R.Review, recommendations, advice and guidance

      3. 34S.Annual reports

      4. 34T.Interpretation of Part 3A

  7. Part IV Miscellaneous and General

    1. 35. Removal or relaxation of controls affecting certain local authority functions.

    2. 36. Recovery by local authorities of establishment charges.

    3. 37.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. 38.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. 39. Compensation for loss of office : extension of cases for which regulations may provide.

    6. 40.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    7. 41. Expenses.

    8. 42. Minor and consequential amendments and repeals.

    9. 43. Short title, commencement, construction, application and extent.

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Termination or Modification of Certain Existing Grants

      1. Part I

        1. 1—5.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Part II Existing Grants for Highways and Public Transport

        1. 6.Subject to paragraph 8 below, on and after 1st April...

        2. 7.No grants shall be paid under section 34(2) of the...

        3. 8.(1) In any case where it appears to the Secretary...

        4. 9.(1) In any case where it appears to the Secretary...

      3. Part III Existing Grants for Other Specific Purposes

        1. 10.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 11.(1) The Secretary of State may from time to time,...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Elements of Rate Support Grants

      1. Part I The Needs Element

        1. 1. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        2. 2. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        3. 3. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        4. 3A. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        5. 4. Elements of Rate Support Grants

      2. Part II The Domestic Element

        1. 5. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        2. 6. Elements of Rate Support Grants

      3. Part III The Resources Element

        1. 7. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        2. 8. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        3. 9. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        4. 10. Elements of Rate Support Grants

        5. 11. Elements of Rate Support Grants

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      . . .

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      The Commission

      1. Disqualifications

        1. 1.(1) A person shall be disqualified for being appointed as,...

        2. 2A.A Local Commissioner shall be disqualified for being appointed to...

        3. 2.(1) So long as a Local Commissioner is responsible for...

      2. Remuneration, etc.

        1. 3.(1) The Commission shall pay to or in respect of...

      3. Staff and accommodation

        1. 4.(1) The Commission may appoint a secretary, and such other...

      4. Proceedings of the Commission

        1. 5.(1) The Commission may determine their own procedure, including the...

      5. Expenses of the Commission

        1. 5A.(1) The Secretary of State must pay to the Commission...

        2. 8A.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 12.. . . . . . . . . ....

        4. 13.Delegation

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Matters not Subject to Investigation

      1. 1.The commencement or conduct of civil or criminal proceedings before...

      2. 2.Action taken by or on behalf of any local policing...

      3. 3.(1) Action taken in matters relating to contractual or other...

      4. 4.Action taken in respect of appointments or removals, pay, discipline,...

      5. 5.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      6. 5A.Action which— (a) is taken by or on behalf of...

      7. 5B.In the case of a local authority which is a...

      8. 6.Action taken by or on behalf of an authority mentioned...

      9. 7.Action taken by or on behalf of an authority mentioned...

      10. 8.Action taken by or on behalf of the Homes and...

    6. Schedule 5A

      Matters not subject to investigation under Part 3A

      1. 1.A matter which could be the subject of an investigation...

      2. 2.A matter which could be the subject of an investigation...

      3. 3.The commencement or conduct of civil or criminal proceedings before...

      4. 4.Action taken in respect of appointments or removals, pay, discipline,...

    7. SCHEDULE 6

      RELAXATION AND REMOVAL OF CONTROLS

    8. SCHEDULE 7

      MINOR AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

      1. 1.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. 2.. . . . . . . . . ....

      3. 3—10.. . . . . . . . . ....

      4. 11.. . . . . . . . . ....

      5. 12.. . . . . . . . . ....

      6. The Water Act 1973

        1. 13.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 14.In Schedule 6 to that Act, in paragraph (c) after...

      7. The Breeding of Dogs Act 1973

        1. 15.(1) Section 4 of the Breeding of Dogs Act 1973...

    9. SCHEDULE 8

      Enactments Repealed

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