What were the terms of the Local Government Act 1988?

What were the terms of the Local Government Act 1988?

The United Kingdom Local Government Act 1988 is an Act of the United Kingdom Parliament. It was famous for its controversial section 28. This section prohibited local authorities from promoting, in a specified category of schools, “the teaching of the acceptability of homosexuality as a pretended family relationship”.

What is a s137 grant?

Under Section 137 of the Local Government Act 1972, Stapleford Town Council has discretionary powers to award grants to local groups or organisations for “purposes, which may bring a direct benefit to the area or any part of it for some or all the inhabitants”.

Can a Parish Council give money to a church?

A parish council can make grants or awards of finance to most organisations operating within its area although care is needed where any benefit is restricted to a particular group and of course the council must be mindful of descrimination on (in this case)the grounds of religion.

What does the Public Services Social Value Act 2012 require?

The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012, which came into force on 31 January 2013, requires public sector commissioners in England (and some in Wales) to consider how they could improve the economic, environmental and social wellbeing of their local area through their procurement activities.

When did the Local Government Act 1972 come into effect?

The Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974. It was one of the most significant Acts of Parliament to be passed by the Heath Government of 1970–74 .

What does 187 2 of the Local Government Act 1972 mean?

“(11) In relation to a highway which is for the time being maintained by a district council by virtue of section 187(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, the references to the highway authority in paragraphs (i) and (ii) of subsection (1) of this section shall be construed as references to the district council or the highway authority.” 43.

What is Section 141 of the Local Government Act 1958?

(9) The boroughs which by virtue of section 141 of the 1933 Act or section 28 of the Local Government Act 1958 are included in rural districts immediately before the passing of this Act shall on the passing of this Act become parishes without ceasing to be boroughs, but shall cease to be boroughs on 1st April 1974.

What is 27 (1) of the Local Government Act 1966?

The Local Government Act 1966 27 (1) In section 1(5) of the Local Government Act 1966 (c. 42) for the words from “but no payment” to “district” there shall be substituted the words “but no payment in respect of the needs element shall be made, to the council of a metropolitan county or a non-metropolitan district”.

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