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House of Commons

 
 

Friday 23 January 2015

 

Consideration of Bill

 

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Local Government (Review of Decisions) Bill


 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  1,  page  2,  line  2,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

The authority must ensure that any such decision as is referred to in subsection

 

(1) above is made as soon as reasonably practicable, and the authority shall not

 

unreasonably or unnecessarily delay a decision in a way which has the effect of

 

preventing or rendering impracticable a review taking place in good time to allow

 

the event to be held.”

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  43,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

For the purposes of this Act the Local Commissioner shall have power to instruct

 

the authority to pay compensation for any costs or inconvenience caused by the

 

authority’s having unreasonably attempted to restrict or block an event.

 

( )    

Any compensation payable under subsection (  ) above in relation to

 

inconvenience shall not exceed the total amount that it would have cost to put on

 

the event.”

 

Mr James Arbuthnot

 

Clause  2,  page  2,  line  43,  at end insert—

 

“( )    

Section 25 of the Local Government Act 1974 (Authorities subject to

 

investigation) is amended as follows—

 

( )    

In subsection (1) after “(a)”, insert “(  ) parish councils,”.”

 


 
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