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Friday 23 January 2015


Report Stage Proceedings


Local Government (Review of Decisions) Bill


Mr James Arbuthnot


Withdrawn  1


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


Withdrawn  2


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


Not called  3


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,”.”


Bill read the third time, and passed.


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