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First Schedule"—(Local Administration)

Volume 437: debated on Wednesday 14 May 1947

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Amendments made: In page 115, line 30, leave out "Part II," and insert "Parts II and III."

In line 32, at end, insert:

"Planning Committees

1. A local planning authority may establish such planning committees as they think it expedient to establish for the efficient discharge of their functions as a local planning authority, and may authorise any such committee to exercise on their behalf any of those functions, except the power to borrow money or to levy or issue a precept for a rate.

2. A planning committee of a local planning authority may, subject to an restrictions imposed by the local planning authority,

  • (a) appoint such sub-committees constituted in such manner as the committee may determine; and
  • (b) authorise any such sub-committee to exercise any of the functions of the committee on their behalf.
  • 3. A majority of every planning committee of a local planning authority shall be members of the authority, and a majority of every subcommittee of any such committee shall be members either of the local planning authority or of the councils of county districts comprised in the area of that authority.

    Part III."

    In page 116, line 21, leave out "committees and."—[ Mr. Silkin.]