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Commons Amendments

Volume 385: debated on Thursday 14 July 1977

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25 Page 7, line 33, leave out from beginning to end of line 1 on page 8 and insert

'13(1) A local authority shall before—
  • (a) passing any resolution in pursuance of paragraph 2, 3 or 10(1) above for the purpose of granting, varying or revoking a general authorisation; or
  • (b) granting or revoking a special authorisation,
  • give the appropriate notice in one or more relevant newspapers; and where a local authority intend to revoke a special authorisation they shall also give the appropriate notice in writing to every district council, London borough council, parish council and, in Scotland or Wales, community council who may in the opinion of the local authority be affected by the revocation of the authorisation.
    (1A) In sub-paragraph (1) above 'the appropriate notice' means—
  • (a) not less than 21 days notice of intention to consider a resolution or grant a special authorisation; and
  • (b) not less than 56 days notice of intention to revoke a special authorisation.
  • (1B) Before passing the resolution or granting or revoking the special authorisation in question the local authority shall take account of any representations received by them in relation to it.
    (1C) The local authority may—
  • (a) pass any resolution; or
  • (b) grant any special authorisation, in respect of which notice has been given under sub-paragraph (1) above either with or without modifications.
  • (2) As soon as may be after—
  • (a) a local authority have passed any such resolution as is mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a) above; or
  • (b) the Secretary of State has made an order under paragraph 10(3)(a) above for the purpose of revoking a general authorisation,
  • the local authority or the Secretary of State, as the case may be, shall give notice of its having been passed or made in one or more relevant newspapers;'

    26 Page 8, line 9, leave out 'that sub-paragraph' and insert 'this paragraph'

    27 Page 8, line 10, at end insert—

    '(4) For the purposes of any notice under this paragraph a 'relevant newspaper' is any local newspaper which the local authority or the Secretary of State, as the case may be, may consider appropriate.'

    My Lords, I beg to move that this House doth agree with the Commons in their Amendments Nos. 25 to 27. I spoke to these when dealing with Amendment No. 17.

    Moved, That this House doth agree with the Commons in the said Amendments.—( Baroness Stedman.)

    On Question, Motion agreed to.