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Butterworths Local Government Finance

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ISBN13: 9780406900135
ISBN: 0406900132
Published: October 2000
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

""Butterworths Local Government Finance is an analytical account of the main areas of local government finance law written in a practical and readable style. Primarily aimed at lawyers employed in, or acting for, local and central government and district and internal auditors, this book covers all aspects of local government finance except rating and local taxation.This work is divided into four parts. The first three cover general aspects including a basic outline of the legal structure of local government relevant to financial matters and sources of income and spending power, while part four deals with selected and more topical areas of the law in particular PFI and procurement. It is a convenient, portable work considering both legislation and case law and offers clear and practical guidance to help practitioners find their way in a complex and fast-moving area of the law.""

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Local Government Law
""PART I: Introduction to Local Government Finance Regime.
1. Introduction.
2. Main sources of income and spending power.
3. Expenditure.
4. Funds, accounts and budgets. PART II: General financial control and accountability.
5. Basic legal principles.
6. Financial administration and responsibilities of officers.
7. Financial responsibilities of members.
8. Audit.
9. Dealing with financial irregularities. PART III: Capital Finance.
10. Introduction.
11. Credit approvals, limits and provision for credit liabilities.
12. Credit arrangements.
13. Borrowing.
14. Capital receipts.
15. Credit liabilities.
16. Reliefs under the capital finance regulations. PART IV: Selected aspects of local government finance.
17. Local authority interests in companies.
18. Local economic development.
19. Finance for special projects.
20. Housing finance.
21. Education finance.""