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A Guide to the Local Government Act, 1999

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ISBN13: 9780406929433
ISBN: 0406929432
Published: November 1999
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This new book is a practical guide to the Local Government Act 1999 for local authority lawyers, other staff involved in local government as well as providers of services to local government.The book contains a practical commentary and in-depth analysis on the new provisions as they apply to the public and private sector providers of services to local government. Topics covered include the introduction of the general duty of best value on local authorities, the requirement on local authorities to review continuously all services to ensure that they are competitive and new measures relating to local authority budgets and council tax raising. In addition, the full text of the 1999 Act (together with its Explanatory Notes) is reproduced.A password is provided for free access to an associated website containing secondary legislation made under the 1999 Act.

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The new duty of Best Value
Potential new powers
Council tax capping
Appendix: The Local Government Act 1999 (with annotations).