Local Government Act 2003
|Long title||An Act to make provision about finance, and other provision, in connection with local and certain other authorities; to provide for changing the dates of local elections in 2004; to amend the Audit Commission Act 1998; and for connected purposes.|
|Chapter||2003 c 26|
|Territorial extent||See sections 129(2) to (8)|
|Royal Assent||18 September 2003|
|Commencement||See section 128|
|Related legislation||Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007|
|Text of statute as originally enacted|
|Revised text of statute as amended|
The Local Government Act 2003 (c 26) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It made various changes to the administration of local government in the United Kingdom. Although it contained mainly financial provisions, section 122 repealed section 2A of the Local Government Act 1986, the enactment prohibiting local authorities from 'promoting' homosexuality, in England and Wales.
It also created the concept of "business improvement districts".
- The Ethical Standards in Public Life etc. (Scotland) Act 2000, the Act which repealed section 2A in Scotland.
- The Local Government Act 2003, as amended from the National Archives.
- The Local Government Act 2003, as originally enacted from the National Archives.
- Explanatory notes to the Local Government Act 2003.
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