Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007

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Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007[1]
Long title An Act to make provision with respect to local government and the functions and procedures of local authorities and certain other authorities; to make provision with respect to persons with functions of inspection and audit in relation to local government; to establish the Valuation Tribunal for England; to make provision in connection with local involvement networks; to abolish Patients' Forums and the Commission for Patient and Public Involvement in Health; to make provision with respect to local consultation in connection with health services; and for connected purposes.
Chapter 2007 c 28
Dates
Royal Assent 30 October 2007
History of passage through Parliament
Text of statute as originally enacted
Revised text of statute as amended

The Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 (c 28) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The Act allows for the implementation of many provisions outlined in the Government white paper Strong and Prosperous Communities including changes to local government in England. One provision is that civil parishes may now be established in the London boroughs.

The Bill for this Act[edit]

The Bill for this Act was passed by the House of Commons on the 22 May 2007.

Provisions[edit]

Part 1 Structural and boundary change in England[edit]

This Part came into force on 1 November 2007,[2] subject to certain savings.[3]

Part 17 Final provisions[edit]

Section 245 - Commencement[edit]

Orders made under this section:

Impact in Wales[edit]

Schedule 17 of the Act amends Schedule 5 of the Government of Wales Act 2006 therefore giving the National Assembly for Wales legislative competence in the sphere of local government. These powers will allow the Assembly to pass Assembly Measures that can change the structure, boundaries and composition of local councils in Wales.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The citation of this Act by this short title is authorised by section 246 of this Act.
  2. ^ The Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 (Commencement No. 1 and Savings) Order 2007] (S.I. 2007/3136 (C.125)), article 2(a)
  3. ^ The savings are contained in article 3 of S.I. 2007/3136.


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