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Administrative Law

Administrative Law (11th edn)

William Wade and Christopher Forsyth
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date: 25 October 2021

4. Local and Devolved Governmentlocked

4. Local and Devolved Governmentlocked

  • Sir William WadeSir William Wadeformerly Emeritus Rouse Ball Professor of English Law, University of Cambridge
  •  and Christopher ForsythChristopher ForsythFellow in Law, Balliol College, University of Oxford

Abstract

This chapter begins with a discussion of various aspects of local government including its historical development, principal functions, operations and proceedings, revenues, audit system, and central influence and control. It then describes the legal status and responsibilities of the police force and self-government in Scotland and Wales.

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