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The Town and Country Planning (Temporary Stop Notice) (England) (Revocation) Regulations 2013. SI 2013/830
Published : 25 April 2013

Section 171E of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 enables a local planning authority to issue a Temporary Stop Notice if they think that ... read more

The Neighbourhood Planning (Referendums) (Amendment) Regulations 2013. SI 2013/798
Published : 25 April 2013

These Regulations make provision for the conduct of additional “business referendums” held under paragraph 12(4) of Schedule 4B to ... read more

The Localism Act 2011 (Commencement No. 9) Order 2013 SI 2013/797 (C.38)
Published : 25 April 2013

Article 2 of this Order brings into force, in relation to England and Wales, sections 116 and 121 and Schedules 9 to 12 relating to neighbourhood ... read more

The Council Tax Reduction Schemes (Detection of Fraud and Enforcement) (Wales) Regulations 2013. SI 2013/588 (W.67)
Published : 25 April 2013

The Council Tax Reduction Schemes and Prescribed Requirements (Wales) Regulations 2012 require each billing authority in Wales to make a scheme ... read more

The Electoral Registration (Postponement of 2013 Annual Canvass) Order 2013. SI 2013/794
Published : 25 April 2013

This Order postpones the annual canvass for 2013 to be conducted under section 10(1) of Representation of the People Act 1983, as part of the ... read more

The Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement) (Amendment No. 2) (Wales) Regulations 2013. SI 2013/570 (W.66)
Published : 25 April 2013

The Council Tax (Administration and Enforcement) Regulations 1992 (“the 1992 Regulations”) make provision about the billing, collection ... read more

The Public Bodies (The Office of Fair Trading Transfer of Consumer Advice Scheme Function and Modification of Enforcement Functions) Order 2013. SI 2013/783
Published : 25 April 2013

This instrument transfers the power of the Office of Fair Trading (“OFT”) to support a consumer advice scheme, within the meaning ... read more

The Electoral Registration (Disclosure of Electoral Registers) Regulations 2013. SI 2013/760
Published : 25 April 2013

These Regulations require registration officers in Great Britain to disclose the electoral registers and any related information maintained by ... read more

The Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 (Commencement No. 2) Order 2013 SI 2013/702 (C.31)
Published : 25 April 2013

  This Order brings into force a number of provisions of the Electoral Registration and Administration Act 2013 (c.6). Section 11, which ... read more

The Local Authorities (Contracting Out of Tax Billing, Collection and Enforcement Functions) (Amendment) (Wales) Order 2013 SI 2013/695
Published : 25 April 2013

The Local Authorities (Contracting Out of Tax Billing, Collection and Enforcement Functions) Order 1996 (“the 1996 Order”) makes ... read more

Police powers for dangerous dogs
Published : 25 April 2013

Legal powers for the police to tackle irresponsible dog owners and improve public safety are among legislative changes being published in the ... read more

Animals in circuses
Published : 25 April 2013

The draft Wild Animals in Circuses Bill was introduced in Parliament last month. Under the proposals all travelling circuses in England must ... read more

National Minimum Wage rates
Published : 25 April 2013

The Government has accepted the independent Low Pay Commission’s (LPC) recommendations for this year’s adult and youth National Minimum ... read more

‘Freedom day’ for business
Published : 25 April 2013

Business was given a boost when dozens of reforms responding directly to issues raised by businesses including through the Red Tape Challenge, ... read more

Section 137 Expenditure: Limit for 2013/2014 (Wales)
Published : 25 April 2013

The appropriate sum for the purposes of section 137 (4) (a) of the Local Government Act 1972 (the 1972 Act) for community and town councils in ... read more

ACRE urges village halls to respond to consultation
Published : 25 April 2013

Moves to clear up the confusion around the laws on serving food in village halls have been welcomed by ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural ... read more

GOV.UK website wins award
Published : 25 April 2013

The Government website, GOV.UK, has won the Design Museum Design of the Year Award 2013. The site, designed by the Government Digital Service, ... read more

Department for Work and Pensions
Published : 25 April 2013

The new home for Department for Work and Pensions corporate and policy information is Inside Government on GOV.UK. We are moving all our content ... read more

Community Budgets inspire public service revolutionaries
Published : 25 April 2013

Brandon Lewis, the Local Government Minister, has announced a new multi-agency network to help transform public services at a local level. This ... read more

New step for localism as regional plans are revoked
Published : 25 April 2013

Every local community in England will have more control over local planning and development as the final three top-down Regional Strategies are ... read more

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