- 24 Oct 2018
Date received: 17 October 2018
Date responded: 23 October 2018
(ii) close and replace a local authority in Scotland.
(ii) Closed and replaced?
(iii) Alternative to being closed and or replaced?
5. Reference question 4 (i, ii,iii), please identify the local authority and any other bodies who may have been involved.
The term ‘Closed’ in regards to the questions above – refers to the a local authority (a local Council) in Scotland that is no longer acting as a continued concern and ‘closed’ may include a deliberate action to cease the local authority in Scotland from carrying out part or all its functions.
In answer to questions 4 and 5, the current local authorities in Scotland were established by the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (see Part 1, Chapter 1). All 32 of the local authorities established by the 1994 Act remain in existence.
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Central Enquiry Unit
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The Scottish Government
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