926. Meanings of 'local authority' and 'library authority'.

c.     Library Authorities

926.     Meanings of 'local authority' and 'library authority'.

The local authorities for the purposes of the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964 in England1 are county councils, London borough councils, district councils, the Common Council of the City of London and the Council of the Isles of Scilly2. Subject to the provisions relating to joint boards3, 'library authority' means in England one of the following authorities: (1) the council of a non-metropolitan county4; (2) the council of a London borough and the Common Council; and (3) the council