930. Restriction on charges for library facilities.

930.     Restriction on charges for library facilities.

Except as set out below, no charge may be made by a library authority1 (otherwise than to another library authority) for library facilities made available by the authority2.

The Secretary of State or, in relation to Wales, the Welsh Ministers3 may by regulations4 authorise library authorities to make charges for such library facilities made available by them as may be specified in the regulations5, and make such provision as regards charges by library authorities for library facilities, other than provision requiring the making of charges, as the Secretary of State or