The local authority library service was put on a completely new basis by the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964, 1which imposes a duty to provide an efficient and comprehensive library service for all persons desiring to make use of it on those local authorities which are library authorities2. The service in England is under the supervision of the Secretary of State, and in Wales of the Welsh Ministers3.
The Act extends to the Isles of Scilly with modifications4. The Act has effect notwithstanding any inconsistent provision in a local Act, and any public library maintained by a library authority
**Trials are provided to all LexisPSL and LexisLibrary content, excluding Practice Compliance, Practice Management and Risk and Compliance, subscription packages are tailored to your specific needs. To discuss trialling these LexisPSL services please email customer service via our online form. Free trials are only available to individuals based in the UK. We may terminate this trial at any time or decide not to give a trial, for any reason. Trial includes one question to LexisAsk during the length of the trial.
To view the latest version of this document and millions of others like it, sign-in to LexisLibrary or register for a free trial.
EXISTING USER? SIGN IN
TAKE A FREE TRIAL
0330 161 1234