County council definition

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What does County council mean?

The upper tier of two-tier authorities, generally responsible for core services such as adult social services, education, transport and highways, waste disposal and strategic planning.

County Councils are established by the Local Government Act 1972 ss 1, 2, 20, 21 and Schs 1, 4.

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County council is referenced 7 in Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents

County council is referenced 1 in Halsbury's Laws of England

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