Greater London Authority Bill - continued        House of Lords
SCHEDULE 4, EXERCISE OF FUNCTIONS DURING VACANCY OR TEMPORARY INCAPACITY OF MAYOR - continued

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  PART III
  MAYOR TEMPORARILY UNABLE TO ACT
 
Deputy Mayor to be treated as Mayor during the period
     9. - (1) During any period when the Mayor is temporarily unable to act-
 
 
    (a) any functions exercisable by the Mayor shall be exercisable instead by the Deputy Mayor; and
 
    (b) any functions exercisable by the Mayor and the Assembly acting jointly shall be exercisable instead by the Deputy Mayor and the Assembly acting jointly;
  and, for that period, the Deputy Mayor shall accordingly be treated as if he were the Mayor.
 
      (2) Sub-paragraph (1) above is subject to the following provisions of this Part of this Schedule.
 
 
Functions which are not to be exercisable by Deputy Mayor
     10. - (1) Paragraph 9(1)(a) above does not apply in relation to-
 
 
    (a) any functions exercisable under Part III of this Act in relation to the budget;
 
    (b) any functions in relation to the preparation, alteration or replacement of strategies under this Act; or
 
    (c) any function of making an appointment mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) below.
      (2) The appointments mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(c) above are-
 
 
    (a) any appointment of a member of any of the functional bodies;
 
    (b) any appointment of a member of any other body corporate under or by virtue of this Act;
 
    (c) any appointment under subsection (1) of section 56 of this Act.
 
Setting the budget during the period
     11. If, at any time when proceedings under Schedule 5 or 6 to this Act are taking place in respect of any year, the Mayor is temporarily unable to act, those and any subsequent proceedings under the Schedule in question in respect of that year shall proceed as if the Mayor had failed to fulfil his duties under that Schedule.
 
 
Mayor unable to act for three consecutive months
     12. If the Mayor has been temporarily unable to act for a period of three consecutive months-
 
 
    (a) the Deputy Mayor shall resign his membership of the Metropolitan Police Authority; and
 
    (b) the Chair of the Assembly shall fill the vacancy so arising by appointing another member of the Assembly to be a member of the Metropolitan Police Authority in place of the Deputy Mayor.
 
Exercise of Mayor's functions by Chair if no Deputy Mayor
     13. If-
 
 
    (a) the Mayor is temporarily unable to act, and
 
    (b) there is no Deputy Mayor,
  paragraphs 9 and 10 above shall have effect in relation to the Chair of the Assembly as if he were the Deputy Mayor.
 
 
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