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SCHEDULE 4
 
  MINOR AND CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS
 
Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 (c. 42)
     1. In section 3 of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 (business of social services committee), in subsection (1), the words "(hereafter in this Act referred to as "social services functions")" are omitted.
 
     2. In section 13 of that Act (orders and regulations), in subsection (4), after "section" there is inserted "6(6A)".
 
     3. In section 15 of that Act (citation, interpretation etc), in subsection (2), for "3" there is inserted "6(6A)".
 
 
Local Government Act 1972 (c. 70)
     4. In section 85 of the Local Government Act 1972 (vacation of office by failure to attend meetings), after subsection (3) there is inserted-
 
 
    "(3A) Any period during which a member of a local authority is suspended under section 52 of the Local Government Act 2000 shall be discounted for the purpose of calculating the period of six consecutive months under subsection (1) above (and, accordingly, a period during which a member fails to attend meetings of the authority that falls immediately before, and another such period that falls immediately after, a period of suspension shall be treated as consecutive)."
 
 
Local Government and Housing 1989 (c. 42)
     5. Sections 33 to 35 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (economic development and discretionary expenditure by local authorities) cease to have effect.
 
 
Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (c. 53)
     6. In Part I of Schedule 1 to the Tribunals and Inquiries Act 1992 (tribunals under the supervision of the Council on Tribunals), at the end of paragraph 27 there is inserted-
 
 
 
"Local authorities, conduct of members
 
27A. A case tribunal appointed under section 50 of the Local Government Act 2000."
 
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