(1) References in this Part to “responsible regional authorities”, in relation to a region, are to the following (acting jointly)—
(a) the regional development agency for the region, and
(b) the Leaders' Board for the region.
(2) But if during any period after the coming into force of this section there is no Leaders' Board for a region, the references in this Part to “responsible regional authorities” are in relation to that period and region to be read as references to the regional development agency for the region.
To be appointed
To be appointed: see s 148(5).
This section does not extend to Scotland: see s 147(1).