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27Grants to Council

(1)    The Secretary of State may make grants to the Council of such amounts and subject to such conditions as he thinks fit; and the conditions may include any provisions described below.

(2)    The conditions may set the Council's budget for any of its financial years.

(3)    The conditions may—

(a)    require the Council to use the grants for specified purposes;

(b)    require the Council to comply with specified requirements in respect of every person (or every person of a specified class or description) in securing the provision of specified financial resources to such persons;

(c)    enable the Secretary of State to require the repayment, in whole or in part, of sums paid by him if any condition imposed is not complied with;

(d)    require the payment of interest in respect of any period during which a sum due to the Secretary of State in accordance with any condition remains unpaid.

(4)    Requirements which may be imposed under subsection (3)(b) include in particular requirements that, if the Council itself provides specified financial resources, it is to impose specified conditions.

(5)    The Secretary of State may not impose conditions which relate to the Council's securing of the provision of financial resources to a particular person or persons.

Initial Commencement
To be appointed

To be appointed: see s 154(1)(a).

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