Local Government Act 2001

Direction to make agreements.


87.—(1) Whenever it appears to the Minister that an agreement under section 85(1) should be made between local authorities for the purpose of any of their functions, he or she may direct them to enter into an agreement.

(2) A direction under subsection (1) shall only be made by the Minister after giving each local authority concerned an opportunity to make representations to him or her in writing and after considering any representations so made.

(3) The Minister may direct that any agreement entered into under this section contains such terms and conditions as he or she may specify and the authorities concerned shall comply with any direction given by the Minister.

(4) An agreement entered into under this section shall not be revoked except with the consent of the Minister.