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Section 12.1. In accordance with the principles of subsidiarity and to empower decision-making at the appropriate local level, a two-tier system of local authorities will share autonomous official responsibility for delegated public services and facilities in a particular area. The two tiers will be termed Regional Councils and Burgh Councils.

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    Administrator #1  •  2020-08-16 22:45:30

    Section 12.1. Section 12.1. In accordance with the principles of subsidiarity and to empower decision-making at the appropriate local level, a two-tier system of local authorities will share autonomous official responsibility for delegated public services and facilities in a particular area. The two tiers will be termed Regional Councils and Burgh Councils.

Proposed Amendment to Section 12.1.

  • Abrach

    Section 12.1. Section 12.1. In accordance with the principles of subsidiarity and to empower decision-making at the appropriate local level, a two-tier system of local authorities will share autonomous official responsibility for delegated public services and facilities in a particular area. The two tiers will be termed Regional Councils and Area Councils. Where Area Councils serve an area that is substantially urban, they may be named Burgh Councils.

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Proposed Amendment to Section 12.1.

  • Abrach

    Section 12.1. Section 12.1. Change name of Burgh Councils. In accordance with the principles of subsidiarity and to empower decision-making at the appropriate local level, a two-tier system of local authorities will share autonomous official responsibility for delegated public services and facilities in a particular area. The two tiers will be termed Regional Councils and Area Councils. Where Area Councils serve an area that is substantially urban, they may be named Burgh Councils.

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Proposed Amendment to Section 12.1.

  • Tayberry

    Names of Councils

    Section 12.1. Section 12.1. In accordance with the principles of subsidiarity and to empower decision-making at the appropriate local level, a two-tier system of local authorities will share autonomous official responsibility for delegated public services and facilities in a particular area. The two tiers will be termed Regional Councils and Municipal Councils. Where a Municipal Council serves a settlement that has been granted city status, that Council may style itself as a City Council. Where a Municipal Council serves a settlement that had a resident population of over 20,000 at the most recent census, that Council may style itself as a Burgh Council. Other Municipal Councils shall be styled as District Councils.

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