§ (".—(1) The Secretary of State may by regulations make provision for or in connection with enabling a local authority which is operating executive arrangements (''the existing arrangements") to operate executive arrangements ("the different arrangements") which differ from the existing arrangements in any respect.
§ (2) The provision which may be made by virtue of subsection (1) includes provision—
- (a) which applies or reproduces (with or without modifications) any provisions of section 18, (Proposals not requiring referendum), 19 or 20,
- (b) for or in connection with requiring the consent of an elected mayor under the existing arrangements to the operation of the different arrangements,
- (c) with respect to changes to the existing arrangements as a result of changes to the functions which are the responsibility of an executive.
§ (3) Nothing in subsection (2) affects the generality of the power under subsection (1).").
§ [Amendments Nos. 196A to 196C, as amendments to Amendment No. 196, not moved.]
§ On Question, Amendment No. 196 agreed to.
§ Clause 21, as amended, agreed to.143
Lord Whitty moved Amendment No. 197:
After Clause 21, insert the following new clause—