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The statutory powers and duties of the Parish Council

Allotments

Powers to provide allotments.
Duty to provide allotment gardens if demand unsatisfied.


Small Holdings Act 1908 ss23,26 & 42

Archives

Power to make records held available to the public and to support local archives

Local Government Records Act 1962 ss1 & 4


Baths & Washouses


Power to provide public baths and washhouses


Public Health Act 1936 ss221, 222, 223 & 227

Burial Grounds, Cemeteries and Crematoria


Power to acquire and maintain


Open Spaces Act 1906 ss9 & 10 Local Government Act 1972 s214



Power to provide
Power to agree to maintain monuments and memorials


Town Councils and Burial Authorities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1970 s1



Power to contribute towards expenses of cemeteries


Local Government Act 1972 s214 (6)


Bus Shelters


Power to provide and maintain shelters


Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1953 s4


Bye Laws


Powers to make Bye Laws in regards to pleasure grounds


Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1953 s4



Cycle Parks


Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 s57



Baths and Washhouses


Public Health Act 1936 s223


Open Spaces and Burial Grounds


Open Spaces Act 1906 ss12 & 15



Mortuaries and Post-Mortem Rooms


Public Health Act 1936 c198


Car Sharing Schemes


Power to establish, maintain and assist others


Local Government and Rating Act 1997 s26


Charities

Duty to receive accounts of parochial charities


Charities Act 1960 s32


Clocks

Power to provide public clocks

Town Councils Act 1957 s2


Closed Churchyards


Powers as to maintenance


Local Government Act 1972 s215


Commons and Common Pastures


Powers in relation to enclosure, as to regulation and management, and as to providing common pasture


Enclosure Act 1845;
Local Government Act 1894 s8(4);
Smallholdings & Allotmentst Act 1908 s34;
Commons Act 1899


Conference Facilities


Power to provide and encourage the use of facilities


Local Government Act 1972 s144


Community Centres


Power to provide and equip buildings for use of clubs having athletic, social or educational objectives


Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 s19

Delegated Functions


Power to assume a function delegated by another authority


Local Government Act 1972 ss101, 111 & 112


Power to ensure effective discharge of Council functions


as above



Power to employ persons to carry out Council functions


as above



Power to deal with ponds/ditches, agreements with landowners and with English Nature to manage Council-owned reserve land as a nature reserve


Public Health Act 1936 s260


Legal Proceedings


Power to prosecute or defend

Local Government Act 1972 s222


Listed Buildings


Power to contribute to the preservation of historic buildings


Essex Act 1987 s48


Litter

Provision of receptacles


Litter Act 1983 ss5.6


Lotteries

Power to promote


Lotteries & Amusements Act 1976 s7


Nuisances

Power to deal with offensive ditches


Public Health Act 1936 s260


Open Spaces


Power to acquire land and maintain


Public Health Act 1975 s164; Open Spaces Act 1906 ss9 & 10; Commons Act 1899


Parish Property and Records


Powers to direct as to their custody


Local Government Act 1972 s226


Planning

Right to be notified of and power to respond to planning applications


Village & Country Planning Act 1990 s1 ss8;
Local Government Act 1972 s15 ss20


Postal and telecommunications facilities


Power to pay the Post Office, British Telecommunications or any other public telecommunications operator any loss sustained in providing post or telegraph office or telecommunications facilities


Post Office Cat 1953 s51;
Telecommunications Act 1984 s97


Public Buildings and Village Halls


Power to provide


Public Health Act 1936 s87


Public Conveniences


Power to provide


as above


Public Enquiries


Power to make representations at public enquiries


Local Government Act 1972 s222


Publicise Functions


Powers to publicise council and local authority functions


Local Government Act 1972 s142


Raising of Finances


Power to raise money through the precept


Local Government Act 1972 s150


Recreation

Power to acquire land for or to provide recreation grounds, public walks, pleasure grounds and open spaces and to manage and control them


Public Health Act 1875 s164; Local Government Act 1972 s14 ss27; Public Health Acts Amendments Acts 1890 s44; Open Spaces Act 1906 ss9 & 10; Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 s19; Commons Act 1899



Power to provide gymnasiums, playing fields and holiday camps

as above



Provision of boating pools


Public Health Act 1961 s54


Taxi Fare Concessions


Power to reimburse operator


Local Government and Rating Act 1997 s28


Tourism


Power to contribute to organisations encouraging


Local Government Act 1972 s144


Transport and Traffic


Power to conduct surveys to establish the transport needs of the community, the use of and need for roads and the management and control of traffic


Local Government and Rating Act 1997 s29



Power to collect and disseminate passenger transport information and make grants for bus services


Local Government and Rating Act 1997 s29 (2) 27



Powers to contribute financially to traffic calming schemes


Local Government and Rating Act 1997 s26


Training

Powers to train Councillors


Local Government Act 1972 s175


Transport

Powers to spend money on community transport schemes


Local Government and Rating Act 1997 ss26-29


War Memorials


Power to maintain, repair and adapt war memorials

War Memorials (Local Authorities Powers) Act 1923 s1; as extended by Local Government Act 1948 s123


Water Supply


Powers to utilise well, spring or stream and to provide facilities for obtaining water there from


Public Health Act 1936 s125

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