Local authorities now have the power to do anything that individuals may do, where previously they could only do what they had been authorised to by law. The General Power of Competence (GPC) gives authorities a new flexibility to act, but what does it mean in practice? Melanie Carter considers the background to GPC, its scope, and its limitations.

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Melanie Carter

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Posted on 07/04/2015 in BWB Publications

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