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Delegation of powers under the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restriction) (England) (No 3) Regulations 2020 to Gloucestershire City, Borough and District Councils (‘the District Authorities’)

The following key decision will be considered by Tim Harman, the Cabinet Member for Public Health and Communities because the decision is urgent and it has not been possible to publish details about the key decision in the Forward Plan.

To:

• Delegate responsibility to undertake the enforcement powers under the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restriction) (England) No 3 Regulations (as amended or superseded) to the District Authorities.

• Authorise the Assistant Director of Legal Services to enter into an Agreement under Section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972 and Section 9EA of the Local Government Act 2000 with the District Authorities to undertake the enforcement powers under the No 3 Regulations.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects two or more divisions;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/11/2020

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
An agreement between the County Council and the District Authorities needs to be completed as soon as possible to enable the District Authorities to undertake any appropriate enforcement action if the County Council makes a Direction under the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restriction) (England) (No 3) Regulations 2020 once the current lock down finishes on 3 December.

Decision due: 17 Nov 2020 by Cabinet Member - Public Health and Communities

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Public Health and Communities

Contact: Gillian Parkinson Email: gillian.parkinson@gloucestershire.gov.uk.

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