Joint committee

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England and Wales

A joint committee constituted in accordance with section 102(1)(b) of the Local Government Act 1972 is a public authority for the purposes of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (see FOIA_Schedule_1_Part_II.

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Paragraph 4(5) of Schedule 6 to the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 states that police and crime panels in multi-authority police areas are joint committees.

Northern Ireland

Joint committees in Northern Ireland are not generally public authorities in their own rights, even though under section 19(9) of Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972, they can be given their own corporate identities. Incorporated joint committees include:

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