ADSO training course – “Law and Practice”(RB Kensington and Chelsea) **FULLY BOOKED**

13th September 2019 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
RB Kensington and Chelsea
Walford-Crofton Room
Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Kensington Town Hall, Horton Street, London
W8 7NX
£95 + VAT (including lunch) for ADSO Members and £130+ VAT (including lunch) for non ADSO Members*. Free for ADSO Learners

Target Audience:

This course is aimed at Democratic Services Officers who wish to develop their understanding of the legislation underpinning the current decision-making process. The content is linked to the Law and Practice module of the ADSO Certificate so it will help current learners with their research for this module.

Workshop topics:

  • Meetings and their legal framework starting with the Local Government Act 1972
  • Discussion on the Local Government Act 1985 and Local Government and Housing Act 1989
  • Local Government Act 2000 – What did this mean for Local Authorities? What was new?
  • Case Studies and feedback – Applying legislation to the democratic process
  • Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 – What changes to the decision making framework did this Act require?
  • Local Democracy Economic Development and Construction Act 2009 Case Studies and feedback – Interpreting and applying legislation
  • Localism Act 2011 – What new opportunities did this Act bring for Local Authorities?
  • 2012, 2014 and 2015 – Discussion regarding most recent legislation including Executive Arrangements 2012, Health and Social Care Act, 2012 and Openness Regulations 2014
  • Surgery – Opportunity to raise any questions / discussions or issues with the group


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