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London Local Authorities Act

Private Bill

Originated in the House of Lords, Sessions 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-12

Last updated: 1 May 2012 at 17:56

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Long title

To confer further powers upon local authorities in London; and for related purposes.


The Bill (as originally introduced) confers a range of further powers upon local authorities in London, including:

  • the issuing of penalty charges for littering and dog-related offences
  • miscellaneous provisions related to public health, environmental protection and highways
  • provision for local authorities to serve management orders on owners of houses in multiple occupation that require maintenance
  • changes to the powers of entry by ‘appropriate officers’ to houses
  • miscellaneous provisions for the licensing of premises.


Westminster City Council

Current version of the Bill

London Local Authorities Act 2012
19 March 2012

Petition Information

Lords: 23 January 2008 to 6 February 2008 Lords Additional Provision: 7 May 2008 to 2 November 2009 Commons: 4 December 2009 to 14 December 2009

There are specific times when petitions can be presented. If you are "specially and directly affected" by this bill you may oppose the Bill or seek its amendment before a Select Committee in either or both Houses. If you present a "petition" against the Bill at the appropriate times you may be able to have your views on the Bill heard by the Committee (in whichever House you petition).

  • Petitions against the additional provision. The petitioning period against the additional provision has now ended.
  • The petitioning period for petitions against the Bill in the House of Lords ended on 6 February 2008.
  • The petitioning period in the House of Commons ended on 14 December 2009

There will be no further opportunities to deposit petitions against the bill in either House.

The Bill was opposed in the Lords, 4 petitions were presented against the Bill in the House of Lords (one was subsequently withdrawn). The Bill is opposed in the Commons 3 petitions were deposited there.

Petitions can be accessed from the "Bill documents" link on the left hand side of this webpage.

Parliamentary agent

Firms with one or more "Roll A" parliamentary agents who are acting for the promoters of this Bill.

Sharpe Pritchard LLP
Elm Yard
13-16 Elm Street
London WC1X 0BJ

Bill passage

Bill started in the House of Lords
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Bill in the House of Commons
1st reading
2nd reading
Committee stage
Report stage
3rd reading
Final stages
Consideration of amendments
Royal Assent
In progress
Not applicable
Not yet reached