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Best value guidance for National Parks Authorities: Circular Defra 10/2003

This guidance sets out how National Park Authorities (NPAs) in England and the Broads Authority might meet the requirements of Part I of the…

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This guidance sets out how National Park Authorities (NPAs) in England and the Broads Authority might meet the requirements of Part I of the Local Government Act 1999 to make arrangements to secure continuous improvement in their functions, with regard to efficiency, effectiveness and economy. It replaces DETR Circulars 10/99 and 02/01.

Paragraphs 23-40 and Annexes B, C, D and E consist of statutory guidance provided under Section 3 (the general duty), Section 5 (Best Value Reviews), Section 6 (Best Value Performance Plans), and Section 19 (Contracts: exclusion of noncommercial considerations) of the 1999 Act.