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Transfer of functions and powers between levels of government
Chapter Eleven - Devolved Government
Article 187. Transfer of functions and powers between levels of government

(1) A function or power of government at one level may be transferred to a government at the other level by agreement between the governments if--
    (a)    the function or power would be more effectively performed or exercised by the receiving government; and
    (b)    the transfer of the function or power is not prohibited by  the legislation under which it is to be performed or exercised.
(2) If a function or power is transferred from a government at one level to a government at the other level--
    (a)    arrangements shall be put in place to ensure that the resources necessary for the performance of the function or exercise of the power are transferred; and
    (b)    constitutional responsibility for the performance of the function or exercise of the power shall remain with the government to which it is assigned by the Fourth Schedule.


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