§ (1) A county council may, with the approval of the Secretary of State, make arrangements with the council of an urban district in the county, with a population of less than twenty thousand, for the exercise by the council of that district, as agents for the county council, on such terms and subject to such conditions as may be agreed on, of any powers of the county council under this Act within the district, and the council of the district may as part of the agreement undertake to pay the whole or any part of the expenses incurred in connection with the exercise of the powers delegated to them.
§ (2) The London County Council may, with the like approval, make similar arrangements with the Common Council of the City of London, or with the council of any Metropolitan borough, and, if any such arrangement is made, any expenses which the authority to whom the powers are delegated undertake to pay shall be defrayed, in the case of the Common Council, out of the general rate, and in the case of Metropolitan borough councils, as part of the expenses of the council.
§ Amendments made: In Sub-section (1), leave out the words "this Act" ["council under this Act"] and insert instead thereof the words "The Shop Hours Regulation Acts, 1892 to 1911."
§ In Sub-section (2) leave out the words "City of London."
§ Leave out the words "which the authority to whom the powers are delegated 1835 undertake to pay shall be defrayed, in the case of the Common Council, out of the general rate, and in the case of Metropolitan borough councils as part of the expenses of the council," and insert instead thereof the words "which the Metropolitan borough councils undertake to pay as part of the expenses."