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Unitary authority

Index Unitary authority

A unitary authority is a type of local authority that has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area or performs additional functions which elsewhere in the relevant country are usually performed by national government or a higher level of sub-national government. [1]

74 relations: Alberta, Arlington County, Virginia, Auckland Council, Łódź, Baltimore, Bornholm, British Columbia, Carson City, Nevada, Chatham Islands, City, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Community council, Connecticut, Consolidated city-county, Copenhagen Municipality, Counties of Denmark, County, County borough, County council, Districts of Germany, Falkirk (council area), Frederiksberg Municipality, Gemeinde, Gisborne District, Housing Council, Howard County, Maryland, Independent city (United States), Kraków, Land and Property Services, List of census divisions of Ontario, List of Ontario separated municipalities, Local government, Local Government (Wales) Act 1994, Local Government Act 1972, Local government areas of Scotland (1973–1996), Local Government Commission for England (1992), Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, Local government in New Zealand, Local government in the United Kingdom, Local government in Wales, Marlborough Region, Massachusetts, Nelson City Council, New England town, Non-metropolitan district, Northern Ireland, Northern Rockies Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Philadelphia, ..., Poland, Powiat, Poznań, Principal area, Rates (tax), Recycling in Northern Ireland, Regional municipality, Regions of New Zealand, Rhode Island, San Francisco, Scotland, Scottish Gaelic, South Island, St. Louis, Statutory city (Austria), Statutory city (Czech Republic), Subdivisions of Scotland, Tasman District Council, Territorial authorities of New Zealand, Town, Unitary state, United Kingdom, Wales, Wrocław. Expand index (24 more) »

Alberta

Alberta is a western province of Canada.

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Arlington County, Virginia

Arlington County is a county in the Commonwealth of Virginia, often referred to simply as Arlington or Arlington, Virginia.

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Auckland Council

The Auckland Council is the local government council for the Auckland Region in New Zealand.

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Łódź

Łódź (לאדזש, Lodzh; also written as Lodz) is the third-largest city in Poland and an industrial hub.

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Baltimore

Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.

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Bornholm

Bornholm (Burgundaholmr) is a Danish island in the Baltic Sea, to the east of the rest of Denmark, south of Sweden, northeast of Germany and north of the westernmost part of Poland.

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British Columbia

British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.

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Carson City, Nevada

Carson City, officially the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City, is an independent city and the capital of the US state of Nevada, named after the mountain man Kit Carson.

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Chatham Islands

The Chatham Islands form an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean about east of the South Island of New Zealand.

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City

A city is a large human settlement.

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Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is the local government council for Na h-Eileanan Siar council area of Scotland, comprising the Outer Hebrides.

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Community council

A community council is a public representative body in Great Britain.

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Connecticut

Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Consolidated city-county

In United States local government, a consolidated city-county is a city and county that have been merged into one unified jurisdiction.

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Copenhagen Municipality

Copenhagen Municipality (Københavns Kommune), also known in English as the Municipality of Copenhagen, located in the Capital Region of Denmark, is the largest of the four municipalities that constitute the City of Copenhagen (Byen København), the other three being Dragør, Frederiksberg, and Tårnby.

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Counties of Denmark

The Counties of Denmark (Danmarks amter) were former subdivisions of metropolitan Denmark, used primarily for administrative regions, with each county having its own council with substantial powers.

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County

A county is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes,Chambers Dictionary, L. Brookes (ed.), 2005, Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd, Edinburgh in certain modern nations.

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County borough

County borough is a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (excluding Scotland), to refer to a borough or a city independent of county council control.

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County council

A county council is the elected administrative body governing an area known as a county.

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Districts of Germany

In most German states, the primary administrative subdivision is a Landkreis ("rural district"); the exceptions are the states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein, where the term is simply Kreis.

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Falkirk (council area)

Falkirk is one of 32 unitary authority council areas of Scotland.

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Frederiksberg Municipality

Frederiksberg Kommune is a municipality (Danish, kommune) on the island of Zealand (Sjælland) in Denmark.

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Gemeinde

Gemeinde (plural: Gemeinden) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland is the smallest administrative division of local government having corporate status and powers of self-government.

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Gisborne District

The Gisborne District (Te Tai Rāwhiti) is an area of northeastern New Zealand governed by the Gisborne District Council.

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Housing Council

The Housing Council is a public body in Northern Ireland, consulted by the Housing Executive and Department for Social Development on all matters that affect housing policy in Northern Ireland.

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Howard County, Maryland

Howard County is a county in the central part of the U.S. state of Maryland.

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Independent city (United States)

In the United States, an independent city is a city that is not in the territory of any county or counties with exceptions noted below.

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Kraków

Kraków, also spelled Cracow or Krakow, is the second largest and one of the oldest cities in Poland.

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Land and Property Services

The Land and Property Services (LPS, Seirbhísí Talún & Maoine) is an agency of the Department of Finance of the Northern Ireland Executive.

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List of census divisions of Ontario

There are 49 census divisions of Ontario used by Statistics Canada to aggregate census data.

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List of Ontario separated municipalities

In the Canadian province of Ontario, municipalities operate in various hierarchies.

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Local government

A local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state.

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Local Government (Wales) Act 1994

The Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (c. 19) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which created the current local government structure in Wales of 22 unitary authority areas, referred to as principal areas in the Act, and abolished the previous two-tier structure of counties and districts.

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Local Government Act 1972

The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.

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Local government areas of Scotland (1973–1996)

The local government areas of Scotland were redefined by the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 and redefined again by the Local Government etc (Scotland) Act 1994.

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Local Government Commission for England (1992)

The Local Government Commission for England was the body responsible for reviewing the structure of local government in England from 1992 to 2002.

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Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994

The Local Government etc.

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Local government in New Zealand

New Zealand is a unitary state rather than a federation—regions are created by the authority of the central government, rather than the central government being created by the authority of the regions.

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Local government in the United Kingdom

Local government in the United Kingdom has origins that pre-date the United Kingdom itself, as each of the four countries of the United Kingdom has its own separate system.

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Local government in Wales

Since 1 April 1996, Wales has been divided into 22 single-tier principal areas for local government purposes.

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Marlborough Region

The Marlborough Region, commonly known simply as Marlborough, is one of the regions of New Zealand, located in the northeast of the South Island.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Nelson City Council

Nelson City Council is a unitary local authority and one of the 16 regions of New Zealand.

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New England town

The New England town (generally referred to simply as a town in New England) is the basic unit of local government and local division of state authority in each of the six New England states and without a direct counterpart in most other U.S. states.

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Non-metropolitan district

Non-metropolitan districts, or colloquially "shire districts", are a type of local government district in England.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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Northern Rockies Regional Municipality

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality (NRRM), formerly the Northern Rockies Regional District (NRRD), and before that the Fort Nelson-Liard Regional District, is a municipality in northeastern British Columbia, Canada.

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Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia (Latin for "New Scotland"; Nouvelle-Écosse; Scottish Gaelic: Alba Nuadh) is one of Canada's three maritime provinces, and one of the four provinces that form Atlantic Canada.

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Ontario

Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.

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Poland

Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.

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Powiat

A powiat (pronounced; Polish plural: powiaty) is the second-level unit of local government and administration in Poland, equivalent to a county, district or prefecture (LAU-1, formerly NUTS-4) in other countries.

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Poznań

Poznań (Posen; known also by other historical names) is a city on the Warta River in west-central Poland, in the Greater Poland region.

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Principal area

In England and Wales local government legislation, a principal area is one of the sub-national areas established for control by a principal council.

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Rates (tax)

Rates are a type of property tax system in the United Kingdom, and in places with systems deriving from the British one, the proceeds of which are used to fund local government.

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Recycling in Northern Ireland

Recycling in Northern Ireland Roughly 50% of waste is recycled or composted in, from a recent article in the BBC.

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Regional municipality

A regional municipality (or region) is a type of Canadian municipal government similar to and at the same municipal government level as a county, although the specific structure and servicing responsibilities may vary from place to place.

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Regions of New Zealand

New Zealand is divided into sixteen regions for local government purposes.

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Rhode Island

Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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Scotland

Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.

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Scottish Gaelic

Scottish Gaelic or Scots Gaelic, sometimes also referred to simply as Gaelic (Gàidhlig) or the Gaelic, is a Celtic language native to the Gaels of Scotland.

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South Island

The South Island (Māori: Te Waipounamu) is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the smaller but more populous North Island.

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St. Louis

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Statutory city (Austria)

In Austrian politics, a statutory city (German: Stadt mit eigenem Statut or Statutarstadt) is a city that is vested, in addition to its purview as a municipality, with the powers and duties of a district administrative authority.

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Statutory city (Czech Republic)

In Czech politics, a statutory city (statutární město) is a municipal corporation which has been granted city status by Act of Parliament.

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Subdivisions of Scotland

For local government purposes, Scotland is divided into 32 areas designated as "council areas", which are all governed by single-tier authorities designated as "councils".

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Tasman District Council

Tasman District Council is the unitary local authority for the Tasman District of New Zealand.

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Territorial authorities of New Zealand

Territorial authorities are the second tier of local government in New Zealand, below regional councils.

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Town

A town is a human settlement.

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Unitary state

A unitary state is a state governed as a single power in which the central government is ultimately supreme and any administrative divisions (sub-national units) exercise only the powers that the central government chooses to delegate.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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Wrocław

Wrocław (Breslau; Vratislav; Vratislavia) is the largest city in western Poland.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unitary_authority

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