Clause 4 amends Schedule 3 of the Act, which relates to the reorganisation of local authorities. Clause 24 is repealed, so that a petition is no longer required for holding a poll about a final proposal that provides for any of the following matters:
the union of districts or regions:
the constitution of a new district or region, including the constitution of a new local authority for that district or region:
the abolition of a district or region, including the dissolution or abolition of the local authority for that district or region:
the assumption by a territorial authority of the powers of a regional council.