Bristol Corporation Act 1961

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Dear Bristol City Council,

Could you please advise where a copy of the Bristol Corporation Act 1961 may be viewed, and how a copy may be obtained. Should a fee be payable, the cost of any such fee.

Yours faithfully,

C Marshall

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You sent us a Freedom of Information request on 16/05/2017

Your request number is CRN00114779

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Dear FOIA Team,

By law Bristol City Council should have responded promptly to my request and in any case within 20 working days. This legal limit has now been breached.

Can you please advise when you aim to comply with your statutory duty.

Can you please explain why you were unable to respond promptly or within the 20 day statutory time frame.

Yours sincerely,

C Marshall

"Customer Relations Team" <>, Bristol City Council

You sent us a Freedom of Information request on 16/05/2017

Your request number is CRN00114779

Our reply to your request is:  

Bristol Archives have said:
We hold a copy of the Bristol Corporation Act, 1961, under the ref: PBA/Corp/L/1/100
It can be viewed for free in our public searchroom during our opening times, see website: [1]
You can come in and photograph it for a fee of £5.50 (the cost of our daily photographic licence), or have it photocopied while you’re here for a cost of £17.40 (60p per
Alternatively, we can send you photocopies by post for a cost of £24.40 (£17.40 for the copies + £7 handling charge).
For your information, Bath Central Library also hold a copy.

This response should answer your request in full.

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Email: [3][Bristol City Council request email]
Write to: Customer Relations (100TS), PO Box 3176, Bristol, BS3 9FS

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The Act is available online at