chapter  III
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A Regional Authority

At the outset we should appreciate that a distinction can be drawn between the functions which need to be directly adminis­ tered by a regional authority and those which require to be regionally supervised or planned but which can be carried out by local authorities within the region. There are, in fact, three categories of services : those calling for direct regional adminis­ tration; those suitable for local administration under regional guidance ; and those which can be left entirely to local control and administration. For the present we are concerned with the first two groups.