The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (The Common Council of the City of London) Order 1996

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Published: 1996-09-24

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 2469

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (The Common Council of the City of London) Order 1996

Made
24th September 1996

Laid before Parliament
2nd October 1996

Coming into force
1st April 1997

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 2(9) and 15(5) and (7) of the Local Government Act 1988(1), and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (The Common Council of the City of London) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 1st April 1997.

(2) In this Order—

“the Barbican Estate” means the area indicated (by internal edging in pink) on the map marked “Map referred to in the Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (The Common Council of the City of London) Order 1996” of which prints, signed by an Under Secretary in the Department of the Environment, are deposited and available for inspection during normal office hours at the principal office of the Secretary of State for the Environment and at the office of the City Secretary, Corporation of London, P.O. Box No. 270, Guildhall, London, EC2P 2EJ; and

“the Common Council” means the Common Council of the City of London.

Exemption of housing management

2.  Housing management by the Common Council shall not be treated as a defined activity so long as it is carried out in relation to housing situated within the Barbican Estate before 1st April 2002.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Paul Beresford
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Department of the Environment
24th September 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
Under Part I of the Local Government Act 1988 (competition), work falling within certain defined activities may be carried out by local authorities only if particular conditions are fulfilled.
Article 2 exempts from the requirements of Part I of the 1988 Act housing management by the Common Council of the City of London so long as it is carried out in relation to housing within the Barbican Estate (as defined in the Order) before 1st April 2002.

(1)
1988 c. 9. A relevant amendment to section 2 is made by the Local Government Act 1988 (Competition) (Defined Activities) (Housing Management) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/1671).
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