1996 No. 563
LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Local Government Changes for England (Finance) (Amendment) Regulations 1996
1st March 1996
Laid before Parliament
8th March 1996
Coming into force
1st April 1996
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sections 19 and 26 of the Local Government Act 1992(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations—
Citation and commencement
1. These Regulations may be cited as the Local Government Changes for England (Finance) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 and shall come into force on 1st April 1996.
Amendment of Finance Regulations
2. In regulation 54A of the Local Government Changes for England (Finance) Regulations 1994 (subsidy, contributions and financial assistance)(2)—
(a)for paragraph (2)(a) substitute—
“(a)section 63 of the Rent Act 1977 (rent officer schemes)(3);
(ab)section 429 of the Housing Act 1985 (the improvement for sale scheme)”; and
(b)at the end add—
“(4) In this regulation “designated authority” includes an authority designated by a scheme made under section 63 of the Rent Act 1977 where the scheme takes effect on the reorganisation date.”
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State
Minister of State,
Department of the Environment
1st March 1996
(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations amend regulation 54A of the Local Government Changes for England (Finance) Regulations 1994 to provide for the treatment of grants made by the Secretary of State under section 63 of the Rent Act 1977 (rent officer schemes) to an authority which is abolished under Part II of the Local Government Act 1992.
1992 c. 19.
S.I. 1994/2825; regulation 54A was inserted by S.I. 1995/2862.
1977 c. 42; amended by Part I of Schedule 14 and Schedule 18 to the Housing Act 1988 (c. 50), paragraph 13(3) of Schedule 8 to the Local Government Act 1985 and S.I. 1995/2451.