LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Local Authorities (Goods and Services) (Public Bodies) Order 1997
17th January 1997
Laid before Parliament
29th January 1997
Coming into force
19th February 1997
The Secretary of State for the Environment and the Secretary of State for Wales, acting jointly in relation to England and Wales in exercise of the powers conferred by section 1(5) of the Local Authorities (Goods and Services) Act 1970(1), hereby make the following Order:
Citation and commencement
1. This Order may be cited as the Local Authorities (Goods and Services) (Public Bodies) Order 1997 and shall come into force on 19th February 1997.
Designation of public bodies
2. Each of the following, being a person appearing to the Secretary of State to be exercising functions of a public nature, shall be a public body for the purposes of the Local Authorities (Goods and Services) Act 1970 in its application to England and Wales:
Huddersfield Pride Limited
Routes to Work (Derby) Limited
Stainforth Development Limited
Sydenham SRB Trust.
Restrictions on agreements which may be entered into
3. Agreements which may be entered into by a body by virtue of this Order shall be restricted to agreements with a local authority for the supply of goods or materials, or the provision of administrative, professional or technical services, by that authority to that body, in connection with financial or other assistance given or to be given to that body by any person for the purposes of the regeneration of any part of that authority’s area.
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Department of the Environment
14th January 1997
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office
17th January 1997
(This note is not part of the Order)
Article 2 of this Order designates four limited companies as public bodies under the Local Authorities (Goods and Services) Act 1970.
The effect of the designation is to allow a local authority to provide goods and services to the designated bodies. By virtue of article 3, it may only do so provided that the provision is in connection with financial or other assistance to that body by any person for the purposes of the regeneration of any part of that authority’s area.
1970 c. 39. The power conferred on the Minister of Housing and Local Government is exercisable by the Secretary of State: S.I. 1970/1681.