The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (Chichester District Council and Mole Valley District Council) Order 1997

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Published: 1997-10-13

Statutory Instruments
1997 No. 2458

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (Chichester District Council and Mole Valley District Council) Order 1997

Made
13th October 1997

Laid before Parliament
22nd October 1997

Coming into force
12th November 1997

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

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (Chichester District Council and Mole Valley District Council) Order 1997 and shall come into force on 12th November 1997.

Exemption of sports and leisure management

2.—(1) The management of sports and leisure facilities by the council of the district of Chichester shall not be treated as a defined activity so long as it is undertaken at the Westgate Centre, Chichester during the period beginning with 1st January 1998 and ending on 31st March 1999.

(2) The management of sports and leisure facilities by the council of the district of Mole Valley shall not be treated as a defined activity so long as it is undertaken at the Dorking Swimming Centre, Dorking during the period beginning with 1st July 1998 and ending on 31st December 1999.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Hilary Armstrong
Minister of State,
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
13th October 1997

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.
This Order exempts from the requirements of Part I the management of sports and leisure facilities by (i) Chichester District Council so long as it is undertaken at the Westgate Centre, Chichester during the period beginning with 1st January 1998 and ending on 31st March 1999; and (ii) Mole Valley District Council so long as it is undertaken at the Dorking Swimming Centre, Dorking during the period beginning with 1st July 1998 and ending on 31st December 1999.

(1)
1988 c. 9.
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