Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland
1997 No. 522
The Local Government (Competition in Functional Work) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997
4th December 1997
Coming into operation
31st January 1998
The Department of the Environment, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by Article 7(3) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1992(1) and of all other powers enabling it in that behalf, hereby makes the following regulations:
Citation and commencement
1. These regulations may be cited as the Local Government (Competition in Functional Work) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997 and shall come into operation on 31st January 1998.
Amendment to provisions relating to specified dates
2. In Column 2 of the Schedule to the Local Government (Competition in Functional Work) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995(2), for “1st April 1998”, wherever it appears, there shall be substituted “1st November 1998”.
Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on
4th December 1997.
(This note is not part of the Regulation.)
The Local Government (Competition in Functional Work) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995 describe for the purposes of Article 7(3) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (“the Order”) the nature of the functional work (as defined in Article 3(1)) which the councils specified in the schedule may not carry out on or after the dates specified in the schedule unless certain conditions (designed to ensure competition) are fulfilled (regulation 2).
These regulations extend the date specified for the district council services of Managing sports and leisure facilities and Construction and maintenance work from 1st April 1998 to 1st November 1998.
S.I. 1992/810 (N.I. 6). See Article 2(2) and (3)—definition of “Department”, “regulations” and “the Ministry” in section 148(1) of the principal Act; see also S.R. & O (N.I.) 1973 No. 504 Article 7(1) and S.I. 1976/424 (N.I. 6) Article 3
S.R. 1995 No. 362