1998 No. 2619
LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (Easington District Council) Order 1998
22nd October 1998
Laid before Parliament
29th October 1998
Coming into force
19th November 1998
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by sections 2(9) and 15(5) of the Local Government Act 1988(1) hereby makes the following Order:–
Citation and commencement
1. This Order may be cited as the Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (Easington District Council) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 19th November 1998.
Exemption of sports and leisure facilities management
2. The management of sports and leisure facilities(2) by the council of the district of Easington shall not be treated as a defined activity so long as it is carried out at the following leisure centres:
(a)the Peterlee Leisure Centre, St. Cuthbert’s Way, Peterlee; and
(b)the Seaham Leisure Centre, Recreation Ground, Deneside, Seaham
during the period beginning with 1st January 1999 and ending on 31st December 1999.
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State
Minister of State,
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
22nd October 1998
(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 of this Order exempts from the requirements of Part I the management of sports and leisure facilities by Easington District Council so long as it is carried out at the Peterlee Leisure Centre or the Seaham Leisure Centre during the period beginning with 1st January 1999 and ending on 31st December 1999.
1988 c. 9.
See section 2(2)(ee) of, and paragraph 8 of Schedule 1 to, the Local Government Act 1988, which were added by S.I. 1989/2488.