The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (Leicester City Council) Order 1998

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Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 2550

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (Leicester City Council) Order 1998

Made 1998
16th October 1998

Laid before Parliament
23rd October 1998

Coming into force
13th November 1998

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) (Leicester City Council) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 13th November 1998.

Exemption of defined activities carried out by Leicester City Council

2.  The following types of work carried out by the council of the city of Leicester shall not be treated as defined activities so long as they are carried out in that authority’s area during the period beginning with 13th November 1998 and ending on 31st March 2001:

managing sports and leisure facilities(2);

legal services(3);

construction and property services(4);

financial services(5);

information technology services(6).

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Hilary Armstrong
Minister of State,
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
16th October 1998

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.
Article 2 of this Order exempts from the requirements of Part I the following types of work carried out by Leicester City Council in their area during the period beginning with 13th November 1998 and ending on 31st March 2001: managing sports and leisure facilities, legal services, construction and property services, financial services, and information technology services.


(1)
1988 c. 9.

(2)
See section 2(2)(ee) of, and paragraph 8 of Schedule 1 to, the Local Government Act 1988, which were inserted by S.I. 1989/2488.

(3)
See section 2(2)(j) of, and paragraph 11 of Schedule 1 to, the Local Government Act 1988, which were inserted by S.I. 1994/2884.

(4)
See section 2(2)(k) of, and paragraph 12 of Schedule 1 to, the Local Government Act 1988, which were inserted by S.I. 1994/2888.

(5)
See section 2(2)(1) of, and paragraph 13 of Schedule 1 to, the Local Government Act 1988, which were inserted by S.I. 1995/1915.

(6)
See section 2(2)(m) of, and paragraph 14 of Schedule 1 to, the Local Government Act 1988, which were inserted by S.I. 1995/1915.
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