The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (Bournemouth Borough Council and North West Leicestershire District Council) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-07-08

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 1661

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (Bournemouth Borough Council and North West Leicestershire District Council) Order 1998

Made
8th July 1998

Laid before Parliament
15th July 1998

Coming into force
5th August 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) (Bournemouth Borough Council and North West Leicestershire District Council) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 5th August 1998.

Exemption of sports and leisure facilities management—

2.—(1) The management of sports and leisure facilities(2) by the council of the borough of Bournemouth shall not be treated as a defined activity so long as it is carried out at—

(a)the Littledown Centre, Chaseside, Bournemouth

(b)the Kinson Swimming Pool, South Kinson Drive, Bournemouth, or

(c)the Stokewood Road Swimming Pool, Stokewood Road, Bournemouth

during the period beginning with 1st October 1998 and ending on 30th September 2000.

(2) The management of sports and leisure facilities by the council of the district of North West Leicestershire shall not be treated as a defined activity so long as it is carried out at—

(a)the Hermitage Leisure Centre and Recreation Ground, Silver Street, Whitwick

(b)the Hood Park Leisure Centre, North Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

(c)Coalville Park, London Road, Coalville

(d)Whitwick Park, North Street, Whitwick

(e)Scotlands Playing Field, Forest Road, Coalville

(f)South Street Recreation Ground, South Street, Ellistown

(g)Thringstone Bowls Club, Loughborough Road, Thringstone

(h)Melrose Recreation Ground, Melrose Road, Thringstone, or

(i)Millfield Recreation Ground, Station Road, Hugglescote,

during the period beginning with 1st May 1999 and ending on 1st April 2000.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Hilary Armstrong
Minister of State,
Department of the Environment Transport and the Regions
8th July 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 management of sports and leisure facilities by Bournemouth Borough Council and North West Leicestershire District Council, so long as that activity is carried out at the sites and during the periods stated in paragraphs (1) and (2) of that article respectively.


(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 added by S.I. 1989/2488.
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