The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemptions) (London Fire and Civil Defence Authority) Order 1998

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Published: 1998-06-22

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 1528

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemptions) (London Fire and Civil Defence Authority) Order 1998

Made
22nd June 1998

Laid before Parliament
1st July 1998

Coming into force
22nd July 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, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemptions) (London Fire and Civil Defence Authority) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 22nd July 1998.

(2) In this Order, “the LFCDA” means the London Fire and Civil Defence Authority.

Exemptions of construction and property services and of financial services

2.—(1) The provision of construction and property services(2) by the LFCDA shall not be treated as a defined activity so long as it is carried out during the period beginning with 1st April 1999 and ending on 31st March 2000.

(2) The provision of financial services(3) by the LFCDA shall not be treated as a defined activity so long as it is carried out during the period beginning with 22nd July 1998 and ending on 31st March 2001.

Signed by authority of Secretary of State

Hilary Armstrong
Minister of State,
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
22nd June 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.
This Order exempts from the requirements of Part I the provision of construction and property services by the London Fire and Civil Defence Authority so long as it is carried out during the period beginning with 1st April 1999 and 31st March 2000, and the provision of financial services by that authority so long as it is carried out during the period beginning with 22nd July 1998 and ending on 31st March 2001.


(1)
1988 c. 9.

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

(3)
See section 2(2)(1) of, and paragraph 13 of Schedule 1 to, the Local Government Act 1988 (inserted by S.I. 1995/1915).
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