The Local Government Act 1988 (Competition) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1998

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Published: 1998-06-05

Statutory Instruments
1998 No. 1422 (S.71)

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, SCOTLAND
The Local Government Act 1988 (Competition) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1998

Made
5th June 1998

Laid before Parliament
9th June 1998

Coming into force
30th June 1998

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 6(3) and 15(6) and (7) of the Local Government Act 1988(1) and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Regulations:

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Local Government Act 1988 (Competition) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1998 and shall come into force on 30th June 1998.

(2) In these Regulations, “the principal Regulations” means the Local Government Act 1988 (Competition) (Scotland) Regulations 1997(2).

Amendment of principal Regulations

2.  In regulation 4 of the principal Regulations–

(a)in paragraph (1), for “2000” there shall be substituted “2001”; and

(b)in paragraph (2), for “1999” there shall be substituted “2000”.

3.  In regulation 6 of the principal Regulations–

(a)in paragraph (1), for “1st April 2000” there shall be substituted “1st April 2001”;

(b)in paragraph (2), for “1st April 1999 to 30th September 1999” there shall be substituted “1st April 2000 to 30th September 2000”; and

(c)in paragraph (3), for “1st October 1999 to 31st March 2000” there shall be substituted “1st October 2000 to 31st March 2001”.

4.  In column 2 of Schedule 6 to the principal Regulations–

(a)for “1998” wherever it appears, there shall be substituted “1999”; and

(b)for “1999” wherever it appears, there shall be substituted “2000”.

Revocation

5.  The Local Government Act 1988 (Competition) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 1997(3) are hereby revoked.

Calum MacDonald
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office
St Andrew’s House,
Edinburgh
5th June 1998

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
The Local Government Act 1988 (Competition) (Scotland) Regulations 1997 (“the principal Regulations”) make provision as to the introduction in Scotland of compulsory competitive tendering (“CCT”) in respect of functional work falling within certain activities which are defined activities for the purposes of the Local Government Act 1988. These Regulations amend the principal Regulations so as to delay the introduction of CCT for a further period of 12 months.


(1)
1988 c. 9; section 6(3) was amended by the Local Government Act 1992 (c. 19), Schedule 1, paragraph 12.

(2)
S.I. 1997/197, amended by S.I. 1997/1436.

(3)
S.I. 1997/1436.
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