1998 No. 538
The Financial Assistance for Environmental Purposes Order 1998
8th March 1998
Laid before Parliament
11th March 1998
Coming into force
1st April 1998
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 153(4) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990(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 Financial Assistance for Environmental Purposes Order 1998 and shall come into force on 1st April 1998.
Variation of section 153(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990
2. In section 153(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (purposes for which financial assistance may be given) there shall be inserted after paragraph (ff)(2)
“(gg)The Wales Wildlife and Countryside Link.”.
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State for Wales
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Welsh Office
8th March 1998
(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order varies section 153(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 to enable the Secretary of State, with the consent of the Treasury, to give financial assistance to the Wales Wildlife and Countryside Link, a registered charity whose objectives are to promote for the public benefit the conservation, protection, access and quiet enjoyment of the landscape, wildlife and features of general amenity in Wales.
1990 c. 43.
Section 153(1) has been amended by S.I. Nos. 1991/146, 1991/682, 1991/1179, 1992/654, 1993/1062, 1993/1518, 1995/150, 1995/554, 1995/1085, 1995/3099, 1996/505, 1996/1431 and 1997/651.