The Local Government Residuary Body (England) (Winding Up) Order 1999

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Published: 1999-10-21

Statutory Instruments
1999 No. 2890

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND
The Local Government Residuary Body (England) (Winding Up) Order 1999

Made
21st October 1999

Laid before Parliament
25th October 1999

Coming into force
15th November 1999

Whereas the Local Government Residuary Body (England), acting pursuant to article 27 of the Local Government Residuary Body (England) Order 1995(1) (a provision made by virtue of section 22(2)(e) of the Local Government Act 1992(2)), has submitted to the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions a scheme for its winding up and the disposal of its remaining property, rights, liabilities and related functions:

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, to give effect to that scheme and in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 22(3)(b) of the Local Government Act 1992, 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 Residuary Body (England) (Winding Up) Order 1999 and shall come into force on 15th November 1999.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order—

“the 1995 Order” means the Local Government Residuary Body (England) Order 1995;

“the Residuary Body” means the Local Government Residuary Body (England) established by the 1995 Order.

Winding Up of the Residuary Body

3.  On 15th November 1999, the Residuary Body shall be wound up and dissolved and on that date all its remaining property, rights and liabilities and related functions (including its functions under Part III of the 1995 Order) shall transfer to, and either vest in or be discharged by the Secretary of State.

Revocation

4.  Part II of the 1995 Order is revoked.

Signed by the authority of the Secretary of State

Hilary Armstrong
Minister of State,
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
21st October 1999

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
This Order winds up the Local Government Residuary Body (“the Residuary Body”) which was established to deal with the residual matters of abolished authorities following the review of the structure of local government in England. All remaining property, rights, liabilities and functions (including functions in relation to the Residuary Body’s accounts) are transferred to the Secretary of State. Part II (constitution and membership) of the Order which established the Residuary Body is revoked.


(1)
S.I. 1995/401 as amended by S.I. 1997/732.

(2)
1992 c. 19.
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