The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities, Exemptions) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 1995

Link to law: http://www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/1995/2996/made/data.htm?wrap=true
Published: 1995-11-16

Statutory Instruments
1995 No. 2996

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
WALES
The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities, Exemptions) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 1995

Made
16th November 1995

Laid before Parliament
29th November 1995

Coming into force
1st January 1996

The Secretary of State for Wales, in exercise of the powers conferred upon 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, Exemptions) (Wales) (Amendment) Order 1995 and shall come into force on 1st January 1996.

Interpretation

2.  In this Order “the 1994 Order” means the Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemptions) (Wales) Order 1994(2).

Amendment to the 1994 Order

3.—(1) In article 4(1) of the 1994 Order (defined activity exemption conditions), for “During the period of three years beginning with 1st April 1994” substitute “Subject to paragraph (4), during the period beginning with 1st April 1994 and ending on 30th September 1997”.

(2) After article 4(3) of the 1994 Order add—

“(4) For each of the defined authorities specified in column 1 of the Schedule to this Order, the period provided for in paragraph (1) shall, in respect of the activity specified opposite to the authority in column 2 of the Schedule, be treated as ending on 31st March 1997.”.

(3) At the end of the 1994 Order add—

Article 4(4)

“SCHEDULECompetitive tendering exemption period ending on 31st March 1997

(1)
(2)

Defined Authority
Defined Activity

Anglesey County Council
Collection of refuse

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Collection of refuse

Bridgend County Borough Council
Collection of refuse

Cardiff County Council
Collection of refuse

Cardiganshire County Council
Collection of refuse

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Collection of refuse

Monmouthshire County Council
Collection of refuse

Newport County Borough Council
Collection of refuse

Powys County Council
Catering for purposes of schools and welfare

The Vale of Glamorgan County Borough Council
Collection of refuse

Torfaen County Borough Council
Collection of refuse

Wrexham County Borough Council
Collection of refuse

A joint committee continued in existence by virtue of section 59(12) of the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994(3)
All defined activities”.

William Hague
Secretary of State for Wales
16th November 1995

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemptions) (Wales) Order 1994 (S.I. 1994/339), in general terms, provides an exemption during the period of local government reorganisation in Wales for Welsh local authorities (other than community councils) and Welsh combined fire authorities from the competition requirements imposed by or under Part I of the Local Government Act 1988. The exemption provided for by the 1994 Order covers the period of three years beginning with 1st April 1994. This Order extends the exemption period until 30th September 1997 (article 3(1)) subject to certain exceptions (article 3(2) and (3)).


(1)
1988 c. 9.

(2)
S.I. 1994/339.

(3)
1994 c. 19.
Read Entire Law on www.legislation.gov.uk