1995 No. 150
The Financial Assistance for Environmental Purposes Order 1995
24th January 1995
Laid before Parliament
25th January 1995
Coming into force
15th February 1995
The Secretary of State for the Environment, 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 1995 and shall come into force on 15th February 1995.
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 (v)(1):
“(w)any national or international architectural award scheme or competition scheme relating to the protection, improvement or better understanding of the environment;
(x)the National Forest Company.”
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State,
Department of the Environment
24th January 1995
(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 or for the purposes of:
(a)national or international architectural award schemes or competition schemes relating to the protection, improvement or better understanding of the environment; and
(b)the National Forest Company, whose main objects are to promote and implement the National Forest strategy for the creation of the National Forest in the Midlands area of England and related matters.
1990 c. 43.