The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (Merton London Borough Council) Order 1996


Published: 1996-10-28

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Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 2746

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND AND WALES
The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (Merton London Borough Council) Order 1996

Made
28th October 1996

Laid before Parliament
6th November 1996

Coming into force
27th November 1996

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on 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) (Exemption) (Merton London Borough Council) Order 1996 and shall come into force on 27th November 1996.

Exemption of cleaning

2.  Cleaning by the council of the London borough of Merton shall not be treated as a defined activity so long as it—

(a)consists of the cleaning (other than by the emptying of gullies) of any street in their area; and

(b)is carried out before 16th July 1997.

Signed by authority of the Secretary of State

Paul Beresford
Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State,
Department of the Environment
28th October 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)
Under Part I of the Local Government Act 1988 (competition), work falling within certain defined activities may be carried out by local authorities only if particular conditions are fulfilled.
This Order exempts from the requirements of Part I cleaning by the council of the London borough of Merton so long as it consists of the cleaning (other than by the emptying of gullies) of any street in their area, and it is carried out before 16th July 1997.

(1)
1988 c. 9.

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