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Local Government Act 1999: keeping of accounts by best value authorities

14 (1) In section 23 of the Local Government Act 1999 (regulations about the
keeping of accounts by best value authorities), omit subsection (4).

(2) In consequence of sub-paragraph (1), in the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004,
5in Schedule 1, omit paragraph 14.

Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000: grants to conservation boards

15 (1) In section 91 of the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (grants to
conservation boards), omit subsection (2).

(2) In consequence of sub-paragraph (1), in the Natural Environment and Rural
10Communities Act 2006, in Schedule 11, omit paragraph 164(e).

Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004: schemes for combining fire and rescue authorities

16 (1) The Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004 is amended as follows.

(2) In section 2 (power to create combined fire and rescue authorities), after
subsection (6) insert—

(6A) 15The duty to consult under subsection (6) does not apply if—

(a) the scheme constituted a fire and rescue authority for an area
in England, and

(b) the variation or revocation has been proposed by the fire and
rescue authority.

(3) 20In section 4 (which makes provision for the continuation, variation and
revocation of schemes for combining fire authorities under the Fire Services
Act 1947), after subsection (5) insert—

(5A) The duty to consult under subsection (5) does not apply if—

(a) the scheme constituted a fire and rescue authority for an area
25in England, and

(b) the variation or revocation has been proposed by the fire and
rescue authority.

Part 2 Measures affecting England and Wales

30Water Industry Act 1991: provision of sewers

17 In section 101A of the Water Industry Act 1991 (further duty of sewerage
undertaker to provide sewers), in subsection (5), omit the words from the
beginning to “and” in the closing words.

Local Government Act 2003: commencement of BID arrangements following appeal

18 35In section 53 of the Local Government Act 2003 (commencement of BID
arrangements), omit subsection (7).

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Section 60

SCHEDULE 17 Legislation no longer of practical use

Part 1 Companies

5Companies Act 2006 (c. 46)Companies Act 2006 (c. 46)

1 Omit section 1175 of, and Schedule 9 to, the Companies Act 2006 (which
make amendments of Part 7 of the Companies Act 1985 and Part 8 of the
Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1986).

Part 2 10Industry

Newspaper Libel and Registration Act 1881 (c. 60)Newspaper Libel and Registration Act 1881 (c. 60)

2 In the Newspaper Libel and Registration Act 1881, omit sections 7 to 18 and
Schedules A and B (provisions relating to a register of proprietors of
newspapers other than newspapers belonging to companies formed and
15registered under the Companies Act 2006 or incorporated in another EEA
state).

3 In consequence of paragraph 2, in section 1 of the Newspaper Libel and
Registration Act 1881, omit the definitions of “registrar”, “occupation” and
“place of residence”.

20Industry Act 1972 (c. 63)Industry Act 1972 (c. 63)

4 In the Industry Act 1972, in Schedule 3 (shipbuilding: transitional
provisions), omit paragraph 1(b)(ii) (saving provision for the Shipbuilding
Industry Board (Dissolution Provisions) Order 1971 (S.I. 1971/1939S.I. 1971/1939)).

Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Act 1977 (c. 3)Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Act 1977 (c. 3)

5 25The Aircraft and Shipbuilding Industries Act 1977 is repealed.

6 (1) The following amendments are made in consequence of paragraph 5.

(2) In the Civil Aviation Act 1982, in Schedule 15, omit paragraph 18.

(3) In the Companies Act 1989, in Schedule 18, omit paragraph 16.

British Steel Act 1988 (c. 35)British Steel Act 1988 (c. 35)

7 30The British Steel Act 1988 is amended in accordance with paragraphs 8 and
9.

8 (1) Omit section 6 (target investment limit for Government shareholding in
successor company to British Steel Corporation).

(2) In consequence of sub-paragraph (1)—

(a) 35in section 4(1), omit “Subject to section 6(5),”;

(b) in section 13(2), omit “6 or”.

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9 In Schedule 3 (transitional provisions and savings), omit paragraph 10
(saving provision for regulations made under section 24 of the Iron and Steel
Act 1953 (compensation to officers and servants) or having effect as if made
under paragraph 2 of Schedule 4 to the Iron and Steel Act 1975
5(compensation to employees)).

European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (International Railway Tariffs Agreements)
Order 1980 (S.I. 1980/1094S.I. 1980/1094)

10 The European Communities (Definition of Treaties) (International Railway
Tariffs Agreements) Order 1980 is revoked.

10Part 3 Energy

Energy Act 1976 (c. 76)Energy Act 1976 (c. 76)

11 Omit section 9 of the Energy Act 1976 (which requires the consent of the
Secretary of State for offshore natural gas to be subjected in Great Britain to
15certain processes of liquefaction which result in the production of liquid
methane or ethane).

12 In consequence of paragraph 11—

(a) in the Oil and Gas (Enterprise) Act 1982, in Schedule 3, omit
paragraph 37;

(b) 20in the Gas Act 1995, in Schedule 4, omit paragraph 11(1);

(c) in the Petroleum Act 1998, in Schedule 4, omit paragraph 12.

Sustainable Energy Act 2003 (c. 30)Sustainable Energy Act 2003 (c. 30)

13 Omit section 7 of the Sustainable Energy Act 2003 (which required the Gas
and Electricity Markets Authority to pay into the Consolidated Fund
25amounts of up to £60 million, on the Secretary of State’s direction, for the
Secretary of State then to spend on promoting the use of energy from
renewable sources).

Electricity and Gas (Energy Efficiency Obligations) Orders

14 The following Orders (which impose energy efficiency obligations on
30certain gas and electricity suppliers for periods which have now expired) are
revoked—

(a) the Electricity and Gas (Energy Efficiency Obligations) Order 2001
(S.I. 2001/4011S.I. 2001/4011);

(b) the Electricity and Gas (Energy Efficiency Obligations) Order 2004
35(S.I. 2004/3392S.I. 2004/3392).

15 In consequence of paragraph 14, the Electricity and Gas (Energy Efficiency
Obligations) (Amendment) Order 2003 (S.I. 2003/1180S.I. 2003/1180) is revoked.

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Part 4 Transport

Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52)Road Traffic Act 1988 (c. 52)

16 (1) Omit section 64A of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (which makes it an offence to
5use certain unregistered vehicles on a road without an EC certificate of
conformity).

(2) In consequence of sub-paragraph (1)—

(a) in section 183(2) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (which makes provision
about the application of certain provisions of that Act to vehicles in
10the public service of the Crown), for “sections 64A, 65 and 65A”
substitute “sections 65 and 65A”;

(b) in Part 1 of Schedule 2 to the Road Traffic Offenders Act 1988
(prosecution and punishment of offences under the Traffic Acts),
omit the entry relating to section 64A of the Road Traffic Act 1988.

15Part 5 Environment

Farm and Garden Chemicals Act 1967 (c. 50)Farm and Garden Chemicals Act 1967 (c. 50)

17 The Farm and Garden Chemicals Act 1967 is repealed.

18 (1) The following amendments are made in consequence of paragraph 17.

(2) 20In the Food Safety Act 1990, in Schedule 3, omit paragraph 5.

(3) In the Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008, in Schedule 3, omit
the entry for the Farm and Garden Chemicals Act 1967.

Statutory Water Companies Act 1991 (c. 58)Statutory Water Companies Act 1991 (c. 58)

19 The Statutory Water Companies Act 1991 is repealed.

20 (1) 25The following amendments are made in consequence of paragraph 19.

(2) In the Water Act 1983—

(a) omit section 3(5)(b);

(b) in section 10, omit the definition of “statutory water company” (but
not the “and” following it).

(3) 30In the Water Act 1989, in section 174(8), omit “the Statutory Water
Companies Act 1991,”.

(4) In the Water Industry Act 1991—

(a) in section 5(5), omit “the Statutory Water Companies Act 1991,”;

(b) in section 6(5)—

(i) 35after “water undertaker” insert “or a sewerage undertaker”;

(ii) omit the words from “or a statutory water company” to the
end of the subsection;

(c) in section 202(6), omit “the Statutory Water Companies Act 1991,”;

(d) in section 206(10), omit “the Statutory Water Companies Act 1991,”;

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(e) in Schedule 3—

(i) omit paragraph 1(b) and the “and” before it;

(ii) omit paragraph 2(b) (but not the “and” following it);

(iii) omit paragraph 5(3);

(iv) 5in paragraph 7(4), omit paragraph (a) and the “and”
following it;

(v) in paragraph 7(4)(b), omit “in any other case,”;

(vi) in paragraph 8, omit paragraph (a) and the “and” following
it;

(vii) 10in paragraph 8(b), omit “in any other case,”;

(viii) in paragraph 9, in the substituted subsection (1)(c) of section
23 of the 1986 Act, omit the words from the beginning of the
paragraph to “that is not a limited company,”;

(ix) in paragraph 9, in the substituted subsection (2) of section 23
15of the 1986 Act, omit the words from “, except where the
company” to “is not a limited company,”;

(f) in Schedule 13, in paragraph 4, omit the words from “(including,” to
the end of the paragraph.

(5) In the Water Resources Act 1991, in section 204(7), omit “the Statutory Water
20Companies Act 1991,”.

(6) In the Enterprise Act 2002, in Schedule 15, omit the entry for the Statutory
Water Companies Act 1991.

(7) In the Companies Act 2006, in section 994(3), omit paragraph (b) and the “or”
before it.

25Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1992 (c. 60)Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1992 (c. 60)

21 Omit section 10 of the Sea Fish (Conservation) Act 1992 (which requires a
report on the operation of the Act to be laid before Parliament within the
period of 6 months beginning with 1 January 1997).

Part 6 30Animals and Food

Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Acts 1928 and 1931

22 The Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act 1928 and the
Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Amendment Act 1931 are
repealed.

23 (1) 35The following amendments are made in consequence of paragraph 22.

(2) In the Agriculture (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1963, omit section 23.

(3) In the Agriculture and Horticulture Act 1964, omit section 22(1).

(4) In the Criminal Justice Act 1967, in Part 1 of Schedule 3, omit the entries for
the Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act 1928 and the
40Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Amendment Act 1931.

(5) In the Trade Descriptions Act 1968—

(a) omit section 2(4)(b);

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(b) in Schedule 1, omit paragraph 3.

(6) In the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994, in Schedule 13, omit
paragraph 14.

(7) In the Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008, in Schedule 3, omit
5the entry for the Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act 1928.

Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22)Animal Health Act 1981 (c. 22)

24 Part 2A of the Animal Health Act 1981 (provision about transmissible
spongiform encephalopathies in sheep) is repealed.

25 In consequence of paragraph 24, omit section 6 of, and the Schedule to, the
10Animal Health Act 2002.

Milk (Cessation of Production) Act 1985 (c. 4)Milk (Cessation of Production) Act 1985 (c. 4)

26 The Milk (Cessation of Production) Act 1985 is repealed.

Coal and Other Mines (Horses) Order (S.I. 1956/1777S.I. 1956/1777)

27 The Coal and Other Mines (Horses) Order 1956 is revoked.

15Part 7 Education

Greenwich Hospital School (Regulations) (Amendment) Order 1948 (S.I.1948/2792S.I.1948/2792)

28 The Greenwich Hospital School (Regulations) (Amendment) Order 1948 is
revoked.

20Part 8 Criminal law

Town Police Clauses Act 1847 (10 &11 Vict. (c. 89))

29 In section 28 of the Town Police Clauses Act 1847 (which creates a number
of offences) omit the paragraphs beginning—

(a) 25“Every person who exposes for show, hire or sale”;

(b) “Every person who slaughters or dresses any cattle”;

(c) “Every person having the care of any waggon, cart or carriage”;

(d) “Every person who causes any public carriage, sledge, truck, or
barrow”;

(e) 30“Every person who causes any tree or timber or iron beam”;

(f) “Every person who leads or rides any horse or other animal”;

(g) “Every person who places or leaves any furniture”;

(h) “Every person who places, hangs up, or otherwise exposes to sale”;

(i) “Every person who rolls or carries any cask”;

(j) 35“Every person who places any line, cord or pole”;

(k) “Every person who publicly offers for sale or distribution,”;

(l) “Every person who wilfully and wantonly disturbs any inhabitant”;

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(m) “Every person who flies any kite,”;

(n) “Every person who cleanses, hoops, fires, washes, or scalds”;

(o) “Every person who throws or lays down any stones”;

(p) “Every person who beats or shakes any carpet”;

(q) 5“Every person who fixes or places any flower-pot or box”;

(r) “Every person who throws from the roof”;

(s) “Every occupier of any house or other building”;

(t) “Every person who leaves open any vault or cellar”;

(u) “Every person who throws or lays any dirt, litter, or ashes”;

(v) 10“Every person who keeps any pigstye”.

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