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|Fire Prevention Bill
This is the text of the Fire Prevention Bill, as presented to the House of Commons on 15th December 1999.
Explanatory Notes to the Bill, provided by the Home Office with the consent of Mr Peter L. Pike, the Member in charge of the Bill, will be published separately as Bill 28- EN.
Fire Prevention Bill
B I L L
Extend the duties of fire authorities in respect of fire prevention.
BE IT ENACTED by the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-
|Extension of duties of fire authorities.|| 1. In section 1 of the Fire Services Act 1947 (provision of fire services), in subsection (1), after paragraph (f) insert- |
|Short title, commencement and extent.|| 2. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Fire Prevention Act 2000.|
| (2) Section 1 comes into force on such day as may be appointed by order made by statutory instrument, and different days may be appointed for different areas.|
| (3) An order under subsection (2) is to be made- |
| (4) This Act extends to England and Wales only.|
|© Parliamentary copyright 2000||Prepared 27 January 2000|