Local Government Bill [H.L.] - continued        House of Commons

back to previous text
 
  PART VI
  SUPPLEMENTAL
Orders and regulations.     99. - (1) Any power to make an order or regulations under this Act is exercisable by statutory instrument.
 
      (2) Any order or regulations under this Act-
 
 
    (a) may contain such incidental, consequential, transitional or supplemental provision or savings as the Secretary of State considers necessary or expedient,
 
    (b) may make different provision for different cases, authorities or descriptions of authority.
      (3) The provision which may be made under subsection (2) includes provision modifying any enactment (whenever passed or made).
 
      (4) The power under subsection (3) to modify an enactment is a power-
 
 
    (a) to apply that enactment with or without modifications,
 
    (b) to extend, disapply or amend that enactment, or
 
    (c) to repeal or revoke that enactment with or without savings.
      (5) Subject to subsections (5) and (6), a statutory instrument which contains an order or regulations under this Act is to be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.
 
      (6) A statutory instrument which contains an order under section 3(3), 5, 6, or 46, or regulations under section 10(5), 30, 42 or 43, is not to be made unless a draft of the instrument has been laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.
 
      (7) Subsection (4) does not apply to a statutory instrument which contains an order under section 102.
 
      (8) In this section "enactment" includes an enactment contained in a local Act or comprised in subordinate legislation (within the meaning of the Interpretation Act 1978).
 
Wales.     100. - (1) In their application to Wales-
 
 
    (a) Part II (but not section 42 or paragraph 7 of Schedule 1),
 
    (b) Part IV, and
 
    (c) section 99(2),
       have effect as if for any reference to the Secretary of State there were substituted a reference to the National Assembly for Wales.
 
      (2) Section 99(4) to (6) does not apply to an order or regulations under this Act which is made by the National Assembly for Wales.
 
Minor and consequential amendments and repeals.     101. - (1) Schedule 4 (minor and consequential amendments) has effect.
 
      (2) The repeals set out in Schedule 5 have effect.
 
Commencement.     102. - (1) This section and sections 99, 100 and 103 come into force on the day on which this Act is passed.
 
      (2) The following provisions of this Act-
 
 
    (a) Part IV,
 
    (b) section 98, and
 
    (c) in Schedule 5, the repeal of-
 
      (i) section 2A of the Local Government Act 1986,
 
      (ii) section 28 of the Local Government Act 1988,
 
      (iii) paragraph 63 of Schedule 37 to the Education Act 1996, and
 
      (iv) paragraph 13 of Schedule 30 to the School Standards and Framework Act 1998,
 
    come into force at the end of the period of two months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.
      (3) The following provisions of this Act-
 
 
    (a) Sections 87, 88, and 90 to 93
 
    (b) in Schedule 4, paragraphs 8(a), 10,11,13, 23, and 24 and 32.
 
    (c) in Schedule 5, the repeal-
 
      (i) in section 80(1)(e) of the Local Government Act 1972,
 
      (ii) of sections 94 to 98 and 105 of that Act,
 
      (iii) in section 265A(1)(b) of that Act,
 
      (iv) of the provisions of the Local Government Act 1974, the Local Government Act 1985, the Transport Act 1985 and the Financial Services Act 1986 specified in Schedule 5,
 
      (v) of sections 19, 31 and 32(1) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989,
 
      (vi) in Schedule 11 to that Act,
 
      (vii) of the provisions of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994, the Police and Magistrates' Courts Act 1994, the Environment Act 1995, the Police Act 1996, the Police Act 1997, the Audit Commission Act 1998 and the Greater London Authority Act 1999 specified in Schedule 5,
 
    come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order appoint.
      (4) Subject to subsections (5) and (6), the remaining provisions of this Act come into force at the end of the period of 12 months beginning with the day on which this Act is passed.
 
      (5) The Secretary of State may by order provide for any of the provisions mentioned in subsection (4) to come into force in relation to England before the time appointed by that subsection.
 
      (6) The National Assembly for Wales may by order provide for any of the provisions mentioned in subsection (4) to come into force in relation to Wales before the time appointed by that subsection.
 
      (7) An order under subsection (3), (5) or (6) may appoint different days for different purposes.
 
Short title and extent.     103. - (1) This Act may be cited as the Local Government Act 2000.
 
      (2) Subject to subsections (3) and (4), this Act extends to England and Wales only.
 
      (3) This section and sections 91 to 93, 99 and 102 extend also to Scotland.
 
      (4) Paragraphs 15A and 16 of Schedule 3 and paragraph 9 of Schedule 4 extend also to Scotland and Northern Ireland.
 
 
previous section contents continue
 
House of Commons home page Houses of Parliament home page House of Lords home page search page enquiries index

© Parliamentary copyright 2000
Prepared 21 June 2000