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The Financial Assistance for Environmental Purposes (Scotland) Order 2000

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2000 No. 430


The Financial Assistance for Environmental Purposes (Scotland) Order 2000


30th November 2000

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

30th November 2000

Coming into force

1st January 2001

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 153(4) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:

Citation, commencement and extent

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Financial Assistance for Environmental Purposes (Scotland) Order 2000 and shall come into force on 1st January 2001.

(2) This Order extends to Scotland only.

Variation of section 153(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990

2.  Section 153(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990(2) (purposes for which financial assistance may be given), shall be varied by adding after paragraph (ll) the following paragraph:–

(mm)the programme known as the Strategic Waste Fund..


A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,


30th November 2000

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order varies section 153(1) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 so as to enable the Scottish Ministers to give financial assistance for the purposes of the grant programme known as the Strategic Waste Fund with effect from 1st January 2001.


1990 c. 43. The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46).


Section 153(1) was varied by S.I. 1991/146, 682 and 1179, 1992/654, 1993/1062 and 1518, 1995/150, 554, 1085 and 3099, 1996/505 and 1431, 1997/651, 1998/538, 1001 and 3234 and 2000/207 and 2211.

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