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Order made by the Secretary of State and laid before Parliament under sections 134 and 135 of Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980, for approval by resolution of each House of Parliament.

Draft Statutory Instruments

2014 No.

Urban Development, England

The Urban Development Corporations in England (Area and Constitution) Order 2014

Made

4th February 2014

Laid before Parliament

10th February 2014

Coming into force

31st March 2014

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 134 and 135 of, and paragraph 1 of Schedule 26 to, the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980(1), makes the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Urban Development Corporations in England (Area and Constitution) Order 2014 and shall come into force on 31st March 2014.

Revocations

2.—(1) The following are revoked—

(a)the Thurrock Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) Order 2003(2);

(b)the London Thames Gateway Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) Order 2004(3); and

(c)article 2 of the WNDC Order.

(2) The West Northamptonshire Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) (Amendment) Order 2011(4) is revoked with effect from 31st July 2014.

(3) So much of the WNDC Order as has not been revoked is revoked with effect from 31st July 2014.

(4) In this article “the WNDC Order” means the West Northamptonshire Development Corporation (Area and Constitution) Order 2004(5).

Signed by the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

Eric Pickles

Secretary of State

Department for Communities and Local Government

4th February 2014

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order revokes the Orders which established the urban development areas in Thurrock, the London Thames Gateway and West Northamptonshire and which designated urban development corporations for those areas.

No Impact Assessment has been prepared for this instrument as no impact on the private or voluntary sectors is foreseen

(1)

1980 c. 65. Section 134 was amended by section 47 of, and Part 3 of Schedule 12 to, the Housing and Planning Act 1986 (c.63). Sections 134 and 135 were amended by section 179(4) of the Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act >1993(c.28).