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Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1974

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Part IIU.K. Provisions Relating to the Council

Park Lodge FarmU.K.

X13 Interpretation of sections 4 to 6 of Act.U.K.

In sections 4 to 6 of this Act—

agriculture” and “agricultural” have the same meanings as in section 290 of the Act of 1971;

the appointed day” means such day as the Council may by resolution appoint for the purposes of section 4 (Use of farm) of this Act;

the farm” means the lands and buildings in the borough of Hillingdon vested in the Council and known as Park Lodge Farm, shown coloured pink on the Park Lodge Farm signed plan and includes those lands and buildings as developed, enlarged or altered under section 5 (Ancillary powers of Council) or section 6 (Further exercise of powers of Council) of this Act;

farming stock” has the same meaning as in section 5 of the M1Agricultural Credits Act 1928;

the Park Lodge Farm signed plan” means the plan four copies of which have been signed by Richard Crawshaw the Chairman of the Committee of the House of Commons to whom the Bill for this Act was referred and deposited respectively in the office of the Clerk of the Parliaments, House of Lords, in the Private Bill office of the House of Commons, with the Director-General and Clerk to the Council and with the Chief Executive of the borough of Hillingdon;

the Hillingdon Council” means the council for the borough of Hillingdon.

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X1The text of ss. 3–6 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991. These provisions have been amended by S.I. 1986/2293. Parts of these provisions have been repealed by S.I. 1986/2293

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X24 Use of farm.U.K.

Notwithstanding the provisions of any enactment, agreement or instrument affecting the farm the Council may, in accordance with arrangements agreed with the Hillingdon Council or, in default of agreement, determined by the Secretary of State on the application of either party made after giving notice in writing to the other of them, as from the appointed day, use the farm for the purposes of agriculture and the promotion of matters agricultural interest, and for the purposes of education, recreation and leisure and may do all such things as they consider necessary or desirable for those purpose or in connection with the management and maintainance of the farm and may permit the use of the farm by members of the public for the purposes of this section and subject to such terms and conditions as the Council think fit.

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X2The text of ss. 3–6 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991. These provisions have been amended by S.I. 1986/2293. Parts of these provisions have been repealed by S.I. 1986/2293

X35 Ancillary powers of Council.U.K.

Without prejudice to the generality of the powers conferred on the Council by the last foregoing section, it shall be lawful for the Council in the exercise of their functions under that section to carry out or arrange for the carrying out of such of the following things as they consider necessary or desirable:—

(a)the purchase or hire, or sale or other disposal of farming stock;

(b)the provision of facilities and services for the enjoyment or convenience of the public, including the sale of souvenirs, books, food and foodstuffs and meals and refreshments of all kinds;

(c)the levying of charges for admission to, or for the use of, any part of the farm or any of the buildings thereon or any of the facilities and services held or provided in connection therewith;

(d)the letting of any part of the farm for any of the purposes of the last foregoing section, or of this section.

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X3The text of ss. 3–6 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991. These provisions have been amended by S.I. 1986/2293. Parts of these provisions have been repealed by S.I. 1986/2293

X46 Further exercise of powers of Council.U.K.

The powers of the Council under section 4 (Use of farm) and section 5 (Ancillary powers of Council) of this Act may with the prior consent of the Secretary of State and with the agreement of the Hillingdon Council be exercised in respect of such lands and buildings adjacent to the farm and vested in the Council as the Council may by resolution determine and upon such determination the said lands and buildings shall for the purposes of those sections be part of the farm.

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X4The text of ss. 3–6 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991. These provisions have been amended by S.I. 1986/2293. Parts of these provisions have been repealed by S.I. 1986/2293

Crystal Palace and parkU.K.

X57 Power to lease land for purpose of reservoir etc.U.K.

(1)Notwithstanding the provisions of the Act of 1951 or of any other enactment the Council may, for the purpose of or in connection with the construction by the Authority of a reservoir and the execution of works and the provision of apparatus associated with the said reservoir, on such terms and conditions as may be agreed—

(a)lease to the Authority all or any of the land to which this section applies;

(b)grant to the Authority such easements, rights, priviledges or licences in respect of land within the Crystal Palace and park as may be required for—

(i)the construction, use, maintenance, renewal or removal of the said reservoir and works or the doing of any thing necessary or desirable in connection therewith; and

(ii)the laying down, erection, maintenance, repair, renewal or inspection of any apparatus which cannot reasonably be placed elsewhere.

(2)The land to which this section applies is the land in the boroughs of Bromley and Southwark, shown coloured pink on the Crystal Palace signed plan, being vested in, controlled and managed by the Council under the Act of 1951 and forming part of the Crystal Palace and park.

(3)In this section—

the Act of 1951” means the M2London County Council (Crystal Palace) Act 1951;

apparatus” means mains, pipes, pumps, valves, hydrants, stop-cocks or other works or apparatus belonging to or maintained by the Authority;

the Authority” means the Thames Water Authority;

the Crystal Palace and park” has the same meaning as in the Act of 1951;

the Crystal Palace signed plan” means the plan four copies of which have been signed by Richard Crawshaw the Chairman of the Committee of the House of Commons to whom the Bill for this Act was referred and deposited respectively in the office of the Clerk of the Parliaments, House of Lords, in the Private Bill Office of the House of Commons, with the Director-General and Clerk to the Council and with the Chief Executive of the Authority.

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X5The text of ss. 7, 22, Schs. 1–3 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

Marginal Citations

TrafficU.K.

8 Interpretation of sections 9 to 12 and duration of sections 9 to 11 of Act.U.K.

(1)For the avoidance of doubt, any references in sections 9 to 12 of this Act to the variation or revocation of an order under section 36 or 37 of the Act of 1967, or to the application of the provisions of an order under that section, shall include a reference to the variation or revocation, or (as the case may be) to the application of the provisions, of an order which has been continued in operation by virtue of paragraph 9 of Schedule 8 to the Act of 1967.

(2)Sections 9, 10 and 11 of this Act shall cease to have effect on 31st December, 1979.

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Textual Amendments

F1Ss. 9–11 cease to have effect on 31.12.1979 by virtue of Greater London Council (General Powers) Act 1974 (c. xxiv), s. 8

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