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Local Employment Act 1970

1970 CHAPTER 7

An Act to provide for the exercise, in relation to intermediate areas, of certain of the functions under the Local Employment Acts 1960 to 1966 of the Minister of Technology and other persons and, in relation to derelict land clearance areas, of the powers conferred by section 20 of the Industrial Development Act 1966; to provide for the making of grants out of moneys provided by Parliament towards costs incurred by councils in connection with the bringing into use, or the improvement of the appearance of, derelict, neglected or unsightly land; to withdraw the payments additional to refund of selective employment tax which are made under section 1(1)( a) to ( d) of the Selective Employment Payments Act 1966, and to reduce correspondingly the amount of payments to public bodies under section 3 of that Act; to amend section 60 of the Landlord and Tennant Act 1954; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

[26th February 1970]

Parts I, IIE+W+S

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Textual Amendments

5 Minor and consequential amendments of enactments. E+W+S

The enactments mentioned in column 1 of the Schedule to this Act shall have effect subject to the amendments respectively specified in relation thereto in column 2 thereof (being minor amendments or amendments consequential on this part of this Act).

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1The text of S. 5, Sch. (a) is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991.

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Textual Amendments

Part IIIE+W+S Supplementary

8 Interpretation.E+W+S

(1). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F4

(2)Except where the context otherwise requires, a reference in this Act to any other enactment shall be construed as referring to that enactment as amended, and as including a reference thereto as applied, by any other enactment (including an enactment contained in this Act).

9†Short title, citation commencement, repeal and extent.E+W+S

(1)This Act may be cited as the Local Employment Act 1970.

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(3)This Act shall come into force on the expiration of the period of seven days beginning with the day on which it is passed.

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(5)This Act does not extend to Northern Ireland.

Textual Amendments

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C2Unreliable marginal note

Section 5.

SCHEDULE(a)E+W+S Minor and Consequential Amendments of Enactments

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C3The text of S. 5, Sch. (a) 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.

Enactment amended and Subject-matter therof.Amendment.
Section 60 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 M1(special provisions as to premises provided under Distribution of Industry Acts).

In subsection (1) for the words from the beginning to “said Acts” there shall be substituted the words

Where the property comprised in a tenancy consists of premises of which the Minister of Technology or an Industrial Estates Corporation is the Landlord, being premises situated in a locality which is either—

(a) a development area or a locality treated, by virtue of section 15(6) of the Industrial Development Act 1966 M2, as included in a development area; or

(b) an intermediate area or a locality treated, by virtue of section 1(5) of the Local Employment Act 1970, as included in an intermediate area; and the Minister of Technology certifies that it is necessary or expedient for achieving the purposes for which the powers conferred by Part 1 of the Local Employment Act 1960 M3 are exercisable under section 1(1) of that Act;

in subsection (2) for the words “premises provided” there shall be substituted the words “any such premises”, and for the words “the Board of Trade certify” there shall be substituted the words “the Minister of Technology certifies” and the following subsection shall be added after subsection (2)—

“(3) In this section, “development area” means an area for the time being specified as such under section 15 of the Industrial Development Act 1966, and “intermediate area” means a locality for the time being specified as such under section 1 of the Local Employment Act 1970.”

F6F6SCHEDULE(b)E+W+S

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