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Local Authorities (Restoration of Works Powers) Act 1977

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Local Authorities (Restoration of Works Powers) Act 1977

1977 CHAPTER 31

An Act to amend provisions of certain orders made by virtue of section 254 of the Local Government Act 1972 so as to restore the powers conferred by those provisions on certain district councils.

[29th July 1977]

Be it enactedby the Queen's most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1Restoration of powers conferred by certain orders.

(1)The provisions specified in subsection (2) below (which until 31st March 1977 permitted the councils of certain districts, which are specified in the Schedule to this Act and in each of which is included the whole or part of the area of a former county borough or borough, to enter into agreements with other local authorities for the construction of buildings or works in the area of the former county borough or borough concerned) shall have effect on and after the passing of this Act with the omission of the words " until 31st March 1977 ".

(2)The provisions referred to in subsection (1) above (all of which were made by virtue of section 254 of the Local Government Act 1972) are as follows:—

(a)article 3 of the Local Authorities (Temporary Use of Labour) Order 1975,

(b)article 8 of the Local Authorities etc. (Miscellaneous Provision) (No. 2) Order 1975, and

(c)article 8 of the Local Authorities etc. (Miscellaneous Provision) Order 1976.

2Short title and extent.

(1)This Act may be cited as the Local Authorities (Restoration of Works Powers) Act 1977.

(2)This Act extends to England and Wales only.

ScheduleLocal Authorities to which Section 1 refers

The Borough Council of Barrow-in-Furness. The Borough Council of Blackburn. The Borough Council of Bolton. The City Council of Bristol. The Borough Council of Burnley. The City Council of Cardiff. The City Council of Derby. The Borough Council of Gateshead. The Borough Council of Grimsby. The City Council of Kingston upon Hull. The City Council of Lincoln. The City Council of Liverpool. The City Council of Manchester. The City Council of Newcastle upon Tyne. The Borough Council of North Tyneside. The City Council of Plymouth. The Borough Council of Rotherham. The Borough Council of Scunthorpe. The City Council of Sheffield. The Borough Council of South Tyneside. The City Council of Stoke-on-Trent. The Borough Council of Stockport. The Borough Council of Sunderland. The City Council of Swansea. The Borough Council of Wigan.

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