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Local Government and Housing Act 1989

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The Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980

56In section 98 of the [1980 c. 65.] Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (disposal of land at direction of Secretary of State), in subsection (8), at the end of paragraph (b) the word “or” shall be omitted and at the end of paragraph (c) there shall be added— or

(d)in any case where the body to whom this Part of this Act applies is one of the bodies specified in subsection (8A) below, the other body is a company under the control or subject to the influence of that body within the meaning of Part V of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (companies in which local authorities have interests).

(8A)The bodies referred to in subsection (8)(d) above are—

(a)a county council;

(b)a district council;

(c)a London borough council;

(d)the Common Council of the City of London; and

(e)a joint authority established by Part IV of the Local Government Act 1985.

57In section 100 of that Act (interpretation and extent of Part X) for subsection (1) there shall be substituted the following subsections—

(1)Except where the context otherwise requires, in this Part of this Act, “subsidiary”, in relation to a body to whom this Part of this Act applies, means—

(a)if that body is a county council, district council, London borough council, the Common Council of the City of London or a joint authority established by Part IV of the Local Government Act 1985, a company under the control, or subject to the influence, of that body within the meaning of Part V of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (companies in which local authorities have interests); and

(b)in the case of any other body, a wholly-owned subsidiary of that body.

(1A)In this Part of this Act, “wholly-owned subsidiary” has the meaning assigned to it by section 736 of the Companies Act 1985.

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