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90 Litter control areas.E+W+S

[F1(1)The Secretary of State may, by order, prescribe descriptions of land which may be designated under subsection (3) below as, or as part of, a litter control area.

(2)The power of the Secretary of State to prescribe descriptions of land under subsection (1) above includes power to describe land by reference to the ownership or occupation of the land or the activities carried on on it.

(3)Any principal litter authority other than [F2an English] county council, [F3a][F4regional council] or [F3a]joint board may, in accordance with the following provisions of this section, by order designate any land in their area as, or as part of, a litter control area.

(4)No order under subsection (3) above designating any land shall be made unless the authority is of the opinion that, by reason of the presence of litter or refuse, the condition of the land is, and unless they make a designation order is likely to continue to be, such as to be detrimental to the amenities of the locality.

(5)The power to make a designation order under subsection (3) above shall be excluded from the functions to which section 101 of the M1Local Government Act 1972 (functions capable of delegation) applies.

(6)An authority proposing to make a designation order in relation to any land shall—

(a)notify persons who appear to the authority to be persons who will be affected by the proposed order;

(b)give them an opportunity to make representations about it within the period of twenty-one days beginning with the service of the notice; and

(c)take any representations so made into account in making their decision.

(7)A designation order under subsection (3) above shall identify the land to which it applies and shall be in such form as the Secretary of State may by order prescribe.]

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E1See s. 164(4)(5)

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F1S. 90 ceased to have effect (E.W.) (16.3.2006 for certain purposes for W., 6.4.2006 for E. and 15.3.2007 in so far as not already in force for W.) and repealed (E.W.) (6.3.2007 for E. and 15.3.2007 for W.) by Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005 (c. 16), ss. 20(1), 107, 108, Sch. 5 Pt. 2; S.I. 2006/768, art. 3; S.I. 2006/795, art. 2(3), Sch. 2; S.I. 2006/2797, art. 4(g)(oo); S.I. 2007/390, art. 2(c)

F2Words in s. 90(3) substituted (1.4.1996) by 1994 c. 19, s. 22(3), Sch. 9 para. 17(9) (with s. 54(7), Sch. 17 para. 22(1), 23(2)); S.I. 1996/396, art. 3, Sch.1.

F3Word in s. 90(3) inserted (1.4.1996) by 1994 c. 19, s. 22(3), Sch. 9 para. 17(9) (with s. 54(7), Sch. 17 para. 22(1), 23(2)); S.I. 1996/396, art. 3, Sch.1.

F4Words in s. 90(3) repealed (S.) (1.4.1996) by 1994 c. 39, s. 180(1)(2), Sch. 13 para. 167(12), Sch.14; S.I. 1996/323, art. 4(1)(c)(d), Sch.2.

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I1S. 90 wholly in force at 1.6.1991; s. 90 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 164(2); s. 90(1)(2)(7) in force at 14.1.1991 by S.I. 1991/96, art. 2

S. 90(3)-(6) in force 1.6.1991 see s. 164(3) and S.I. 1991/1042, art. 3

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