London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games Act 2006


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(1)Regulations under section 19—

(a)may, to a specified extent or for specified purposes, disapply or modify specified enactments relating to planning or the control of advertising,

(b)may apply (with or without modifications) or make provision similar to any enactment (including, but not limited to, provisions of Chapter III of Part VIII of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (c. 8) (control of advertising) and regulations under that Chapter)),

(c)may provide for exceptions (in addition to those referred to in section 19(7)) which may be expressed by reference to the nature of advertising, its purpose, the circumstances of its display or any other matter (which may include the consent of a specified person),

(d)may make provision for application, with any specified modifications or exceptions, to the Crown,

(e)may make provision which applies generally or only for specified purposes or in specified circumstances,

(f)may make different provision for different purposes or circumstances, and

(g)may apply in relation to advertising whether or not it consists of the result or continuation of activity carried out before the regulations come into force.

(2)Regulations under section 19—

(a)shall be made by statutory instrument, and

(b)may not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.

(3)Before making regulations under section 19 the Secretary of State shall consult—

(a)such authorities, with responsibilities for planning in respect of places to which the regulations apply or may apply, as he thinks appropriate,

(b)one or more persons who appear to the Secretary of State to represent interests within the advertising industry which are likely to be affected by the regulations,

(c)such other persons, who appear to the Secretary of State to represent interests likely to be affected by the regulations, as he thinks appropriate,

(d)the Olympic Delivery Authority, and

(e)the London Organising Committee.

(4)If regulations under section 19 would be treated as a hybrid instrument for the purposes of the standing orders of either House of Parliament, they shall proceed in that House as if they were not a hybrid instrument.