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The London Government Order 1965

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Amendment of London Authorities (Staff) Order 1965 and provision as to particular staff

45.—(1) In the London Authorities (Staff) Order 1965—

(a)in article 5(1) there shall be added—

Provided that the Common Council or the council of any county borough, metropolitan borough or county district abolished by section 3(1)(b) of the Act may with the agreement of any person employed in the removal or disposal of refuse and of the Greater London Council except such person from this paragraph.;

(b)in article 5(3) there shall be added—

The Minister may give directions to the said councils of London boroughs to ensure that all officers of the said councils of metro-politan boroughs are transferred to the employment of the said councils of London boroughs, and such directions shall be deemed to be included in the scheme made under this paragraph.;

(c)in article 14, for “and the county councils of Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent and Surrey” there shall be substituted “,the county councils of Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent and Surrey and the urban district councils of Potters Bar, Staines and Sunbury-on-Thames”; and

(d)Schedule 3 shall be extended by the inclusion of Schedule 6 to this order.

(2) In the case of any school maintained immediately before 1st April 1965 by a local education authority who in consequence of the Act will not continue to maintain it on and after that date, a local education authority shall not take any action whereby the terms and conditions of employment of any person employed by the managers or governors of the school are less favourable than those he enjoyed immediately before 1st April 1965.

(3) For the purposes of any regulations from time to time in force under the Police Pensions Act 1948 or under section 34(2)(e) of the Police Act 1964 (and in particular of regulation 59 of the Police Pensions Regulations 1962 (1) or any provision replacing that regulation) in their application to persons who are transferred to the metropolitan police force or become special constables for the metropolitan police district under the London Authorities (Staff) Order 1965, the metropolitan police force, the police authority for the metropolitan police district and the metropolitan police fund shall be deemed to be the same force, authority and fund respectively as the police force, police authority and police fund for the county of Essex, and a special constable shall be deemed to have been appointed a special constable for the metropolitan police district on the day on which he was last appointed a special constable for the county of Essex.

(4) A person appointed a coroner for Greater London, exclusive of the City of London, the Inner Temple and the Middle Temple, to hold office from 1st April 1965 who was immediately before that date holding office as a coroner for the county of London, Middlesex, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent or Surrey or the county borough of Croydon, shall be entitled to reckon as service for the purpose of section 6 of the Coroners (Amendment) Act 1926 in its application to Greater London his service as a coroner in such county or county borough.

(5) Subject to the provisions of section 121 of the Local Government Act 1933, nothing in Part IV of that Act shall affect the salary or tenure of office of any officer of the London County Council or the council of a metropolitan borough holding office on 13th July 1939.


(1962 III, p. 3785).

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