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The Secretary of State for the Environment Order 1970

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Citation, interpretation and commencement

    1. 1.(1) This Order may be cited as the Secretary of...

  3. Dissolution of Ministries, and transfer of functions and property

    1. 2.(1) The Ministry of Housing and Local Government, the Ministry...

  4. Consequential provisions for management of property, etc

    1. 3.(1) The person from time to time holding office as...

    2. 4.In Schedule 2 to the Parliamentary Commissioner Act 1967, as...

  5. Consequential and supplemental

    1. 5.(1) The provisions of Schedule 3 to this Order shall...

    2. 6.(1) This Order shall not affect the validity of anything...

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      FUNCTIONS TRANSFERRED TO SECRETARY OF STATE FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

      1. The functions transferred by Article 2 of this Order to...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      SECTION 5(1) TO (3) AND (5) OF THE MINISTER OF WORKS ACT 1942, AS ADAPTED

      1. 1.The Minister of Public Building and Works shall for all...

      2. 2.The seal of the Minister shall be officially and judicially...

      3. 3.A certificate signed by the Minister that any instrument purporting...

      4. 5.No stamp duty shall be chargeable on any instrument made...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      AMENDMENTS AND ADAPTATIONS OF ENACTMENTS

      1. Town and Country Planning Acts and related enactments

        1. 1.(1) The Town and Country Planning Acts 1962 to 1968...

        2. 2.In section 204 of the Town and Country Planning Act...

        3. 3.(1) In the following provisions of the Town and Country...

        4. 4.References (as originally enacted) to the Board of Trade in...

        5. 5.The Location of Offices Bureau Order 1963 shall have effect...

      2. Enactments relating to new towns

        1. 6.(1) The New Towns Act 1965 shall have effect as...

      3. Enactments relating to housing

        1. 7.(1) The functions expressed to be conferred on the Minister...

        2. 8.The power under section 1(2) of the Housing Act 1964...

      4. Enactments relating to water

        1. 9.(1) In the Water Acts 1945 and 1948 as amended...

        2. 10.(1) In section 28(1) of the Gas Act 1965, in...

      5. Enactments relating to docks and harbours

        1. 11.(1) In section 16(1)(b) and (3)(b) of the Harbours Act...

        2. 12.In the Docks and Harbours Act 1966—

      6. Other enactments

        1. 13.In the Land Drainage Act 1930, in section 41, the...

        2. 14.In the Local Government Act 1933 there shall be substituted...

        3. 15.(1) For purposes of the Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure)...

        4. 16.For purposes of the Civil Aviation Act 1949 the “appropriate...

        5. 17.In the Rag Flock and Other Filling Materials Act 1951...

        6. 18.(1) In section 81(12)(a) of the Highways Act 1959 (which...

        7. 19.(1) In section 9(1) of the Public Health Act 1961...

        8. 20.(1) In section 63(7) of the Transport Act 1962 any...

        9. 21.(1) For purposes of the Pipe-lines Act 1962 the “appropriate...

        10. 22.In section 18(4) of the Airports Authority Act 1965 the...

        11. 23.(1) In section 115(2) of the General Rate Act 1967...

        12. 24.In the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1967—

        13. 25.In the Transport Act 1968— (a) in section 137(3)(a) the...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      REPEALS

  7. Explanatory Note

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