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The Local Government Reorganisation (Property) (West Yorkshire) Order 1987

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Statutory Instruments

1987 No. 15


The Local Government Reorganisation (Property) (West Yorkshire) Order 1987


12th January 1987

Laid before Parliament

21st January 1987

Coming into force

2nd March 1987

Whereas the West Yorkshire Residuary Body, acting pursuant to section 67(2) of the Local Government Act 1985(1), has submitted proposals to the Secretary of State for the transfer of certain of its properties to local authorities, and he has decided to give effect to those proposals without modification:

Now, therefore, the Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferrred on him by section 67(3) of that Act, and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:—

1.  This Order may be cited as the Local Government Reorganisation (Property) (West Yorkshire) Order 1987, and shall come into force on 2nd March 1987.

2.  There shall vest in each local authority mentioned in the Schedule hereto—

(a)the relevant land so mentioned; and

(b)all rights and liabilities acquired or incurred exclusively in connection with that land.


Transferree authorityLand
Bradford City CouncilThe Highways Offices, 1, City Road, Bradford.
Kirklees Metropolitan Borough CouncilThe former Highways Offices for Area 6, and the Offices' car park, Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth.
The Highways Offices, Albion Street, Huddersfield.
The Highways Offices, Flint Street, Fartown, Huddersfield.
Leeds City CouncilThe former Highways Offices for Area 1, Millshaw, Leeds.
The former Highways Offices for Area 2, Wykebridge Depot, York Road, Leeds.

Nicholas Ridley

Secretary of State for the Environment

12th January 1987.

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order concerns certain properties formerly owned by the West Yorkshire Metropolitan County Council and used for highways purposes. This order transfers those properties to the councils for the districts in which they are situated.

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