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The Local Government (Prescribed Expenditure) (Works) Regulations 1987

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2.  In these Regulations—

the Act” means the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980;

“dwelling-house” shall be construed in accordance with section 112 of the Housing Act 1985(1) but shall not include any hostel or lodging-house as defined in sections 622 and 56 of that Act respectively; and references to a dwelling-house shall include references to any outhouses and appurtenances belonging to the dwelling-house or usually enjoyed with it;

“housing authority” means a district council, a London borough council, the Common Council of the City of London or the Council of the Isles of Scilly;

“long lease” shall be construed in accordance with section 458 of the Housing Act 1985;

“new town corporation” means a development corporation established by an order made, or having effect as if made, under the New Towns Act 1981(2), or the Commission for the New Towns;

“project” means the aggregate of the works included in a single contract or in two or more contracts where the works are to be carried out on the same or adjacent sites;

“public body” means a housing authority, a county council, a new town corporation, an urban development corporation or the Development Board for Rural Wales;

“shared ownership lease” shall be construed in accordance with section 622 of the Housing Act 1985;

“subsidiary” shall be construed in accordance with section 736 of the Companies Act 1985(3).

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