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The Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Competition) (England) Regulations 1988

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Application of Section 6

4.—(1) Section 6 shall apply to functional work of any description falling within the defined activity mentioned in section 2(2)(f) (maintenance of ground) if it is proposed to be carried out—

(a)on or after 1st January 1990 by the Council of the Isles of Scilly, a parish council, or any other specified authority which is neither a local authority nor a county police authority;

(b)on or after 1st January 1994 by any specified authority.

(2) Where any specified authority other than one mentioned in sub-paragraph (a) of paragraph (1) proposes to carry out functional work of any description falling within the defined activity mentioned in that paragraph in any of the calendar years 1990 to 1993, section 6 shall apply in each of those years to such part of that work as is estimated by the authority to equal in value the percentage of the value of earlier work specified below in relation to that year—

1990 20%
1991 40%
1992 60%
1993 80%

(3) For the purposes of paragraph (2)—

“earlier work” means work falling within the defined activity mentioned in section 2(2)(f) of the Act and carried out or treated as carried out by or for the authority in the financial year ending nine months before the beginning of the calendar year in question; and

“value” means in relation to earlier work the gross amount estimated by the authority as the cost of that work.

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