The Local Authorities (Goods and Services)(Public Bodies)(England) Order 2004

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

Article 2 of this Order designates each of the bodies listed as a public body for the purposes of the Local Authorities (Goods and Services) Act 1970 (“the 1970 Act”).

The effect of the designation is to allow each of the local authorities concerned to provide goods and services listed by way of an agreement for any purpose prescribed by section 1(1) of the 1970 Act.

Articles 3 and 4 impose restrictions on the agreements that can be made by each of the bodies by virtue of this Order.