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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2000 No. 33

HOUSING

The Housing Revenue Account General Fund Contribution Limits (Scotland) Order 2000

Made

22nd February 2000

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

24th February 2000

Coming into force

16th March 2000

The Scottish Ministers, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 204 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987(1) and of all other powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Order:

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Housing Revenue Account General Fund Contribution Limits (Scotland) Order 2000 and shall come into force on 16th March 2000.

General fund contribution limits

2.  The amount of contribution out of their general fund which a local authority may estimate that they will carry to the credit of their housing revenue account for the year 2000-2001 shall be limited to nil.

WENDY ALEXANDER

A member of the Scottish Executive

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

22nd February 2000

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order provides that local authorities may not include in their estimates for the year 2000-2001 any contribution from their general fund to their housing revenue account.

(1)

1987 (c. 26). The functions of the Secretary of State were transferred to the Scottish Ministers by virtue of section 53 of the Scotland Act 1998 (c. 46)