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Church Commissioners (Assistance for Priority Areas) Measure 1988 (No. 2)

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1Meaning of “recent housing development”in New Housing Areas (Church Buildings) Measure 1954. 1954 No. 1

(1)In section 1 of the New Housing Areas (Church Buildings) Measure 1954 (powers of Commissioners to make grants or loans in respect of church buildings in certain areas in which recent housing development has taken place), in subsection (6)—

(a)for the words from the beginning of the subsection to “population of the area” there shall be substituted the words—

In this section “recent housing development”, in relation to any area, means the provision in that area, during the period of twenty-five years immediately preceding the date of the receipt by the Commissioners of a request made under subsection (2) above with respect to that area, of new dwellings on such a scale as, in the opinion of the Commissioners, to have resulted in a substantial increase during that period in the resident population of the area;

(b)the proviso to that subsection shall cease to have effect.

(2)The amendment by subsection (1) above of the 1954 Measure shall not affect the powers of the Commissioners in relation to any request received by them under that Measure before the date on which this section comes into force.

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