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Statutory Instrument 1988 No. 10 (S.1)

The Housing (Improvement of Amenities of Residential Areas) (Scotland) Order 1988

(The document as of February, 2008. Arhiv.Online Library)

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS

1988 No. 10 (S.1)

HOUSING, SCOTLAND

The Housing (Improvement of Amenities of Residential Areas) (Scotland) Order 1988

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Made5th January 1988
Laid before the House of Commons15th January 1988
Coming into force5th February 1988

    The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 255(7) of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987[1], and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, with the consent of the Treasury, hereby makes the following Order:
    Citation, commencement and interpretation
        1.—(1)  This Order may be cited as the Housing (Improvement of Amenities of Residential Areas) (Scotland) Order 1988 and shall come into force on 5th February 1988.

        (2)  In this Order, any reference to "the Act" means the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987.
    Application
        2.    The provisions of this Order shall apply in relation to any application which is made by a local authority under section 255(1) of the Act—
       (a) before the date of the coming into force of this Order but which has not been determined by the Secretary of State before that date; or
       (b) after that date.
    Maximum approved expenditure
        3.    In section 255(6) of the Act (which provides that the aggregate of any expenditure on the improvement of the amenities of a residential area which the Secretary of State may approve for the purposes of section 255 of the Act shall not exceed the sum arrived at by taking £600 for each of the dwellings in the area), there shall be substituted for the amount of £600 the amount of £690.
    Revocation
        4.    The Housing (Improvement of Amenities of Residential Areas) (Scotland) Order 1983[2]is hereby revoked.



James Douglas-Hamilton

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Scottish Office
New St Andrew's House, Edinburgh

20th December 1987
We consent,

Mark Lennox-Boyd

Michael Neubert

Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury

5th January 1988






EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

  Section 255 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 provides for the payment of Exchequer contributions towards expenses incurred by local authorities in connection with the improvement of the amenities of predominantly residential areas. Section 255(6) of the Act provides that the aggregate of any expenditure approved for the purposes of the section (whether on one or more applications) shall not exceed the sum arrived at by taking £600 for each of the dwellings in the area.

  This Order substitutes in section 225(6) the amount of £690 for the amount of £600 referred to above.



ISBN 0 11 086010 1




Notes:

[1] 1987 c. 26

[2] S.I. 1983/271

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