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Statutory Instrument 1999 No. 2169 (C. 53)

The Local Government Act 1999 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1999

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

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STATUTORY INSTRUMENTS


1999 No. 2169 (C. 53)


LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND


LOCAL GOVERNMENT, WALES


The Local Government Act 1999 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1999

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 Made28th July 1999 

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by sections 27(2) and (4) of the Local Government Act 1999[1] and of all other powers enabling him in that behalf, hereby makes the following Order:-

Citation and interpretation
    1. - (1) This Order may be cited as the Local Government Act 1999 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1999.

    (2) In this Order "the Act" means the Local Government Act 1999.

Provisions coming into force on 10th August 1999
    2. - (1) Sections 1(1)(d), (e), (4)(a) and (b) and 17 of the Act shall come into force in relation to England and Wales on 10th August 1999.

    (2) The provisions of the Act specified in column 1 of Schedule 1 to this Order (which relate to the matters specified in column 2 of that Schedule) shall come into force on 10th August 1999-

    (a) in relation to England;

    (b) in relation to Wales in so far as those provisions relate to an authority falling within section 1(1)(d) or (e) of the Act.

Provisions coming into force on 27th September 1999
    3. - (1) Sections 16, 18 and 24(1) of the Act shall come into force in relation to England and Wales on 27th September 1999.

    (2) The provisions of the Act as specified in column 1 of Schedule 2 to this Order (which relate to the matters specified in column 2 of that Schedule) shall come into force on 27th September 1999-

    (a) in relation to England;

    (b) in relation to Wales in so far as those provisions relate to an authority falling within section 1(1)(d) or (e) of the Act.

Provisions coming into force on 1st April 2000
    4. - (1) Sections 14 and 24(2) and (3) of the Act shall come into force in relation to England and Wales on 1st April 2000.

    (2) The provisions of the Act specified in column 1 of Schedule 3 to this Order (which relate to matters specified in column 2 of that Schedule) shall come into force on 1st April 2000-

    (a) in relation to England;

    (b) in relation to Wales in so far as those provisions relate to an authority falling within section 1(1)(d) or (e) of the Act.



Signed by authority of the Secretary of State


Hilary Armstrong
Minister of State, Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions

28th July 1999



SCHEDULE 1
Article 2(2)


PROVISIONS COMING INTO FORCE ON 10TH AUGUST 1999


(1)(2)
Provisions of the ActSubject matter of provisions
Section 1(1)(a), (b), (c), (g), (h), (2)(a), (b) and (c) and (5)Best value authorities: definition.
Section 3(2), (3) and (4)The general duty: consultation, definition of "representatives", and guidance.
Section 4(3) and (4)Performance indicators and standards: consultation and specification requirements.
Section 12(4)Fees: consultation.
Section 23(4)Accounts: consultation.
Section 26(2)(c), (3) and (4)Guidance: consultation requirements.



SCHEDULE 2
Article 3(2)


PROVISIONS COMING INTO FORCE ON 27TH SEPTEMBER 1999


(1)(2)
Provisions of the ActSubject matter of provisions
Section 2 except subsection (4)Power to extend or disapply.
Section 4(1) and (2)Performance indicators and standards: orders.
Section 5(2), (4), (5), (6) and (7)Best value reviews: orders and guidance.
Section 6Best value performance plans.
Section 8(2), (3), (4), (5), (6) and (7)Code of practice and fees: preparation by the Audit Commission of code of practice and prescription of fees.
Section 10(4) for the purposes of the issue of guidance by the Secretary of StateInspections: guidance.
Section 12(1)Fees: prescription of fees by the Audit Commission.
Section 15(7) and (8)Secretary of State's powers: Regulations.
Section 19Contracts: exclusion of non-commercial considerations.
Section 20Publication of information.
Section 22Audit Commission.
Section 23, except subsection (4)Accounts.
Section 25Coordination of inspections, &c.
Section 26(1) and (2)(a), (b) and (d)Guidance: general.



SCHEDULE 3
Article 4(2)


PROVISIONS COMING INTO FORCE ON 1ST APRIL 2000


(1)(2)
Provisions of the ActSubject matter of provisions
Section 3(1)The general duty
Section 4(5)Best value authorities' duty to meet performance standards.
Section 5(1) and (3)Best value authorities' obligation to conduct reviews.
Section 7Audit of best value performance plans.
Section 8(1)Auditor's obligation to have regard to any code of practice issued under section 8.
Section 9Response to audit.
Section 10(1), (2), (3) and (4) so far as not already in forceBest value inspections by the Audit Commission.
Section 11Inspectors' powers and duties.
Section 12(2) and (3)Fees payable for best value inspections.
Section 13Inspection reports.
Section 15 except subsections (7) and (8)Secretary of State's powers: Enforcement.


Notes:

[1] 1999 c. 27.back



ISBN 0 11 085043 2


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