This Order may be cited as the Local Government Act 1988 (Defined Activities) (Exemption) (Easington District Council) Order 1998 and shall come into force on 19th November 1998.
The management of sports and leisure facilities by the council of the district of Easington shall not be treated as a defined activity so long as it is carried out at the following leisure centres:
(a) the Peterlee Leisure Centre, St Cuthbert's Way, Peterlee; and
(b) the Seaham Leisure Centre, Recreation Ground, Deneside, Seaham
during the period beginning with 1st January 1999 and ending on 31st December 1999.
Signed by authority of the Secretary of State
Minister of State,
Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
22nd October 1998
Under Part I of the Local Government Act 1988 (competition), work falling within certain defined activities may be carried out by local authorities only if particular conditions are fulfilled.
Article 2 of this Order exempts from the requirements of Part I the management of sports and leisure facilities by Easington District Council so long as it is carried out at the Peterlee Leisure Centre or the Seaham Leisure Centre during the period beginning with 1st January 1999 and ending on 31st December 1999.