1 Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (Additional Authorities) Order 2008 and shall come into force one month after the day on which it is made.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 15 February 2008: see above.

2 Additional Authorities

2Additional Authorities

In section 17(2) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (duty to consider crime and disorder implications), at the end of subsection (2) (authorities to which the duty applies) there is inserted—

“the Greater London Authority;

the London Development Agency.

Transport for London.”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 15 February 2008: see art 1.

Signature

Tony McNulty

Minster of State

Home Office

14th January 2008

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Order)

This Order amends the list of authorities in section 17(2) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 to which the duty in section 17(1) applies. The duty in section 17(1) is a duty to exercise functions with regard to the likely effect of those functions on, and the need to do all that a body or person reasonably can to prevent, crime and disorder (including anti-social behaviour and behaviour adversely affecting the local environment) in the area and the misuse of drugs, alcohol and other substances in the area. The bodies added are the Greater London Authority, the London Development Agency and Transport for London.