Greater London Authority Bill - continued        House of Lords
SCHEDULE 28, AMENDMENTS RELATING TO THE FIRE ETC AUTHORITY - continued
PART I, PUBLIC GENERAL ACTS - continued

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  THE EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES ACT 1973
 
Exemptions
      22. In section 13 of the Employment Agencies Act 1973 (interpretation) in subsection (7) (which specifies what the Act does not apply to) after paragraph (fg) there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "(fh) the exercise by the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority of any of its functions;".
 
  THE HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK ETC. ACT 1974
 
Restrictions on disclosure of information
      23. In section 28 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974 (restrictions on disclosure of information) in subsection (6) (which extends the meaning of local authority in subsections (3) to (5)) at the end there shall be added "and the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority".
 
 
  THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1976
 
Local authority
      24. In section 44(1) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (interpretation of Part I) in the definition of "local authority"-
 
 
    (a) in paragraph (a), after "a joint authority established by Part IV of the Local Government Act 1985" there shall be inserted "and the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority"; and
 
    (b) in paragraph (c) after "(waste regulation and disposal authorities)," there shall be inserted "the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority".
 
  THE RENT (AGRICULTURE) ACT 1976
 
No statutory tenancy in certain cases
      25. In section 5 of the Rent (Agriculture) Act 1976 (no statutory tenancy where landlord's interest belongs to local authority etc) in subsection (3) (which specifies the bodies in question) after paragraph (bb) (joint authorities) there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "(bbb) the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority;".
 
  THE RENT ACT 1977
 
No protected tenancy in certain cases
      26. In section 14 of the Rent Act 1977 (no protected tenancy where landlord's interest belongs to a local authority etc) after paragraph (cb) (joint authorities) there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "(cc) the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority;".
 
  THE PROTECTION FROM EVICTION ACT 1977
 
Excluded tenancies and licences
     27. In section 3A of the Protection from Eviction Act 1977 (excluded tenancies and licences) in subsection (8) (excluded licence in case of hostel provided by a body specified in that subsection) in paragraph (a) after "the Inner London Education Authority," there shall be inserted "the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority,".
 
 
  THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT, PLANNING AND LAND ACT 1980
 
Duty to publish information
     28. In section 2 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (duty of authorities to publish information) in subsection (1) (which specifies the authorities to which the section applies) after paragraph (ka) (joint authorities) there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "(kb) the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority;".
 
Direct labour organisations
     29. In section 20(1) of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (interpretation of Part III) in the definition of "local authority", in paragraph (a), after "a joint authority established by Part IV of the Local Government Act 1985" there shall be inserted ", the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority".
 
 
Disposal of land
     30. In section 98 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (disposal of land at direction of Secretary of State) in the subsection (8A) which is inserted by paragraph 56 of Schedule 11 to the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (and which specifies the bodies mentioned in the subsection (8)(d) inserted by the same provision) after paragraph (e) (joint authorities) there shall be inserted "and
 
 
    (f) the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority."
 
Directions to dispose of land: supplementary
     31. In section 99 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (disposal of land- supplementary) in subsection (4) (representations by certain bodies) after paragraph (db) (joint authorities) there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "(dbb) the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority;".
 
Meaning of "subsidiary" in Part X
     32. In section 100 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (interpretation and extent of Part X) in the subsection (1) which is substituted by paragraph 57 of Schedule 11 to the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (and which defines "subsidiary" in relation to different bodies) in paragraph (a), before "or a joint authority established by Part IV of the Local Government Act 1985" there shall be inserted ", the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority"
 
 
Bodies to whom Part X applies
      33. In Schedule 16 to the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (bodies to whom Part X applies) after paragraph 5B (joint authorities) there shall be inserted-
 
 
 " 5BB. The London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority."
 
 
  THE ACQUISITION OF LAND ACT 1981
 
Local authority etc land
      34. - (1) The Acquisition of Land Act 1981 shall be amended as follows.
 
      (2) In section 7(1) (general definitions) in the definition of "local authority", after paragraph (a) there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "(a1) the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority;".
      (3) In section 17 (compulsory purchase of local authority and statutory undertakers' land) in subsection (4), in the definition of "local authority", in paragraph (a), after "Common Council of the City of London," there shall be inserted "the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority,".
 
 
  THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT (MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS) ACT 1982
 
Enforceability of covenants
      35. In section 33 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (enforceability by local authorities of covenants relating to land) in subsection (9)(a) (meaning of "principal council" in that section) after "the London Residuary Body," there shall be inserted "the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority,".
 
 
Lost and uncollected property
      36. In section 41 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (lost and uncollected property) in subsection (13), in the definition of "local authority", after paragraph (e) (joint authorities) there shall be inserted "and
 
 
    (f) the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority;".
 
Arrangements under the Employment and Training Act 1973
      37. In section 45 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (power of local authority to enter into arrangements with Secretary of State under the Employment and Training Act 1973) in subsection (2) (local authorities to whom the section applies) after paragraph (c) there shall be inserted "and
 
 
    (d) the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority."
 
  THE COUNTY COURTS ACT 1984
 
Right of audience
      38. In section 60 of the County Courts Act 1984 (right of audience) in subsection (3), in the definition of "local authority", after "a joint authority established by Part IV of the Local Government Act 1985" there shall be inserted "the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority,".
 
 
  THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1985
 
First appointments
      39. In section 30 of the Local Government Act 1985 (first appointments) subsection (2)(a) (which required notice of the first appointments to the London Fire and Civil Defence Authority to be given to the Greater London Council and which is spent) shall cease to have effect.
 
 
General fund
      40. - (1) The Fire etc Authority shall continue to keep a general fund under and in accordance with section 72 of the Local Government Act 1985.
 
      (2) Accordingly, after subsection (4) of that section there shall be inserted-
 
 
    "(5) Any reference in this section to a new authority includes a reference to the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority."
 
 
Number of members of joint authorities
      41. In Schedule 10 to the Local Government Act 1985 (number of members of joint authorities) Part I (which relates to the Fire etc Authority) shall cease to have effect.
 
 
  THE HOUSING ACT 1985
 
Local authority
      42. In section 4 of the Housing Act 1985 (other descriptions of authority) in paragraph (e) (local authorities) after the words "a joint authority established by Part IV of the Local Government Act 1985", in both places where they occur, there shall be inserted " and the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority".
 
 
  THE HOUSING ASSOCIATIONS ACT 1985
 
Local authority
      43. In section 106(1) of the Housing Associations Act 1985 (definitions) in the definition of "local authority"-
 
 
    (a) after "a joint authority established by Part IV of the Local Government Act 1985" there shall be inserted "and the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority"; and
 
    (b) after "such a joint authority" there shall be inserted ", the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority".
 
  THE LANDLORD AND TENANT ACT 1985
 
Local authority
      44. In section 38 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 (minor definitions) in the definition of "local authority" after "a joint authority established by Part IV of the Local Government Act 1985" there shall be inserted "and the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority".
 
 
  THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT 1986
 
Local authority publicity
      45. In section 6(2) of the Local Government Act 1986 (meaning of "local authority" in Part II) in paragraph (a), after the entry "a joint authority established by Part IV of the Local Government Act 1985," there shall be inserted the entry-
 
 
 
    " the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority,".
 
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