Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (Amendment) Bill

Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (Amendment) BillThe Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 (Amendment) Bill, presented to Parliament on 10 July 2013, is a private Members Bill introduced by Dan Rogerson MP. 

The amendment Bill seeks to amend Schedule 4, paragraph 1, sub-paragraph (1) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 by proposing to replace “or offering for sale of any article” with “, offering or providing for sale of any article or service”.

The intention of the amendment Bill will be to require those providing a service from a fixed pitch in a designated area to apply for a licence to trade and for connected purposes.

This Bill is expected to have its second reading debate on 6 September 2013.  It will extend to England and Wales only and will come into force two months after Royal Assent.

 

Update 6 September 2013

The Bill was not moved for debate on 6 September 2013. The order to read the Bill a second time lapsed. There is no indication when the Bill will progress further.