The 1988 Code only applies to councils in Scotland.
This Code applied to England and Wales until 2001. It was amended in 2001 for England and Wales only and was replaced by the 2011 Code for England (see Appendix 1). In 2013 a new Code for Wales was published. There is no similar Code for councils in Northern Ireland.
Status of the Code
1 This Code is issued by the Secretaries of State for the Environment, Scotland and Wales in pursuance of their powers under section 4(1) of the Local Government Act 1986. The Code was drawn up following the consultations with interested parties in local government required by section 4(4) of the Act. It has been ...