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An Act to provide that Northern Ireland shall be divided into twenty-six local government districts and that each of those districts shall be divided into wards; to appoint a Commissioner to make recommendations regarding the boundaries and names of those districts and wards and the number of wards in each district; and for purposes connected therewith.
(1)Northern Ireland shall for the purposes of local government be divided into twenty-six districts to be known as local government districts and shall be so divided that each local government district incorporates the whole or the major part of one of the places specified in Schedule 1.
(2)Each local government district shall be divided into district electoral divisions to be known as wards.
(3)The boundaries and names of the local government districts and the number, boundaries and names of the wards into which each of those districts is divided shall be such as are prescribed by an order made under section 4(5).
S.2 rep. by SLR 1976
S.3 rep. by 1975 c.25; SLR 1976
Subs.(1)—(4) rep. by SLR 1976
Subs. (5) rep. by SR 1984/209
(6)The validity of any order purporting to be made under subsection (5) and reciting that a draft thereof has been approved by resolution of each House of Parliament shall not be called in question in any legal proceedings whatever.
Ss.5,6 rep. by SLR 1980
This Act may be cited as the Local Government (Boundaries) Act (Northern Ireland) 1971 and shall be construed as one with the Local Government Acts (Northern Ireland) 1898 to 1968 and those Acts and this Act may be cited together as the Local Government Acts (Northern Ireland) 1898 to 1971.
|1.||Antrim urban district electoral division.|
|2.||Armagh urban district.|
|3.||Ballycastle urban district.|
|5.||Ballymoney urban district.|
|6.||Banbridge urban district.|
|8.||Belfast county borough.|
|10.||Castlereagh district electoral division.|
|12.||Cookstown urban district.|
|13.||Craigavon urban district.|
|14.||Downpatrick urban district.|
|15.||Dungannon urban district.|
|18.||Limavady urban district.|
|20.||Londonderry county borough.|
|21.||Magherafelt district electoral division.|
|22.||Newry urban district.|
|23.||Newtownabbey urban district.|
|25.||Omagh urban district.|
|26.||Strabane urban district.|
Schedules 2,3 rep. by SLR 1976
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