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Change of District Name (Derry and Strabane) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2016 No. 9

Local Government

Change of District Name (Derry and Strabane) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

Made

18th January 2016

Coming into operation

24th February 2016

The Department of the Environment makes the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 51(1) of the Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972(1), and now vested in it(2).

In accordance with that section 51(1), the Department of the Environment has received an application from Derry and Strabane City Council to change the name of the district of the council from Derry and Strabane to Derry City and Strabane.

Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Change of District Name (Derry and Strabane) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 and shall come into operation on 24th February 2016

Change of district name

2.  The name of the district of Derry and Strabane shall be changed to Derry City and Strabane.

Sealed with the Official Seal of the Department of the Environment on 18th January 2016.

(L.S.)

Nichola Creagh

A senior officer of the Department of the Environment

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

This Order changes the name of the local government district of Derry and Strabane identified in Article 2(1) of, and Schedule 1 to, the Local Government (Boundaries) Order (Northern Ireland) 2012 to Derry City and Strabane.

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