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Citation and commencement

1.  This Order may be cited as the Fife Council Area and Perth and Kinross Council Area (Keltybridge and Fife Environmental Energy Park at Westfield) Boundaries Amendment Order 2017 and comes into force on 2nd February 2018.

Interpretation

2.—(1) In this Order—

“the 1977 Regulations” means the Local Government Area Changes (Scotland) Regulations 1977(1);

“Area A” means Area A described in the schedule and shown delineated and marked “Area A” on boundary map 1;

“Area B” means Area B described in the schedule and shown delineated and marked “Area B” on boundary map 1;

“Area C” means Area C described in the schedule and shown delineated and marked “Area C” on boundary map 1;

“Area D” means Area D described in the schedule and shown delineated and marked “Area D” on boundary map 2;

“Area E” means Area E described in the schedule and shown delineated and marked “Area E” on boundary map 2;

“Area F” means Area F described in the schedule and shown delineated and marked “Area F” on boundary map 2;

“Area G” means Area G described in the schedule and shown delineated and marked “Area G” on boundary map 3;

“boundary map 1” means the boundary map recorded by the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland on the DVD-ROM—

(a)

entitled “Map 1 of the Fife Council Area and Perth and Kinross Council Area (Keltybridge and Fife Environmental Energy Park at Westfield) Boundaries Amendment Order 2017”; and

(b)

certified and deposited with the local authorities affected and elsewhere in accordance with regulation 3 of the 1977 Regulations;

“boundary map 2” means the boundary map recorded by the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland on the DVD-ROM—

(a)

entitled “Map 2 of the Fife Council Area and Perth and Kinross Council Area (Keltybridge and Fife Environmental Energy Park at Westfield) Boundaries Amendment Order 2017”; and

(b)

certified and deposited with the local authorities affected and elsewhere in accordance with regulation 3 of the 1977 Regulations; and

“boundary map 3” means the boundary map recorded by the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland on the DVD-ROM—

(a)

entitled “Map 3 of the Fife Council Area and Perth and Kinross Council Area (Keltybridge and Fife Environmental Energy Park at Westfield) Boundaries Amendment Order 2017”; and

(b)

certified and deposited with the local authorities affected and elsewhere in accordance with regulation 3 of the 1977 Regulations.

(2) References to administrative boundaries in the schedule are references to the boundaries existing immediately before the commencement of this Order.

Application of the 1977 Regulations

3.  The provisions of the 1977 Regulations apply in relation to the area changes effected by this Order—

(a)except insofar as they can have no application in relation to those changes; and

(b)subject to the modification of regulation 2 of the 1977 Regulations by substituting for the definition of “map”—

“map” means the map or maps defining the transferred area and includes any such map or maps recorded by the Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland on a DVD-ROM identified as relative to the order..

Area changes

4.—(1) Area A, Area B, Area E and Area G are transferred to the area of Fife Council.

(2) Area C, Area D and Area F are transferred to the area of Perth and Kinross Council.

Consequential changes of electoral arrangement

5.—(1) Area A and that part of Area B lying to the west of the midline of the M90—

(a)cease to form part of electoral ward 8 (Kinross-shire) of the area of Perth and Kinross Council(2); and

(b)form part of electoral ward 1 (West Fife and Coastal Villages) of the area of Fife Council(3).

(2) That part of Area B lying to the east of the midline of the M90 and Area E—

(a)cease to form part of electoral ward 8 (Kinross-shire) of the area of Perth and Kinross Council; and

(b)form part of electoral ward 7 (Cowdenbeath) of the area of Fife Council.

(3) Area G—

(a)ceases to form part of electoral ward 8 (Kinross-shire) of the area of Perth and Kinross Council; and

(b)forms part of electoral ward 13 (Glenrothes West and Kinglassie) of the area of Fife Council.

(4) Area C, Area D and Area F—

(a)cease to form part of electoral ward 7 (Cowdenbeath) of the area of Fife Council; and

(b)form part of electoral ward 8 (Kinross-shire) of the area of Perth and Kinross Council.

JOE FITZPATRICK

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

5th December 2017