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The Cheshire (Structural Changes) Order 2008

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Cheshire (Structural Changes) Order 2008 No. 634

Draft Order laid before Parliament under section 240(6) of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007, for approval by resolution of each House of Parliament.

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2008 No. XXXX

LOCAL GOVERNMENT, ENGLAND

The Cheshire (Structural Changes) Order 2008

Made

*** 2008

Coming into force in accordance with article 1

This Order implements, without modification, a proposal, submitted to the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government under section 2 of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007(1), that there should be a single tier of local government for the county of Cheshire.

The proposal was made by Chester City Council, Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council, Macclesfield Borough Council and Vale Royal Borough Council, acting jointly.

The Secretary of State did not make a request under section 4 of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 (request for Boundary Committee for England’s advice).

Before making the Order the Secretary of State consulted the following about the proposal—

(a) every authority affected by the proposal (except the authorities which made it); and

(b) other persons the Secretary of State considered appropriate.

A draft of this Order was laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament in accordance with section 240(6) of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007.

The Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government makes this Order in the exercise of the powers conferred by sections 7, 11, 12 and 13 of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007:

(1)

2007 c.28. See section 21(3) as to proposals made in response to pre-commencement invitations, and section 23(3).

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