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Local Government Act 1972

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Section 1.

SCHEDULE 1E+W Counties and Metropolitan Districts in England

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1By The Uncertificated Securities (Amendment) (Eligible Debt Securities) Regulations 2003 (S.I. 2003/1633), reg. 15, Sch. 2 para. 17 it is provided (24.6.2003) that the reference in Sch. 1 para. 6 to "other securities so transferable" shall include a reference to uncertificated units of eligible debt securities

Part IIIE+W Rules as to Boundaries

1E+WThe boundaries of the new local government areas shall be mered by Ordnance Survey.

2E+WAny such boundary defined on the map annexed to any order under Part VI of the 1933 Act or Part II of the M1Local Government Act 1958 or section 6 of the 1963 Act by reference to proposed works shall, if the works have not been executed at the time of the completion of the first survey made after the passing of this Act for a new edition of Ordnance Survey large-scale plans including that boundary, be mered as if the boundary had not been so defined.

Marginal Citations

3E+WThe boundary dividing the Egerton ward of the urban district of Turton referred to in Part I of this Schedule shall be such as the Secretary of State may by order determine on or near the general line of Delph Brook to the end of the Reservoir Dam, thence to Blackburn Road north of Moss Cottages and thence north-eastwards to the ward boundary.

4E+WThe boundary dividing the borough of Whitley Bay referred to in Part I of this Schedule shall be such as the Secretary of State may by order determine on or near the general line of the access road to Hartley West Farm, Hartley Lane, West End, the northern boundaries of Ordnance Survey parcels 0057, 2657 and 4156 and thence north-eastwards to the boundary of the borough.

5E+WThe boundary in the parish of Harraton referred to in Part I of this Schedule shall be such as the Secretary of State may by order determine on or near the general line of the link road C8 between Western Highway and Vigo Lane.

6E+WThe boundary dividing the parishes of East Harptree, West Harptree, Compton Martin, Ubley, Blagdon and Burrington referred to in Part II of this Schedule shall be such as the Secretary of State may by order determine generally between the 500 ft. and 800 ft. contours on the northern slopes of the Mendip Hills to the vicinity of Burrington Camp and thence westwards to the boundary of the parish of Burrington.

7E+WThe boundary dividing the parish of Wexham referred to in Part II of this Schedule shall be such as the Secretary of State may by order determine on or near the general line of the northern and eastern boundaries of Wexham Hospital, Wexham Park Lane, the eastern and southern boundaries of Ordnance Survey parcels 49, 48a, 31, 32, 33, 15, 14 and 13, Church Lane and Uxbridge Road south-westwards from Church Lane.

8E+WThe boundary dividing the parish of Christchurch East referred to in Part II of this Schedule shall be such as the Secretary of State may by order determine on or near the general line from the neighbourhood of Barrett’s Copse to the River Mude in the neighbourhood of Waterhouse Farm and thence along that river downstream to the parish boundary.

9E+WThe boundary dividing the parish of Sopley referred to in Part II of this Schedule shall be such as the Secretary of State may by order determine on or near the general line of the River Avon.

10E+WThe boundary dividing the parish of Herringfleet referred to in Part II of this Schedule shall be such as the Secretary of State may by order determine on or near the general line of Blocka Lane, Blocka Road, Herringfleet Road, the southern boundaries of Ordnance Survey parcels 105B, 80, 77 and 78, and thence to the parish boundary.

11E+WThe boundary dividing the parish of Corton referred to in Part II of this Schedule shall be such as the Secretary of State may by order determine on or near the general line of an extension eastwards of the southern boundary of the parish of Hopton-on-Sea.

12E+WThe boundary dividing the parish of Horley referred to in Part II of this Schedule shall be such as the Secretary of State may by order determine on or near the general line of the River Mole, Burstow Stream, the railway from Horley to Earlswood and Crossoak Lane.

Part IVE+W Divided Parishes

1E+WThe following areas shall be parishes, that is to say—

(a)the part of the existing parish of Altcar in Lancashire;

(b)the part of the existing parish of Altcar in Merseyside;

(c)the part of the existing parish of Birtley in district (c) in Tyne and Wear;

(d)the part of the existing parish of Blagdon in Avon;

(e)the part of the existing parish of Bold in Merseyside;

(f)the part of the existing parish of Burnham in Berkshire;

(g)the part of the existing parish of Burnham in Buckinghamshire;

(h)the part of the existing parish of Burrington in Avon;

(i)the parts of the existing parishes of Charlwood and Horley in Surrey;

(j)the part of the existing parish of Charlwood in West Sussex;

(k)the part of the existing parish of Christchurch East in Dorset;

(l)the part of the existing parish of Christchurch East in Hampshire;

(m)the part of the existing parish of Compton Martin in Avon;

(n)the part of the existing parish of Corton in Suffolk;

(o)the part of the existing parish of East Harptree in Avon;

(p)the part of the existing parish of Harraton in Durham;

(q)the part of the existing parish of Harworth in Nottinghamshire;

(r)the part of the existing parish of Herringfleet in Suffolk;

(s)the part of the existing parish of Horley in West Sussex;

(t)the part of the existing parish of Loxton in Avon;

(u)the part of the existing parish of Lydiate in Merseyside;

(v)the part of the existing parish of Sopley in Hampshire;

(w)the part of the existing parish of South Biddick in Durham;

(x)the part of the existing parish of Ubley in Avon;

(y)the part of the existing parish of West Harptree in Avon;

(z)the part of the existing parish of Wexham in Berkshire; and

(za)the part of the existing parish of Wexham in Buckinghamshire.

2(1)The part of the existing parish of Bold in Cheshire shall be added to the parish of Great Sankey.E+W

(2)The parts of the existing parishes of Blagdon, Burrington, Compton Martin, East Harptree, Ubley and West Harptree in Somerset shall be added to the parish of Priddy.

(3)The part of the existing parish of Corton in Norfolk shall be added to the parish of Hopton-on-Sea.

(4)The part of the existing parish of Harworth in South Yorkshire shall be added to the parish of Bawtry.

(5)The part of the existing parish of Herringfleet in Norfolk shall be added to the parish of Fritton.

(6)The part of the existing parish of Loxton in Somerset shall be added to the parish of East Brent.

(7)The part of the existing parish of Lydiate in Lancashire shall be added to the parish of Downholland.

(8)The part of the existing parish of Sopley in Dorset shall be added to the parish of Hurn.

3E+WThe parts of the existing parishes of Birtley, Harraton and South Biddick in district (e) in Tyne and Wear shall cease to be in any parish.

4E+WParagraphs 1 to 3 above shall not prevent any existing rural parish from continuing to exist as such until 1st April 1974.

Part VE+W Constitution of Parishes by Reference to existing Urban District and Borough Boundaries

1(1)The English Commission shall consult the councils of existing counties, boroughs and urban districts and the committees established under section 264(1)(b) above with a view to making proposals to the Secretary of State for the constitution of parishes each of which has a boundary coterminous with that of—E+W

(a)an existing urban district or borough, the area of which is not divided by or under section 1 above between two or more districts, or

(b)so much of an existing urban district or borough, the area of which is so divided, as is wholly comprised in a single district,

and for naming those parishes.

(2)The Secretary of State may give the Commission directions for their guidance in making any such proposals.

2(1)The Secretary of State shall by order give effect to any proposals under paragraph 1 above, either as made to him or with modifications, but except in so far as any such order specifies part of the boundary of a district as part of the boundary of a parish no such order may specify for a parish a boundary different from that of an existing urban district or borough.E+W

(2)A statutory instrument containing an order under this paragraph shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.

3E+WThe constitution of an area as a parish under this Part of this Schedule shall not affect—

(a)the continued existence, subject to section 1(10) above, of the borough or urban district the area of which or of part of which is co-extensive with that of the parish, or

(b)the power to make changes in local government areas under Part IV above.

4E+WIn this Part of this Schedule “borough” does not include a London borough or a borough which becomes a parish by virtue of section 1(9) above.

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