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Charlwood and Horley Act 1974

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1Transfer of parts of new parishes of Charlwood and Horley to Surrey.

(1)So much of the new parishes of Charlwood and Horley as lies north of the boundary referred to in subsection (2) below is hereby transferred from the new county of West Sussex to the new county of Surrey.

(2)The said boundary (being a boundary starting at a point on the western boundary of the new parish of Charlwood northeast of Oaklands Park, then running in an easterly direction to Russ Hill and Westfield Place, from Westfield Place in an easterly and then a northerly direction to Horley Road and then on or near the general line of Horley Road to the Longbridge roundabout and finally running south-east and east on or near the line of the proposed link road from the M23 motorway to its junction with the eastern boundary of the new parish of Horley) shall be that shown by a line coloured red on the map deposited in connection with the Bill for this Act with the Clerks of the existing Surrey and West Sussex county councils and in the Office of the Clerk of the Parliaments and the Private Bill Office of the House of Commons.

(3)The part of the new parish of Charlwood transferred by this section to the new county of Surrey, less the excepted area of Charlwood, shall be a parish by the name of Charlwood and shall form part of the district of Mole Valley in that cburity;

(4)The part of the new parish of Horley transferred by this section to the new county of Surrey, together with the excepted area of Charlwood, shall be a parish by the name of Horley and shall form part of the district of Reigate and Banstead in that county.

(5)In this section the " excepted area of Charlwood " means that part of the new parish of Charlwood which lies north-east of the boundary referred to in subsection (2) above and southwest of the existing parish boundary along the Gatwick stream.

(6)The parts of the new parishes of Charlwood and Horley not transferred by this section to the new county of Surrey shall not form part of any parish.

(7)There shall be separate parish councils for the parishes of Charlwood and Horley established by this section.

(8)The new parish of Salfords and Sidlow in the new county of Surrey is hereby transferred from the district of Mole Valley to the district of Reigate and Banstead.

(9)The following councillors, that is to say—

(a)the councillors elected to the council of the new county of West Sussex for the electoral division of Charlwood and Horley;

(b)the councillors elected to the council of the district of Crawley for district wards Nos. 10 and 11; and

(c)the councillors elected to the council of the district of Mole Valley for district ward No. 18;

shall be deemed to have retired on the passing of this Act and no election shall be held under the Local Government Act 1972 to fill the vacancies in their offices.

(10)The councillor elected to the council of the new county of Surrey for the electoral division of Dorking Rural shall continue in office until the fourth day after the election of county councillors for that county held in pursuance of an order under section 2(2) below and shall then retire.

(11)The parish councillors elected for the new parish of Charlwood shall continue in office as members of the council of the parish of Charlwood established by this section and shall so continue until the fourth day after the election of parish councillors for the latter parish which is held in pursuance of any such order and shall then retire.

(12)The parish councillors elected for the new parish of Horley shall, subject to any such order, continue in office as members of the council of the parish of Horley established by this section, but the parish councillors elected for Ward No. 3 of the former parish shall only so continue until the fourth day after the election of parish councillors for the latter parish which is held in pursuance of any such order and shall then retire.

(13)Nothing in this section affects the council of the new parish of Salfords and Sidlow.

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