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1The provisions of this Schedule identify the areas which constitute counties in England, counties in Wales or areas in Scotland for the purposes of the lieutenancies in Great Britain.E+W+S
2The counties in England for the purposes of this Act are—E+W+S
(a)Greater London (excluding the City of London);
(b)the areas which are to be regarded as counties for those purposes by virtue of paragraph 3; and
(c)any other areas in England which are counties for the purposes of the M1Local Government Act 1972.
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3The local government areas (or parts of local government areas) described in each entry in the second column of the following Table shall be regarded for the purposes of this Act as one county to be known by the name specified in the first column.E+W+S
|County for the purposes of this Act||Local government areas|
|Bedfordshire||Bedfordshire and Luton|
|Buckinghamshire||Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes|
|[F1Cambridgeshire||Cambridgeshire and Peterborough]|
|[F1Cheshire||Cheshire, Halton and Warrington]|
|Derbyshire||Derbyshire and Derby|
|[F1Devon||Devon, Plymouth and Torbay]|
|Dorset||Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole|
|Durham||Durham, Darlington, Hartlepool and so much of Stockton-on-Tees as lies north of the line for the time being of the centre of the River Tees|
|The East Riding of Yorkshire||The East Riding of Yorkshire and Kingston upon Hull (City of)|
|East Sussex||East Sussex and Brighton and Hove|
|[F1Essex||Essex, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock]|
|Gloucestershire||Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire|
|Hampshire||Hampshire, Portsmouth and Southampton|
|[F1Kent||Kent and the Medway Towns]|
|[F1Lancashire||Lancashire, Blackburn and Blackpool]|
|Leicestershire||Leicestershire and Leicester|
|Lincolnshire||Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire and North East Lincolnshire|
|North Yorkshire||North Yorkshire, Middlesbrough, Redcar and Cleveland, York and so much of Stockton-on-Tees as lies south of the line for the time being of the centre of the River Tees|
|[F1Nottinghamshire||Nottinghamshire and Nottingham]|
|[F1Shropshire||Shropshire and The Wrekin]|
|Somerset||Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset and North Somerset.|
|Staffordshire||Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent|
|Wiltshire||Wiltshire and Thamesdown.|
4The City of London shall be treated as a county for the purposes of sections 5 and 6.E+W+S
5The Isles of Scilly shall be treated as part of the county of Cornwall for the purposes of this Act.E+W+S
6The counties in Wales for the purposes of this Act are the preserved counties, that is to say, the counties in Wales as they stood immediately before the passing of the M2Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (but subject to any redrawing of their boundaries by or under that Act or the M3Local Government Act 1972).E+W+S
7The areas in Scotland for the purposes of this Act are—E+W+S
(a)the cities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow; and
(b)the areas specified in an Order in Council under paragraph 8.
8Her Majesty may by Order in Council divide Scotland (apart from the cities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow) into such areas for the purposes of this Act as She thinks fit.E+W+S
9Any deputy lieutenant who, immediately before the date on which an Order in Council under paragraph 8 is made, holds office for an area affected by the Order shall (without prejudice to any power of removal or directing removal from any office) continue to hold office on and after that date as deputy lieutenant for the area in which he resides or for such other area as may be specified in the Order.E+W+S
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